RANKINGS ANNOUNCED: JABSOM in the Top 75 in annual U.S. News & World Report survey

In its annual rankings of the “Best Medical Schools,” U.S. News & World Report has placed the University of Hawai`i at Mānoa John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) onto its lists of “Best Medical Schools for Primary Care” and “Best Medical Schools for Research.”

JABSOM Primary Care was ranked #66, tied with the University of California-Irvine, University of Connecticut, University of Florida and West Virginia University medical schools. In Research, JABSOM was ranked #82, tied with the medical schools at Creighton University and the Texas A&M Health Science Center.

The U.S. News &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 landed on the “Top 100.”

For 2014, the magazine judged the University of North Carolina medical school to be first in Primary Care, with Harvard University atop the list in Research.