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Best Universities in United States of America for Medicine Degree by US News Ranking

Check best universities & colleges for Medicine, degree in United States of America ranked by US News

Different agencies use different metrics to evaluate universities around the world, however the most common factors are : a) Academic achievements b) Employability c) Educational process d) Research facilities e) International outlook as to number of international students and faculty f) Citation by each faculty g) Student Faculty ratio etc.

Subject ranking is updated every year for top universities in United States of America by US News. Many ranking indicators such as Global Research Reputation, Regional Research Reputation, Subject Publications, Subject Books, International Collaboration & Total Citations Data is used to compute subject ranking.

Medicine

Medicine is a field of science that deals with the art of preventing and curing diseases. Medicine promotes health and wellbeing of living beings. It focuses on diagnosis, prevention, treatment, research and other modules that promote health. The most convincing benefits of medicine degree are access to global job market, stable career, your contribution is recognized and valued, a great social status and greater job satisfaction. You will usually find people with degree in medicine work in hospitals, medical departments, research laboratories, science institutes, and other non-medical sectors like Business, Technology, and law. 

Various Major under Medicine

Popular work streams of medicine are Clinical practice, Biomedical research, Medications, Surgery, Medical devices, Alternative and complementary medicine, Clinical research, Psychotherapy, Physical and occupational therapy. You can choose majors or rather medical specialties depending on the area that you would like to associate yourself with. A list of majors includes allergy and immunology, anesthesiology, dermatology, diagnostic radiology, family medicine, internal medicine, medical genetics, neurology, nuclear medicine, ophthalmology, obstetrics and gynecology, pathology, pediatrics, preventive medicine, psychiatry, radiation oncology, surgery and urology. Each specialty has wide range of diagnostic and clinical sub specialties that lets you distinguish your interest from general medicine and master the one that you are genuinely interested in. 

Career opportunities for Medicine

A degree in medicine sets the door open to many career paths in medical, interdisciplinary and non-medical fields as you may find a doctor in legal clinic working on patient rights and verifying medical errors or a doctor in economics focusing on costs of health care sector and so on. Well known profiles are 1) Family Physician 2) Pediatrician 3) Gynecologist 4) Surgeon 5) Cardiologist 6) Dermatologist 7) Neurologist 8) Radiologist 9) Psychiatrist 10) Radiologist. A few other profiles that are open to medicine graduates are 1) Health Journalist 2) Clinical Forensic Medical Examiner 3) Healthcare Equity Research Analyst 4) Medical Legal Advisor 5) Radiology/Diagnostic Imaging Director 6) Sports and Exercise Medicine Specialist 7) Transplant Coordinator 8) Medical/ Pharmaceutical Researcher 9) Public Health Worker 10) Medical Sales Representative

Below is a list of top universities in United States of America for studying Medicine sorted by US News

Harvard University

Harvard University

United States of America

1
US News
1
QS
2
Times Higher Education
Johns Hopkins University

Johns Hopkins University

United States of America

2
US News
5
QS
6
Times Higher Education
Stanford University

Stanford University

United States of America

3
US News
4
QS
5
Times Higher Education
3
US News
10
QS
-
Times Higher Education
University of Washington

University of Washington

United States of America

6
US News
23
QS
16
Times Higher Education
University of Pennsylvania

University of Pennsylvania

United States of America

7
US News
15
QS
15
Times Higher Education
Duke University

Duke University

United States of America

9
US News
16
QS
18
Times Higher Education
University of California Los Angeles

University of California Los Angeles

United States of America

10
US News
7
QS
12
Times Higher Education
Columbia University

Columbia University

United States of America

11
US News
13
QS
10
Times Higher Education
University of Michigan Ann Arbor

University of Michigan Ann Arbor

United States of America

12
US News
26
QS
21
Times Higher Education
Yale University

Yale University

United States of America

13
US News
9
QS
9
Times Higher Education
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

United States of America

17
US News
12
QS
-
Times Higher Education
University of Pittsburgh

University of Pittsburgh

United States of America

18
US News
48
QS
51
Times Higher Education
University of California San Diego

University of California San Diego

United States of America

19
US News
23
QS
29
Times Higher Education
Washington University in St Louis

Washington University in St Louis

United States of America

20
US News
38
QS
20
Times Higher Education
Emory University

Emory University

United States of America

21
US News
51-100
QS
33
Times Higher Education
25
US News
-
QS
27
Times Higher Education
Northwestern University

Northwestern University

United States of America

26
US News
51-100
QS
36
Times Higher Education
27
US News
101-150
QS
-
Times Higher Education
Cornell University

Cornell University

United States of America

27
US News
40
QS
-
Times Higher Education
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