ERIC Number: EJ639443
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
Reference Count: N/A
America's Best Medical Schools: A Critique of the "U.S. News and World Report" Rankings.
McGaghie, William C.; Thompson, Jason A.
Academic Medicine, v76 n10 p985-92 Oct 2001
Describes and critiques medical school rankings by "U.S. News & World Report" on methodologic and conceptual grounds, arguing that the annual evaluation falls short in both areas. Presents three alternative categories of program quality indicators. Concludes that the rankings have no practical value and fail to meet standards of journalistic ethics. (EV)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A