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Best Medical Schools Directory

Sept. 9, 2011

HispanTelligence--HispanicBusiness

Each year, HispanicBusiness magazine measures the effectiveness of the nation's universities in attracting Hispanic students. HispanTelligence, the research arm of Hispanic Business Inc., assesses the nation's top universities for Hispanics in the fields of business, engineering, law and medicine.

The 40 universities -- 10 in each degree area -- were ranked in terms of Hispanic diversity on the following criteria:

-- Hispanic student enrollment.

-- Hispanic faculty members.

-- Degrees conferred to Hispanics.

-- Progressive programs aimed at increasing enrollment of Hispanic students.

Here are the 10 top universities for medical studies.



No. 1
University of Miami, Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine
P.O. Box 016159, Miami, FL 33101
(305) 243-3234; Fax: (305) 243-6548
University website
Total graduate enrollment734
Hispanic graduate enrollment98
Percent Hispanic graduate enrollment13%
Total M.D. degrees earned158
M.D. degrees earned by Hispanics22
Percent of M.D. degrees earned by Hispanics14%
Full-time Medical School faculty1,445
Full-time Medical School Hispanic faculty344
Percent of Medical School Hispanic faculty24%

No. 2
University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine
521 Parnassus Ave., RM C-200, San Francisco, CA 94143-0408
(415) 476-4044; Fax: (415) 514-0468
University website
Total graduate enrollment618
Hispanic graduate enrollment90
Percent Hispanic graduate enrollment15%
Total M.D. degrees earned156
M.D. degrees earned by Hispanics19
Percent of M.D. degrees earned by Hispanics12%
Full-time Medical School faculty1,944
Full-time Medical School Hispanic faculty60
Percent of Medical School Hispanic faculty3%

No. 3
University of Texas, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School
5323 Harry Hines Blvd., Dallas, TX 75390-9096
(214) 648-5617; Fax: (214) 648-3289
University website
Total graduate enrollment926
Hispanic graduate enrollment115
Percent Hispanic graduate enrollment12%
Total M.D. degrees earned207
M.D. degrees earned by Hispanics31
Percent of M.D. degrees earned by Hispanics15%
Full-time Medical School faculty2,526
Full-time Medical School Hispanic faculty122
Percent of Medical School Hispanic faculty 5%

No. 4
Baylor College of Medicine
One Baylor Plaza, MS: BCM110, Houston, TX 77030
(713) 798-4842; Fax: (713) 798-5563
University website
Total graduate enrollment725
Hispanic graduate enrollment112
Percent Hispanic graduate enrollment15%
Total M.D. degrees earned152
M.D. degrees earned by Hispanics21
Percent of M.D. degrees earned by Hispanics14%
Full-time Medical School faculty1,398
Full-time Medical School Hispanic faculty147
Percent of Medical School Hispanic faculty11%

No. 5
University of Texas, School of Medicine at San Antonio
7703 Floyd Curl Dr., MC 7790, San Antonio, TX 78229
(210) 567-6080; Fax: (210) 567-6962
University website
Total graduate enrollment893
Hispanic graduate enrollment171
Percent Hispanic graduate enrollment19%
Total M.D. degrees earned199
M.D. degrees earned by Hispanicav36
Percent of M.D. degrees earned by Hispanics18%
Full-time Medical School faculty839
Full-time Medical School Hispanic faculty73
Percent of Medical School Hispanic faculty21%

No. 6
University of Illinois at Chicago, College of Medicine
808 S. Wood St., Room 165, Chicago, IL 60612
(312) 996-5636; Fax: (312) 996-6693
University website
Total graduate enrollment1,409
Hispanic graduate enrollment212
Percent Hispanic graduate enrollment15%
Total M.D. degrees earned330
M.D. degrees earned by Hispanics49
Percent of M.D. degrees earned by Hispanics15%
Full-time Medical School faculty672
Full-time Medical School Hispanic faculty49
Percent of Medical School Hispanic faculty7%

No. 7
University of Texas Medical Branch, School of Medicine
301 University Blvd., Galveston, TX 77555-0807
(409) 772-3762; Fax: (409) 747-2909
University website
Total graduate enrollment923
Hispanic graduate enrollment165
Percent Hispanic graduate enrollment18%
Total M.D. degrees earned219
M.D. degrees earned by Hispanics38
Percent of M.D. degrees earned by Hispanics17%
Full-time Medical School faculty1,052
Full-time Medical School Hispanic faculty87
Percent of Medical School Hispanic faculty8%

No. 8
University of New Mexico, School of Medicine
MSC09 5085, Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001
(505) 272-4766; Fax: (505) 925-6031
University website
Total graduate enrollment339
Hispanic graduate enrollment104
Percent Hispanic graduate enrollmentv31%
Total M.D. degrees earned77
M.D. degrees earned by Hispanics17
Percent of M.D. degrees earned by Hispanics22%
Full-time Medical School faculty990
Full-time Medical School Hispanic faculty94
Percent of Medical School Hispanic faculty9%

No. 9
Stanford University, School of Medicine
251 Campus Dr., MSOB X309, Stanford, CA 94305-5404
(650) 723-6861; Fax: (650) 724-7855
University website
Total graduate enrollment456
Hispanic graduate enrollment51
Percent Hispanic graduate enrollment11%
Total M.D. degrees earned99
M.D. degrees earned by Hispanics20
Percent of M.D. degrees earned by Hispanics20%
Full-time Medical School faculty849
Full-time Medical School Hispanic faculty46
Percent of Medical School Hispanic faculty5%
No. 10
University of Texas Medical School at Houston
6431 Fannin, MSB G.400, Houston, TX 77030
(713) 500-5116; Fax: (713) 500-0616
University website
Total graduate enrollment953
Hispanic graduate enrollment115
Percent Hispanic graduate enrollment12.1%
Total M.D. degrees earned220
M.D. degrees earned by Hispanics26
Percent of M.D. degrees earned by Hispanics12%
Full-time Medical School faculty986
Full-time Medical School Hispanic faculty75
Percent of Medical School Hispanic faculty8%



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