When Nature recently issued its "Global Top 200" ranking of research institutions, based on the number of papers those institutions published in Nature research journals during 2013, the College of Medicine ranked 67th —ahead of many larger institutions with strong international reputations.
The 2013 rankings focused primary research papers (not reviews) that appeared as articles, letters and brief communications in Nature and/or Nature monthly research journals. For papers with authors from multiple institutions, each institution received "credit" proportional to the number of its coauthors on those papers.
"Our ranking among the world's research institutions is quite impressive under the circumstances," said Dr. Allen M. Spiegel, the Marilyn and Stanley M. Katz Dean of Einstein. "Several institutions ranked in the top 10 are actually aggregates of multiple institutions.
In addition, Nature publishes papers in fields such as physics, engineering, math, computer science—areas where Einstein lacks investigators, unlike major universities represented in the top half of the list. Most important, Einstein achieved this ranking despite its relatively small size compared with many other research institutions—including those that ranked behind it or that didn't make the list.
Dr. Spiegel concluded, "We're very proud of the high level of scientific enterprise and productivity among our research faculty, which this ranking recognizes." He also noted that the Nature rankings are "only one measure of research excellence and don't take into consideration other high profile scientific journals where Einstein also enjoys a strong record of success."
Offering Perspective on Careers in Industry for Ph.D.s
Thursday, March 26, 2015
Insights into Aging and Living a Healthy Life Longer
Monday, March 16, 2015
Dogs on Call Offer Playful Study Break at Einstein
Friday, March 13, 2015
Governor Cuomo Reinforces His Support for Bronx Transit Project
Friday, March 06, 2015
Annual Ad Libitum Art Night Showcases the Arts at Einstein
Thursday, February 26, 2015
Photo Exhibit Offers Windows on the Developing World
Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Women's Career Day: Sharing Strategies for Managing a Precious Resource
Friday, February 20, 2015
3rd Annual Isabelle Rapin Conference Shines a Light on Rett Syndrome
Friday, February 13, 2015
Writing Internship Puts Words into Action
Monday, February 09, 2015
Thursday, February 05, 2015
< Previous | Next >