'U.S. News' ranks COM

medicine-grad-schools-hi-resOnce again, the University of Florida College of Medicine has been listed among the elite research medical schools by U.S. News & World Report magazine.

The college is ranked No. 48 for the third year straight, tied this year with the University of California-Davis and the University of Massachusetts-Worcester. It is the only Florida medical school to be listed in U.S. News Media Group’s 2010 edition of America’s Best Graduate Schools, available online at http://www.usnews.com/grad and featured in the May issue, on newsstands April 28.

The rankings are based on a composite score of peer assessments by medical school deans and residency program directors, research funding from the NIH, MCAT scores, GPA, and acceptance rate of medical school applicants, and faculty resources.

“This sustained ranking as a top 50 medical school is another positive reflection on the quality of our COM research, education, and clinical care programs,” said Michael Good, M.D., interim dean.

“Congratulations and thank you to all UF COM faculty and staff on this sustained designation as a top 50 medical school.”