UW medical school ranked No. 1 for primary care training

UW Medical School Ranked Number 1 Primary Care Training

Jon Mallatt, wearing a face shield, teaches histology to students in the WWAMI program at the University of Idaho. Photo credit: Idaho WWAMI

UW Medicine | Newsroom | March 30, 2021
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School of Medicine also No. 2 in nation for federal research awards. U.S. News publishes annual rankings of graduate programs.

The University of Washington School of Medicine has received the No. 1 ranking for primary care education and No. 2 ranking for family medicine training in the 2022 edition of U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Graduate Schools.”

U.S. News has ranked the school as the top primary-care medical school 26 times since the category was introduced in 1995, and as one of the top two medical schools for family medicine training for 29 years.

The UW School of Medicine also received very high rankings for research. The school is second in the nation in federal grant funding with $960 million of federal grants in 2019. MORE