Duke University School of Medicine

The Duke University School of Medicine is part of Duke Medicinewhich conceptually integrates the Duke University Health System which includes the flagship Duke University Medical Center and and the Duke University School of Nursing. It is the combination of research, clinical care, and education that takes place through the efforts of our faculty, staff, students, and trainees at many different sites throughout our region and worldwide.

Duke University Medical Center is consistently ranked among the nation's top hospitals. in the 2011 U.S.News & World Report rankings, it moved up one spot to 9th place. As part of the magazine's analysis of hospital care, 16 specialties were graded on patient safety, nursing services, and other care measures. Nine of those specialties at Duke cracked the top 10 in this year's rankings, including Geriatrics, #5, up from #6 last year!

  •     Geriatrics #5, up from #6 last year