The mission of the San Juan Bautista School of Medicine is to educate a culturally and linguistical diverse generation of physicians and other health professionals. The school’s special interest is centered on community health, conducting research on translational community medicine, and or graduating physicians who are responsive to the health needs of underserved and medically vulnerable populations. The Admissions Committee uses a holistic admissions process to ensure the applicant pool and student body is broadly diverse to enable the School to achieve its mission, vision, and goals. The Committee look for applicants who demonstrate not just high academic achievements, but also motivation, empathy, good communication skills in both Spanish and English, cultural competence, problem-solving skills, critical thinking, integrity, resiliency, compassion and altruism. All candidates must meet the technical standards for admission.  If this describes you, we encourage you to apply.


In keeping with official policies, San Juan Bautista School of Medicine does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation and veteran, marital or parental status. If a candidate is accepted at SJBSM and has a disability that requires reasonable accommodation must present a written request to the Deanship of Students Affairs Office.