University College London (UCL) Medical School has a strong reputation for teaching informed by cutting-edge research and a distinguished cadre of academic staff. It is one of the top ranking universities in the UK for research in basic medical sciences and clinical medicine. UCL is rated 10th globally in 'Clinical Medicine & Pharmacy' in the analysis of subject areas by Shanghai Jiao Tong University's Academic Ranking of World Universities 2009.

The Peninsula Medical School has been ranked in the top 10 (8th in the country) in the Guardian's University Guide 2011. The School scored 96 per cent for satisfaction with its course and 92 per cent for satisfaction with its teaching. It ranks top of the 'new' medical schools.

Top 10 UK Universities for Medicine:
1 Oxford
2 Cambridge
3 Edinburgh
4 UCL
5 Imperial College
6 Dundee
7 Leicester
8 Peninsula Medical School
9 Newcastle
10 Nottingham
Source: Guardian 2011

In the United States, The University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine has been ranked in the top 10 for both Primary Care Rankings and Research Rankings according to the annual survey by U.S.News & World Report (2011). It is ranked 2nd among the nation's research-oriented medical schools, and 7th best medical schools for primary care. The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania has been recognized as one of the nation's top 10 hospitals by U.S. News & World Report.

* Suggested Reading: US News Best Medical Schools 2011

World University Ranking Tables

America - US News & World Report, The Princeton Review, BusinessWeek
Canada - Maclean's, Gourman Report Ranking of Canadian Universities
UK - Sunday Times, Guardian, Times Good University Guide, Daily Telegraph
World - Shanghai Jiao Tong ARWU Rankings, Webometrics, Newsweek
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