1. Harvard Medical School
This prestigious institution was founded in the year 1782 and is the third oldest medical school in the United States of America. It offers professional medical education for an MD degree in addition to MS/MPH, MBA and degrees in dentistry. It also offers dual degree programs. It is situated in the Longwood Medical Area of Mission Hill neighbourhood of Boston, Massachusetts. According to The Guardian, it ranks at number 1. Various Nobel laureates have been students at this esteemed institution.
2. University of Oxford
This is the oldest university in the English speaking world. It has rightly divided the medical course into two categories-Pre clinical and Clinical Division. One is able to pursue a three year B.A Honours degree in Medical Sciences, which is followed by a three year clinical study period. The students accordingly are based in different campuses, the Pre clinical requires students to study in the first three years in the University Science Area in Oxford City Centre. The Clinical years i.e year 4-6 require them to study in the John Radcliffe Hospital, Headington, Oxford. This famous institute is located in the United Kingdom.
3. University of Cambridge
It’s medical school is known as The School of the Clinical Medicine, which was established in the year 1976. This university is located in Cambridge, England. The pre clinical education is undertaken at the Cambridge University and the next three clinical education based study period requires one to study at the School of Clinical Medicine, which is situated at the Addenbrooke’s Hospital site. It has earned its reputation of being one of the finest universities in the United Kingdom.
4. John Hopkins University
Established in the year 1876, The John Hopkins University School of Medicine is situated in Baltimore, Maryland, in the USA. It boasts of being associated with the finest Nobel laureates in the world of medicine. It is affiliated with the John Hopkins Hospital, the Johns Hoskins Bayview Medical Centre, Howard Country General Hospital, Suburban Hospital in Bethesda, Sibley Memorial Hospital in Washington DC, and Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital in Florida.
5. Stanford University
It is located in Stanford, CA, in the United States of America. The medical school –The Stanford University School of Medicine is associated with the Stanford Health Centre and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital. It has been among the top medical schools in USA, and is known for its research intensive based education.
6. Karolinska Institutet
Established in the year 1810, it is one of the largest and the most prestigious medical institutions in the world. It is also known as the Royal Caroline Institute and is located in Sweden. The Nobel Assembly at this institute has the responsibility of awarding the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine. This institute has earned its name for providing the best education for medicine and life sciences.
7. University of California, LA
The LA School of Medicine, which is alternatively known as the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA is located in LA, California in the USA. It was established in the year 1951. This institute consists of four health sciences schools, five undergraduate schools, and four professional schools. It offers MD/Ph.D., MD/MPH, MD/MBA, MD/Masters dual degree programs, degrees in dentistry, etc. The key program that is offered herein is the Doctor of Medicine program.
8. Yale University
The Yale School of Medicine is located in New Haven, Connecticut, USA. It was founded in the year 1810.. It offers various programmes like the Doctor of Medicine (MD) degree, Master of Medical Science (M.M.Sc.) degree. It also provides other dual degree programs as well. This medical school known for having one of the largest modern medical libraries.
The UCL Medical School, is the medical school of the University College of London, United Kingdom. Students have the option of pursuing MBBS, B.Sc. (Hons) post a six year integrated programme. The clinical teaching primarily takes place at the University College Hospital, The Royal Free Hospital and the Whittington Hospital. It was founded in the year 1987.
10. University of California, San Francisco
It is affiliated with the UCSF Medical Centre and the Langley Porter Psychiatric Institute. It came into being in the year 1864 and is known as the UCSF School of Medicine and is a high ranking hospital in California. It is also known for a high research output. It is the oldest medical school in California and was founded by Hugh H. Toland.