Wednesday, December 1, 2010

Medical Schools in US News College Rankings

U.S. News and World Report has released its 27th annual ranking of "Best Colleges" for 2011. At the top are among the leading health and medical research universities in the world.
U.S. News ranks colleges and universities in three stages. The first separates each school in accordance with the classification by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. Colleges are grouped in four main categories: national universities, national liberal arts college, the regional universities and regional colleges. Second, data on 16 indicators of academic quality are gathered from each school and tabulated. Finally, colleges are ranked according to their weighted evaluation.Research and Medical Universities Top 2011 Best College Ratings
Harvard University in Boston, Massachusetts leads the list. This is a private university was founded in 1636. In addition to the college, Harvard has 13 other schools and institutions, including top-ranked medical school. In 2009, total medical school enrollment included 705 students. University-affiliated hospitals include Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Brigham and Women's Hospital and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.

Harvard Medical School also provides the public with the most current practical, authoritative health information, drawing on the experience of 8000 physicians Faculty
Third on the list ranking is from Yale University, a private institution founded in 1701. It is located in New Haven, CT, and has a total student enrollment 5275. While it is probably best known for its top-ranked law school, Yale School of Medicine is a leader in academic medicine and health. Students can pursue the Doctor of Medicine (MD), the degree of Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), or Master's in areas such as health care and nursing. The school also offers a program of physician Associate (MMSC).
More recently, Yale University, was appointed as one of six national centers that will result in a five-year, $ 100 million campaign to investigate how the human immune system responds to the vaccine and infection.

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