What Are Some Well-Ranked Medical Schools in the US?


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Rankings for medical schools in the United States are broken down into two specialties: research and primary care. For research, as of 2015, the top three schools are Harvard, Stanford and Johns Hopkins.

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For primary care, the top three medical schools are the University of Washington, the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill and the University of California-San Francisco. Each year U.S. News & World Report issues rankings for over 100 medical schools in the United States. The rankings are based on a variety of factors such as how selective the schools are in admitting students and the amount of research activity that goes on at the various schools.

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