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National rankings of UNC SOM basic science and clinical departments based on NIH funding.

UNC and the SOM continue to maintain national prominence in NIH funding. For FY16, UNC was ranked 9th in the nation, with more than $412M in NIH awards of which the SOM contributes nearly 70%. The Blue Ridge Institute recently released FY16 rankings for NIH funding for medical schools. UNC SOM increased its ranking from #16 to #15, with a funding increase of more than $17M. Below are SOM departments ranked in the top 20 for NIH funding according to Blue Ridge.

All of the SOM basic science departments ranked in the top 10 including: Clinical departments ranking in the top 20 in the country include:
Biochemistry and Biophysics Anesthesiology/Emergency Medicine
Biomedical Engineering Dermatology
Cell Biology and Physiology Family Medicine
Genetics Medicine
Microbiology and Immunology OB/GYN
Pharmacology Otolaryngology
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation