In its annual ranking of graduate programs, U.S. News & World Report ranked the UW School of Medicine No. 1 overall for primary care.
The UW ranked 9th in the category of Best Drug and Alcohol Programs. Graduate programs in this category incorporate behavioral science, treatment and prevention techniques for patients with addictions.
In addition, UW gained high marks for teaching in several specialty areas, including No. 1 in both family medicine and rural medicine, fourth in AIDS education, fifth in pediatrics, and seventh in both geriatrics and internal medicine.