The Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University ranks among the top medical schools in the country that emphasize primary care, according to the annual listing of the top graduate schools by U.S. News & World Report magazine.
ECU is 10th overall among primary care schools this year. In the rural medicine subcategory, the school ranks seventh. ECU also sent the seventh-highest percentage of its graduates, 54.3 percent, into primary care residencies between 2008 and 2010. U.S. News defines primary care as family medicine, pediatrics and internal medicine.