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May 2003 Issue

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UC Medical Center Ranks in Top Tier Among Nation's Best by U.S.News & World Report

Published May 2003

UC Colleges of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health Sciences stand among the nation's most reputable graduate colleges and programs, according to the latest U.S.News& World Report rankings.

"The College of Medicine is pleased to again be ranked among the top 50," said William Martin II, MD, dean of the UC College of Medicine. "Our aim is to improve each year and to get the message out that we are regional leaders in research, education and clinical practice."

"This is a tribute to the collaborative efforts of our faculty, staff and students as well as to the community based professionals that support our program by providing real life experiences," said Elizabeth King, PhD, MS, dean of the UC College of Allied Health Sciences. "My fondest hope is that we continue to excel through continuous improvement."

Top-ranked UC programs and colleges:
  • Medical Schools-Research
    UC College of Medicine #48
  • Specialty Programs-Pediatrics
    UC College of Medicine #4
  • Schools of Nursing
    UC College of Nursing #50
  • Nursing-Anesthesia
    UC College of Nursing #16
  • Speech-Language Pathology
    UC College of Allied Health Sciences #36

"It is gratifying to know that we are viewed by others for the quality of our academic programs, research and impact in the communities," said Andrea Lindell, DNSc, dean of the UC College of Nursing. "This is a credit to the quality of the faculty, students and others involved in our program."

The U.S.News & World Report 2004 America's Best Graduate Schools rankings are available online at or on newsstands.

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