U.S. News & World Report puts School of Medicine programs in Top 10

March 16, 2015

Rural Health Learning Trip

Several OHSU School of Medicine programs rank in the Top 10 in the 2016 U.S. News & World Report‘s Best Graduate School rankings. There are 141 accredited medical schools in the U.S.

The School of Medicine is ranked #5 in the nation for excellence in primary care education (tied with University of Michigan—Ann Arbor), compared to #3 in the 2015 and 2014 lists.

We are ranked #5 for excellence in family medicine education (tied with University of Wisconsin-Madison), compared to #4 in the 2015 list and #5 in the 2014 list.

In rural medicine education, the School of Medicine is ranked #10 (tied with University of Iowa—Carver and University of Vermont), compared to #11 in 2015 and #12 in 2014.

The school’s Division of Physician Assistant Education is ranked #5 in the nation (tied with Quinnipiac University, University of Colorado and University of Utah), compared to #6 in 2011 (PA programs are currently ranked every three years).

Overall, the School of Medicine was ranked #31 in the nation for research-oriented medical schools, (tied with Ohio State University and University of Southern California—Keck), compared to #29 in 2015 and #31 in 2014.

The overview page from U.S. News and World Report has more details about OHSU’s rank across multiple disciplines and schools, as well as information about the rankings methodology.

Read coverage of the U.S News grad school 2015 rankings and 2014 rankings.


Above: Leslie McCalister, M.D., resident in family medicine (left), and Emma Cantor, MS2 (right), participate in a Rural Health Learning Trip hosted by Cascades East Family Medicine Residency in Klamath Falls.