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  • UNC Health Care and U.S. News and World Report

2016 U.S. News and World Report Best Hospital Rankings

Each year, U.S. News & World Report recognizes the very best 
hospitals in America.This year, three UNC Health Care hospitals 
ranked among the top 20 hospitals in North Carolina. Eight clinical
 specialties at UNC Hospitals were nationally ranked, with four
 specialties ranked best in the state, including the #1 adult cancer 
program in North Carolina. Our vision is to be the nation’s leading public academic health care system and to care for every patient who walks through our doors with empathy and expertise while striving for the best possible outcomes.

University of North Carolina Hospitals Rankings

UNC REX Hospital

  • #3 overall in the Triangle (#4 in 2015)
  • #10 overall in North Carolina (#11 in 2015)

High Point Regional Hospital

  • #16 overall in North Carolina

In addition, N.C. Children’s Hospital has seven specialties nationally ranked by U.S. News for children’s hospitals. The UNC School of Medicine is ranked the No. 2 medical school for primary care and is No. 22 for research.