Duke Physician Assistant Program Again Named Top-Ranked Program in Nation; Family Medicine Residency Ranked 10th by U.S. News & World Report

Tuesday, March 12, 2019
Duke Physician Assistant Program
Duke Physician Assistant Program

The Department of Family Medicine and Community Health has two graduate programs ranked among the Top 10 medical training programs in the nation, announced today by U.S. News & World Report.

The Duke Physician Assistant Program is ranked No. 1, tied with the University of Iowa, among 169 programs evaluated — a top spot it has held for the past 8 years.

“We are honored to be consistently ranked as one of the top physician assistant programs in the U.S.,” said Jacqueline S. Barnett, DHSc, MSHS, PA-C, program director. “This achievement speaks to having excellent institutional support, exceptional and dedicated faculty, staff, preceptors and alumni, and outstanding students who serve as great ambassadors for the Duke PA program and the PA profession.”

The Duke Family Medicine Residency Program is ranked No. 10 this year, and is consistently ranked among the Top 10 family medicine training programs in the nation.

Read the news release from Duke Health.