UNM fares well in graduate school rankings

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The University of New Mexico's School of Medicine and College of Nursing are being recognized among "America's Best Graduate Schools."

UNM says that its School of Medicine's rural medicine program is ranked second in the nation in the upcoming issue of U.S. News & World Report's "America's Best Graduate Schools" for 2015. The College of Nursing's midwife program is fifth.

The magazine also ranks the School of Medicine's Family Medicine curriculum 9th and Primary Care curriculum 40th.

Dr. Paul Roth, UNM chancellor for Health Sciences and School of Medicine dean, says the rankings "directly reflect our priorities in training our health care work force and improving health for all New Mexicans."

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