SJSM has a richly diverse faculty and student body, speaking about 20 different languages, that reflects the cultural tapestry of the diverse population of our students, faculty, staff, and patients in the US and Canada, and adds value to SJSM educational and clinical landscape. Our admissions representatives are working to recruit minority students and to provide academic, social, emotional, and financial support.
Saint James School of Medicine strives to be an inclusive environment, believing that the creative energy and variety of insights that result from diversity are a vital component of the intellectual rigor and the social fabric of the School. We value and promote diversity in our community of students, faculty, and staff in order to bring varying perspectives to the development of thoughtful physicians and investigators.
SJSM seeks to enhance diversity within its learning environment and to address health care disparities in our society by ensuring through a combination of pipeline, recruitment, and retention efforts that members of the following groups are an integral part of our academic, research and clinical community: Students, faculty, and senior administrative staff: African American/Black, Hispanic/Latino, Native American/Alaska Native, and/or Female.
Approved by the School Curriculum Committee July 2018