Top universities offering MD/JD (Doctor of Medicine / Doctor of Jurisprudence) joint degree programs:

The University of Chicago
- Pritzker School of Medicine students have the opportunity to apply for and pursue their JD at the University of Chicago Law School.
- Graduates of the MD/JD program have gone on to careers in academic medicine or as legal scholars.
- The University of Chicago's Pritzker School of Medicine is tied for 13th in the 2011 U.S. News & World Report ranking of the nation's best graduate medical schools (Research Rankings).

Duke University
- The Law School and Medical School have established a combined six-year program in legal and medical education (JD/MD). Students who wish to enroll in this program must apply separately for admission to each school.
- In 2010 U.S. News ranked the Duke University School of Medicine among the top ten programs in the United States.

Southern Illinois University
- Southern Illinois University Schools of Medicine and Law offer an M.D./J.D. dual degree program to accommodate the increasing number of individuals seeking a carefully structured interdisciplinary education.
- Applicants for the M.D./J.D. program are required to meet the admission standards established separately by the School of Law and the School of Medicine.
- Southern Illinois University is ranked 14th among the 20 schools with the highest social mission scores ("The Social Mission of Medication Education: Ranking the Schools" published in the June 15, 2010, Annals of Internal Medicine).

The Ohio State University (OSU)
- The MD/JD degree program is designed to prepare future physicians to meet the challenges of legal issues in medical centers and health-care related industries. Candidates can complete both degrees in six years of beginning study rather than seven.
- The 2011 U.S.News “America's Best Graduate Schools” rankings placed OSU College of Medicine 27th among 126 accredited medical schools.

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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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