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Duke Medical School Ranked Eighth in U.S. News & World Report


DURHAM, N.C. -- Duke University School of Medicine is again among the top medical schools as ranked by U.S. News and World Report.

Duke consistently ranks among the top eight research medical schools in the country.

The top 20 research medical schools this year are:

1. Harvard University

2. Johns Hopkins University

3. University of Pennsylvania

4. Washington University

5. University of California -- San Francisco

6. University of Washington

7. Sanford University

8. Duke University and Yale University (tied for 8th)

10. Baylor College of Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and University of Michigan -- Ann Arbor (tied for 10th)

13. University of California -- Los Angeles

14. University of California -- San Diego

15. Cornell University, University of Chicago and University of Pittsburgh (tied for 15th)

18. Vanderbilt University

19. University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center -- Dallas

20. University of North Carolina -- Chapel Hill

The medical school directory lists the 125 medical schools fully accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education, as well as the 20 schools of osteopathic medicine accredited by the American Osteopathic Association. The survey was conducted in the fall of 2006.

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