In its continued rise in the rankings, the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine has climbed to No. 45 in the 2016 edition of “Best Graduate Schools” published by U.S. News & World Report.
The Miller School of Medicine, under the leadership of Dean Pascal J. Goldschmidt, M.D., Senior Vice President for Medical Affairs and CEO of the University of Miami Health System, has risen 11 spots in the past nine years in the U.S. News annual ranking of the nation’s top research medical schools.
“The quality of our students, teaching, research and clinical faculty, staff, and our programs continues to improve each year, ” Goldschmidt said. “Our mission at the University of Miami is to transform lives through teaching, research and service. It is exciting to see that our commitment to that mission is being recognized on a national level.”
“Our students continue to do us proud, ” said Laurence B. Gardner, M.D., Executive Dean for Education and Policy. “Each year, at the end of four years with us, they match very well to highly competitive programs around the country, and that reflects positively on the quality of their education.”
For the research medical school rankings, 118 schools provided the data needed for the ranking calculations. The research medical school ranking model is based on a weighted average of eight indicators, including quality assessment, peer assessment, NIH research activity, and student selectivity.
In addition, the Miller School’s physical therapy doctoral program remains at No. 9 in the nation. The program has consistently ranked in the top 10 since U.S. News began ranking physical therapy programs in 1995; the current No. 9 ranking is from 2012.