medical students in class

Medical school students learning in the John A. Burns School of Medicine Center for Clinical Skills (photo courtesy of JABSOM)

In its annual rankings of the Best Medical Schools, U.S. News and World Report has placed the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa John A. Burns School of Medicine onto its lists of Best Medical Schools for Primary Care and Best Medical Schools for Research.

JABSOM’s primary care program was ranked 66, tied with the University of California-Irvine, University of Connecticut, University of Florida and West Virginia University medical schools. In the research category, JABSOM was ranked 82, tied with the medical schools at Creighton University and Texas A&M Health Science Center.

The U.S. News and World Report annual rankings of professional school programs in business, education, engineering, law and medicine are based on both expert opinion and statistical indicators that measure the quality of a school’s faculty, research and students, according to the magazine. JABSOM has consistently ranked in the top 100.

From a UH Mānoa news release

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