Michigan Medicine partners School of Nursing and Department of Biomedical Engineering also receive high marks for their training programs
Michigan Medicine’s position as a national leader in training the next generation of health care leaders is once again highlighted by the 2023 U.S. News and World Report (USNWR) Best Graduate Schools rankings, released today (March 29).
The University of Michigan Medical School, School of Nursing and Department of Biomedical Engineering are rated among the best in the country for their educational programs.
The medical school is tied for No. 17 among medical schools for research, and is tied for No. 20 for primary care.
Residency directors, who were asked to rate programs using a scale from 1 (marginal) to 5 (outstanding), placed the U-M in a third-place tie among medical schools for both research (score of 4.5 out of 5) and primary care (4.2 out of 5).
U.S. News and World Report also ranked eight specialties, and U-M achieved a top-12 ranking in all eight: Obstetrics and Gynecology (4), Surgery (6), Anesthesiology and Internal Medicine (both tied for 7), Radiology (8), Family Medicine and Psychiatry (both 11), and Pediatrics (12).
The School of Nursing Doctor of Nursing Practice program is tied for No. 7 nationally, with top-10 nurse practitioner rankings in its adult gerontology primary care and pediatric primary care (both tied for 6), and family (9) programs. U-M Nursing’s master’s degree program is 8th nationally, with top-10 nurse practitioner rankings in its adult gerontology primary care (3), family (6) and adult gerontology acute care (tied for 7) programs.
The Department of Biomedical Engineering, which operates as a joint venture between the U-M’s Medical School and College of Engineering, is No. 9 nationally in biomedical engineering/bioengineering.
Following is a summary of the 2023 rankings:
Medical Schools Overall
Research: 17 (tie)
Primary Care: 20 (tie)
Medical School Specialties
Obstetrics and Gynecology: 4
Anesthesiology: 7 (tie)
Internal Medicine: 7 (tie)
Family Medicine: 11
School of Nursing
Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner (master’s): 3
Family Nurse Practitioner (master’s): 6
Pediatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner (doctorate): 6 (tie)
Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner (doctorate): 6 (tie)
Doctor of Nursing Practice Program: 7 (tie)
Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (master’s): 7 (tie)
Master’s Degree Program: 8 (tie)
Family Nurse Practitioner (doctorate): 9
Medical School/College of Engineering
Biomedical Engineering/Bioengineering: 9