Well-known medical schools include Harvard Medical School, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and the Medical School at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. These schools all rank highly in both primary care and research.
Other reasons that medical schools become well known include affiliations with top hospitals and having award-winning faculty members. Mayo Medical School has an affiliation with the world-renowned Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. The University of California at San Francisco's School of Medicine has Nobel Prize winners and National Academy of Sciences members on its faculty.