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March 29, 2008

UCLA Med School- 50 Years of Progress!

UCLA:-9th Among US Medical Schools
In just over 50 years - within the lifetimes of many of its original architects - the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA has joined the ranks of the nations elite medical schools.

UCLA ranks ninth among U.S. medical schools in annual survey

The David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA ranks ninth among the nation's research-based medical schools, according to U.S. News & World Report's annual survey of the best graduate schools in the United States.
The 2009 edition of "America's Best Graduate Schools," slated for publication in the magazine's April 7–14 edition, will be available on newsstands March 31. The rankings can also be found online at www.usnews.com.
In addition to its overall ranking, the school also received high marks in a number of specialty training programs, ranking fourth in geriatrics, eighth in women's health, and ninth in both AIDS and drug and alcohol abuse programs. The primary care program was ranked No. 12 in the nation.
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The David Geffen School of Medicine is affiliated with UCLA Medical Center, ranked the best hospital in the western United States for 18 consecutive years and No. 3 among the nation's hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. This year, the university will open the I.M. Pei-designed Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, which will feature 520 spacious private rooms for patients and the most advanced medical technology in the world. For more information on the school, visit http://dgsom.healthsciences.ucla.edu/about/.

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