The University of Hawaii John A. Burns School of Medicine moved up 17 places on a list of the nation's top medical schools to tie with four other schools at No. 66 in U.S. News and World Report's 2014 best graduate schools rankings.
The UH medical school was tied at No. 66 in primary care training with The University of California-Irvine, University of Connecticut, the University of Florida and West Virginia University in the rankings that came out this week. The medical school was ranked No. 83 for primary care last year.
The University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill was ranked No. 1 for primary care, followed by the University of Washington and Oregon Health and Science University.
The UH medical school was ranked No. 82 for research with Creighton University and the Texas A&M Health Science Center. Last year the school was ranked No. 80 for research.