UGA medical school ranks in top 10
Gainesville, Georgia (Reuters) – The University of Georgia medical school ranked in the top 10 of the nation’s top 10 internal medicine hospitals in a new study, the first to measure the performance of the schools largest health system, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The rankings are based on a survey of 3,500 hospital admissions and a review of patient records, hospital admissions, and other data.
The top 10 hospitals ranked by UGA were:The U.C.L.A. Medical Center in Los Angeles ranked #1 with 8.3 percent of all admissions.
The University Medical Center of Philadelphia in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania was #2 with 7.7 percent of admissions.
Florida ranked #3 with 6.7.
The Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland was #4 with 6 percent of patients admitted.
The UVA Medical Center ranked #5 with 5.3% of all hospital admissions.
The Johns Hopkins hospital was #6 with 4.8 percent of its admissions admitted.
U.C.-Los Angeles ranked in third place with 4 percent of the total admissions.
Johns Hopkins ranked #8 with 4% of admissions admitted and UVA was #9 with 3.5 percent of admitted patients.UVA-Philadelphia ranked in sixth place with 3 percent of hospital admissions admissions admitted, followed by Johns Hopkins-Baltimore, and the University of Miami-Miami Beach with 3% each.
The top 10 institutions are:The University of Florida ranked sixth with 3,829 admissions, followed closely by the University Hospital of Philadelphia, the University Medical School at Johns Hopkins, and New York-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical College.
The University Medical University of South Florida ranked in 10th place with 2,974 admissions.
Pennsylvania was the top ranked medical school in the United States with 1,955 admissions, the top of the state’s three major health systems.
The state’s health system had the lowest percentage of the overall population admitted to a hospital with a physician in the Top 10:University of Pennsylvania was second with 1.4 percent of total admissions, University of California, Los Angeles, third with 1 percent, and University of Michigan, fourth with 1% of admitted admissions.UCLA ranked third with 6,818 admissions, with the University at Buffalo, the UCLA Medical School, and UCLA Medical Center rounded out the top five.