San Juan Bautista School of Medicine Loses Accreditation

Reeling from its sudden loss of accreditation, Caguas-based San Juan Bautista School of Medicine is considering all its options, including going to federal court to fight back against what it considers a “precipitated and unfair” decision by the national accrediting authority for medical education programs in the U.S. and Canada, News is my Business has learned.

by By Lorraine Blasor
Special to News is my Business


Don Dees knows someone directly affected by this unfortunate situation. Can you imagine what you would feel like to be accepted into medical school, spending years working to become a doctor, and then to be suddenly told that you might have to start all over?

As I sit here day after day, the piles of destruction are mounting all around me. Puerto Rico is undergoing the biggest destruction of value ever to face a western nation. With high levels of bankruptcy, corruption, and unemployment Puerto Rican society is woefully witnessing the dismantling of the infrastructure that fueled the sharp rise in quality of life in Puerto Rico following Operation Bootstrap.

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2 de diciembre de 2011, 17:32
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San Juan Bautista deserves to lose accreditation. The truth finally comes out when they filed a case against the LCME. There are so many things that the school has failed to comply with according to the LCME standards.

Aside from everything that the LCME has found. What the LCME doesnt know is that even the basic sciences are lacking. One or two of the cadavers rotted in the first few weeks of anatomy lab. They have not been able to teach us how to do the musculoskeletal exam appropriately until finally they brought a rheumatologist in to teach.

The administration has been nothing but rude during the whole process. There is not a single person in the administration that shows their understanding for the student's hardship after finding out that their future is at stake.