Following are the top medical schools for pediatric programs:

Baylor College of Medicine (BCM)
- BCM's Department of Pediatrics is a recognized leader in pediatric research. It is one of the nation's largest, most diverse, and most successful pediatric programs.
- Texas Children's Hospital is the primary pediatric teaching hospital for Baylor College of Medicine, which was one of only eight hospitals nationally designated by U.S. News and World Report in 2010 for Honor Roll status in pediatrics.

The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF)
- UCSF is a top leading university dedicated to promoting health worldwide through advanced biomedical research, graduate education in the life sciences and health professions, and excellence in patient care.
- UCSF Children’s Hospital has been ranked among the nation’s best children’s hospitals in nine pediatric specialties, making it one of the top ranked facilities in California, according to the 2009 “America’s Best Children’s Hospitals” survey conducted by U.S. News & World Report.

University of South Florida
- The USF Department of Pediatrics has earned a top-10 research ranking from the National Institutes of Health. The department was ranked 9th out of 92 pediatrics departments in medical schools across the country, up from a 51st place in 2003.

University of Pennsylvania
- The Department of Pediatrics is a proud member of the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, consistently cited among the premier academic pediatric departments in the country and is allied with The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), one of the finest children's hospitals in the world.
- In 2009, three divisions within the Department (Emergency Department, Neonatology and Pulmonary Medicine) were rated No. 1 in the nation by Parents magazine.

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World University Ranking Tables

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