Wake Forest University School of Medicine Ranks 8th in Geriatrics, 43rd in Research

April 4, 2001

Wake Forest University School of Medicine ranked 43rd in research among the nation''s medical schools according to rankings in the current (April 9) issue of U.S. News & World Report.

The school''s geriatrics program retained its top 10 ranking nationally -- tied with Yale University for 8th.

The annual rankings of American''s Best Graduate Schools showed Wake Forest tied in research with Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., Indiana University-Indianapolis, University of Maryland - Baltimore and the University of Southern California.

In a separate ranking of top schools in primary care medicine -- which includes pediatrics, family medicine, general internal medicine and general obstetrics and gynecology -- Wake Forest ranked 47th, tied with the Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in New Jersey and the University of Connecticut.


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