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Our stem cell researchers are in the beginning stages of what could become the next revolution in medicine. Our physicians are testing the most effective vaccines in the fight against cancer. For 17 consecutive years, the UW School of Medicine -- the only medical school serving a five-state region -- has been ranked No. 1 by U.S. News & World Report in educating physicians in primary care and rural medicine, the two highest need areas in health care. And, our surgeons are leading efforts to improve patient safety worldwide.
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