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Duke Medical School Ranked Sixth in U.S. News & World Report

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DURHAM, N.C. -- Duke
University School of Medicine
is again among the the top
medical schools as ranked by U.S. News & World
Report
.

For the eighth consecutive year, Duke has been ranked among
the top six research medical schools. In the April 10, 2006,
edition of the magazine, Duke is ranked sixth.

For primary care, Duke remained in the sixth position.

The top 20 research medical schools this year are:

1. Harvard University

2. Johns Hopkins University

3. University of Pennsylvania

4. University of California -- San Francisco and Washington
University (tied for 4th)

6. Duke University

7. Stanford University and University of Washington (tied
for 7th)

9. Yale University

10. Baylor College of Medicine

11. Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons,
University of California -- Los Angeles and University of
Michigan -- Ann Arbor (tied for 11th)

14. University of California -- San Diego

15. Cornell University

16. University of Pittsburgh

17. University of Chicago and Vanderbilt University (tied
for 17th)

19. University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center --
Dallas

20. Northwestern University and University of North Carolina
-- Chapel Hill (tied for 20th)

The medical school directory lists the 125 medical schools
fully accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education,
as well as the 19 schools of osteopathic medicine accredited by
the American Osteopathic Association. The survey was conducted
in the fall of 2005.

More information is available at www.usnews.com.

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