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More great news about JABSOM: U.S. News ranks us #23 in the nation for producing Primary Care Residents
Pictured: Women in the MD Class of 2019 at the White Coat Ceremony in July, 2015.
The magazine’s rankings in the Primary Care Residency is similar to the findings in data released last week by the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC), which found that JABSOM out-performs 90% of its peer medical schools in in the percentage of students choosing primary care.
The AAMC data also showed JABSOM is very strong in retaining its graduates after training to practice in Hawaii, performing better than 75% of other medical schools in generating its state’s own MD workforce.
In other rankings in the Best Graduate Schools, Medical Schools section, U.S. News & World Report scored JABSOM among the nationʻs top 75 medical schools, with a ranking of 64th in Primary Care and 71st in Research.
The US News rankings covered 170 medical schools in America.
In the other Best Graduate School rankings covering UH Mānoa schools:
Education: The College of Education is listed as 69th of 256 schools in the 2018 U.S. News Best Graduate Schools edition. For more than a decade, the COE has been in the top 100 teacher preparation schools and remains at the top for funded research, having been awarded more than $17 million in contracts and grants in 2016. https://coe.hawaii.edu