Listen Live
St. Jude Radiothon 2024

Published in the current issue of Annals of Internal Medicine and released late Monday, the study rated the schools in “social mission” categories – the percentages of graduates entering primary care practice, working in areas with shortages in health care providers and serving underrepresented minorities.


Harvard, widely regarded as the nation’s most prestigious medical school, was 67th; John Hopkins was 122nd, and the University of Pennsylvania was 29th. Vanderbilt, a top-tier southern school, ranked next to last.

No highly ranked school was included in the top 10.


Applauding the study as “a great effort,” George Rust, M.D, director of the National Center for Primary Care at Morehouse, told Wednesday that it “refocuses our attention on training the physicians the country needs who also represent America’s diversity.” 

read full story

article courtesy of

Leave a Reply