US News Medical School Rank 2011

U.S. News & World Report has released its 2011 rankings for best medical schools in the nation. The survey ranks schools according to the quality of training in both research and primary care.

The UW School of Medicine is ranked very highly across multiple areas, including the No. 1 ranking in primary care for the 17th consecutive year. Harvard Medical School is rated No. 1 in the "Research Ranking".

The UCSF School of Medicine is ranked among the top five medical schools in the nation. It is the only university in the nation to rank in the top five in both categories. In research, the UCSF School of Medicine tied for 4th place, alongside Washington University in St. Louis. In primary care, UCSF tied for 5th, along with the University of Colorado-Denver.

University of Florida College of Medicine has moved up six places in the rankings of top research-based medical schools. After a review of 122 medical schools, UF COM is ranked 42nd (tied with Georgetown University) on the list of the country’s top 50 elite schools.

Primary Care:
1. University of Washington
2. University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
3. Oregon Health & Science University
4. University of Vermont
5. University of California-San Francisco
5. University of Colorado-Denver
7. Michigan State University
7. University of Pennsylvania
9. University of Massachusetts-Worcester
10 University of Iowa (Carver)

Research:
1. Harvard University
2. University of Pennsylvania
3. Johns Hopkins University
4. University of California-San Francisco
4. Washington University in St. Louis
6. Duke University
6. University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
6. University of Washington
6. Yale University
10 Columbia University

* Useful Information: Medical School Rankings