Med School Rankings by Specialty 2011

According to the U.S. News & World Report’s Medical School Rankings 2011, University of Washington is one of the best performers with top 10 rankings in both Primary Care and Research Rankings. In addition, UW School of Medicine is also ranked highly in a number of specialty programs such as Family medicine (No. 1 ), Rural medicine (No. 1), Geriatrics (No. 6), Internal medicine (No. 6 ), etc.

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has a number of specialty areas listed in the top 10: Family medicine (3rd); Rural medicine (7th); AIDS (8th); Women’s health (tied for 10th).

In the Best Medical Schools specialty ranking for pediatrics, Stanford University moved up a place from 7th to 6th in 2011, while the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) School of Medicine moved up three places to 7th (from 10th in 2010).

Some of the Specialty Rankings include:

Rural medicine
1. University of Washington
2. University of New Mexico
3. University of Minnesota
4. Oregon Health & Science University
5. University of North Dakota
6. East Tennessee State University (Quillen)
7. University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
8. University of Vermont
8. University of Wisconsin-Madison
10. University of South Dakota (Sanford)
10. West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine
10. West Virginia University

Pediatrics
1. Harvard University
2. University of Pennsylvania
3. University of Cincinnati
4. Johns Hopkins University
5. Baylor College of Medicine
6. Stanford University
7. University of California, San Francisco
8. University of Washington
9. Duke University
9. University of Colorado, Denver
9. Washington University in St. Louis

Geriatrics
1. Johns Hopkins University
2. Mount Sinai School of Medicine
3. University of California-Los Angeles (Geffen)
4. Duke University
4. University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
6. University of Washington
7. Harvard University
8. University of Pittsburgh and Yale University
10. University of California-San Francisco

Women’s health
1. Harvard University
2. University of California-San Francisco
3. University of Pennsylvania
4. Johns Hopkins University
4. University of Pittsburgh
6. Duke University
7. Columbia University
7. Yale University
9. University of Washington
10. University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
10. University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill

Source: US News & World Report 2011

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