US Medical School Ranking 2014

Harvard University was ranked 1st among the best medical schools for "research", according to the 2014 edition of U.S. News Best Graduate Schools guidebook, followed by Stanford in 2nd place. In the "primary care" rankings, the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill (UNC) was rated 1st in the nation.

The University of Michigan continues to be recognized for its academic strength nationally in the 2014 rankings of graduate programs by U.S News & World Report. The Medical School's research ranking rose to 8th, up two spots from last year, and its primary care ranking stayed at 8th.

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine was again named among the nation's elite Research Schools of Medicine in U.S. News & World Report 2014 "Best Graduate Schools" rankings. It was placed No. 14 among the nation's 114 fully accredited medical schools.

Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine was ranked No. 18 in the 2014 U.S. News & World Report ranking of top research-oriented medical schools in the country. Among departmental rankings, women's health ranked No. 11, and pediatrics No. 14.

The Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California (USC) improved its ranking by three places  to rank 31st in research in a four-way tie with Brown University, Oregon Health and Science University, and University of Rochester.