Penn Ranked #3 in the Nation in U.S. News & World Report "Best Medical Schools"


April 23, 2009

US News & World Report

The University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine has been ranked #3 among the nation’s research-intensive medical schools by U.S.News & World Report. This marks the 12th consecutive year that Penn has been listed among the top five medical schools in the United States for research. In addition, Penn Med was ranked 12th among top primary care schools. Penn was ranked in the “Top 10” in the country in four specialty programs:  pediatrics (2nd), women’s health (6th), internal medicine (4th), and drug/alcohol abuse (6th). Two of Penn Medicine’s PhD specialty programs also ranked among the top ten in the nation: immunology and infectious disease (7th), and microbiology (8th). These and other rankings appear in the “Best Graduate Schools” issue of the magazine, available on newsstands on April 28.

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