UNC School of Medicine named Best Medical School for Primary Care

The School ranked 1st in Primary Care and 22nd in Research overall in the 2014 U.S. News & World Report Best Medical School Rankings. Family Medicine, Rural Medicine and AIDS were also listed as top ten specialties.

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. - The UNC School of Medicine is ranked No. 1 for the first time by U.S. News & World Report in the magazine’s 2014 “America’s Best Graduate Schools” issue. The School ranked 1st in Primary Care and tied for 22nd in Research overall. Family Medicine, Rural Medicine and AIDS were also listed as top ten specialties.

“Our vision is to be the nation’s leading public medical school,” said Dr. William Roper, MD, MPH, dean of the UNC School of Medicine and CEO of the UNC Health Care System. “Primary care is an area of tremendous importance to the health of our state and the nation. I want to thank all of our faculty, staff, students, and alumni for the work they do every day to help meet our vision of leading in patient care, education, and research.”

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