UNC School of Medicine again ranked highly by U.S. News & World Report

Thursday, April 23, 2009 — The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine has again ranked among the best medical schools in the nation.


US News and World Report: America's Best Medical Schools 2010

UNC is 2nd among all schools on the magazine’s list of primary care medical schools, and 20th among all research medical schools and 6th among public schools in that category.

Three specialties ranked among the top 10:

  • Family medicine, 2nd
  • Rural medicine, 6th
  • AIDS, 9th


We are proud once again to be listed among the best medical schools in the country,” says Dr. William L. Roper, dean of the School of Medicine, vice chancellor for health affairs at UNC and CEO of the UNC Health Care System.

“These U.S. News & World Report rankings are one measure of our excellence, and they reflect what we at UNC already know, that we strive every day to deliver the best medical education in the country. Our faculty and staff, as well as our students and alumni, bring great credit to us all."

The rankings are in the May issue of U.S. News & World Report Best Graduate Schools issue, which will be available in print on April 28.

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