The Medical Schools That Turn Out the Most Black Doctors

In 2006 there were 1,122 black medical school graduates. There were 46 U.S. medical schools that graduated at least 10 black doctors. There were 65 black graduates at the Howard University School of Medicine in 2006, the most black graduates of any U.S. school of medicine. Meharry Medical College was second with 51 black graduates.

Among the predominantly white medical schools, Temple University led the way with 29 black graduates in 2006. The medical schools at Wayne State University, the University of Michigan, Louisiana State University, the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Indiana University, Ohio State University, and the University of Illinois all had at least 20 black graduates.

Among the 10 highest-ranked medical schools, Johns Hopkins University, the University of California at San Francisco, Washington University, Stanford University, and the University of Washington all had fewer than 10 black graduates.