The Graduate and Professional programs within the UAB schools of Nursing, Medicine, Engineering and Public Health and the College of Arts and Sciences rank among the nation's best, according to the 2019 U.S. News & World Report Best Graduate Schools Rankings.
The rankings show the School of Nursing 2019 Master's and Doctoral Programs rank No. eight in the country. This year's graduate specialties include Nursing Administration, No. two; Clinical Nurse Leader, No. seven; Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, No. 15; and Pediatric Primary Care, No. 12. The School of Medicine ranked No. 32 in Medical Research and No. 37 in Medical Primary Care and had a No. 15 ranking in Obstetrics and Gynecology.
"The School of Medicine has made tremendous progress during the past year in a number of areas, and we are grateful to have that recognized," said Selwyn Vickers, MD, PhD, dean of the School of Medicine. "One of our missions is to train primary care physicians for the state of Alabama, and our training, research and clinical programs in all facets of primary care at UAB provide a world-class experience for our patients and our trainees.
"The Department of Obsetrics and Gynecology boasts innovative educational programs, groundbreaking research initiatives and a robust clinical practice, and its ranking in the top 15 by U.S. News & World Report is a reflection of its reputation as a national leader. Our research enterprise, which runs the spectrum from cutting-edge basic science discovery to data sciences and health outcomes research, continues to make a significant impact in science, propelling us toward the top 20 in NIH funding."