The best

Community health program ranked #1

The community health program at Tufts School of Medicine has been ranked the best in the nation in U.S. News & World Report’s “Guide to the Best Graduate Schools.”

Tufts’ lead role in community health dates back 40 years, when the university helped establish the country’s first community health clinic.

The comprehensive rankings also cited the medical school as one of the country’s best research institutions, ranking it 40th, up from 43rd last year.