As reported in The Forefront on March 11,2019
The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine retained top rankings in Illinois in U.S. News & World Report’s annual review of the country’s top medical schools. Of the 120 accredited medical schools surveyed by U.S. News for its 2020 edition, Pritzker placed No. 16 (up from No. 18 last year) for research and No. 18 (up from No. 39) for primary care training.
Pritzker remains the highest-ranking research and primary care medical school in the state, ahead of Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine (Nos. 19 and 35, respectively).
Among research-intensive schools, it tied with University of Michigan-Ann Arbor and Vanderbilt University and was just behind Yale University, Duke University and the University of Pittsburgh. In addition, Pritzker tied with the University of Pennsylvania, Johns Hopkins University and the Mayo Clinic School of Medicine as the nation’s third-most selective medical school, and it ranked fourth in the country for average National Institutes of Health funding per faculty member ($312,500). For primary care, Pritzker tied with Dartmouth College (Geisel School of Medicine) and the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center.