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Foundation: 1898

Mission: Simply stated, our mission is: Changing Medicine. Changing Lives. University of Iowa Health Care is changing medicine through: Pioneering discovery Innovative interprofessional education Delivery of superb clinical care An extraordinary patient experience in a multi–disciplinary, collaborative, team-based environment University of Iowa Health Care is changing lives by: Preventing and curing disease Improving health and well–being Assuring access to care for people in Iowa and throughout the world

Vision: World Class People. Building on our greatest strength. World Class Medicine. Creating a new standard of excellence in integrated patient care, research, and education. For Iowa and the World. Making a difference in quality of life and health for generations.


Overall percentile
Research percentile
Innovation percentile
Societal percentile

Evolution of the institution

The following data gives a quick reading on the scientific performance in the last years. The research ranking refers to the volume, impact and quality of the institution's research output. The innovation ranking is calculated on the number of patent applications of the institution and the citations that its research output receives from patents. Finally, the societal ranking is based on the number of pages of the institution's website and the number of backlinks and mentions from social networks.

Compared to its context

The result of the evaluation of the institution can be compared to obtain a view of the country, the region to which it belongs and the institutions of the world, placing it in their respective positions.

Compared to All sectors (percentiles)
Compared to Health sector (percentiles)

Ranks by Subject areas/categories

We have divided the scientific output of the institution into 19 large areas of knowledge and the following table shows only the ranks in different territorial domains achieved by the institution in each of the areas. For an institution to have a presence in an area, it is necessary that it exceed in the last year a minimum output threshold equivalent to twice the percentage that this area represents in the world. If you need scientific indicators on these areas visit Scopus and/or SciVal.

AreaWorldNorthern AmericaOECDUnited States
Agricultural and Biological Sciences +1294th265th896th235th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 927th316th700th295th
Chemistry 952nd270th655th247th
Engineering +    
Medicine +843rd267th625th242nd
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 1164th313th824th291st
Psychology 1305th417th1079th368th
Social Sciences +2693rd532nd1716th468th

Publishing profile

These are the journals used by the institution's researchers to publish their work in the last year. The size of each circle represents the value of the SJR of the publication, and its spatial position represents its subject matter.

This visualizatión allows you to identify the knowledge areas where the institution has published, recognize the prestige of the scientific journals in which the institution knowledge has been published, and identify predominant scientific communities.

Where is the institution located?

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