School of Medicine Ranked Among Top 50 Research Programs in the Nation

March 29, 2022

Wake Forest University School of Medicine has once again been recognized by U.S. News & World Report for its medical research. The 2023 edition of Best Graduate Schools ranked the School of Medicine #47 in research, up from #48 last year. 

The School of Medicine was also ranked in a number of other categories

In addition, the School of Medicine’s PA program remains ranked #7 in the country and the Nurse Anesthesia program remains #10 in the country.  

“We are so pleased to see our innovative research and world-class educational programs receive this recognition,” said Julie Ann Freischlag, MD, CEO of Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist, dean of Wake Forest University School of Medicine, and chief academic officer of Atrium Health. “As plans continue to move forward for a second campus of the School of Medicine to be built in Charlotte, we look forward to expanding our health technology, research and education capabilities, in both Winston-Salem and Charlotte, which will benefit those in our own communities and around the world.” 

U.S. News Best Graduate Schools rankings are designed to help prospective students research more than 2,000 graduate programs. 

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