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The Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine Retains Top U.S. News Rankings For 2012 - 03/15/2011

The Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine Retains Top U.S. News Rankings For 2012

Release Date: March 15, 2011

The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine continues to be recognized as one of the top medical schools in the nation. In the new 2012 edition of U.S. News & World Report’s Best Graduate Schools, Johns Hopkins is ranked #3 overall among U.S. medical schools, in addition to receiving top-tier rankings in specialty areas. (See below).

The rankings are based on detailed statistical information that includes research activity (including NIH grants awarded), faculty resources and student selectivity, as well as quality assessments from surveys of experts at peer institutions.

Top Medical Schools Overall:
Harvard University
University of Pennsylvania
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Johns Hopkins School of Medicine’s Specialty Rankings:
Internal Medicine: #1 (Tied with Harvard)
Geriatrics: #2
AIDS: #2
Drug /Alcohol Abuse: #2 (Tied with Columbia)
Pediatrics: #4
Women’s Health: #6 (Tied with Columbia and U Penn)
Primary Care: #16

The Johns Hopkins University Department of Biomedical Engineering is again ranked #1 for Biomedical/Bioengineering.

For the complete list and methodology of the U.S. News & World Report’s Best Graduate Schools rankings, please go to: http://www.usnews.com 

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