The Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University (LKSOM) has once again been ranked as one of the top research-oriented medical schools in the nation on the 2018 U.S. News & World Report Best Graduate Schools list. The U.S. News rankings are based on a multifactorial assessment of 140 allopathic and 30 osteopathic medical schools across the United States.
LKSOM earned its ranking by exhibiting excellence in a number of measures, including reputation among peer institutions and residency program directors, research activity, student admission selectivity and faculty resources. The school attracted more than $95 million in National Institutes of Health grants in 2016, an average of $114,200 per faculty member.
“The Lewis Katz School of Medicine is made up of exceptional students, clinicians and researchers and we are proud to be regularly recognized as a national leader in basic science, translational and clinical research,” says Larry R. Kaiser, MD, FACS, Lewis Katz Dean of the School of Medicine, President and CEO of Temple University Health System and Senior Executive Vice President for Health Affairs at Temple University. “In recent years and throughout the school’s history, Temple faculty have been at the forefront of significant advancements across many medical specialty areas, and they apply that commitment to ground-breaking research to help provide the best education possible for the next generation of physicians and biomedical scientists.”