Harvard Medical SchoolUniversity

United States

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Foundation: 1782

Mission: To nurture a diverse, inclusive community dedicated to alleviating suffering and improving health and well-being for all through excellence in teaching and learning, discovery and scholarship, and service and leadership.

Vision: Enable greater impact.

History: hms.harvard.edu


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 Universities sector (percentiles)

Ranks by Subject area

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 66th25th49th24th
Arts and Humanities 19th10th17th9th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 5th2nd3rd2nd
Business, Management and Accounting 805th301st673rd269th
Chemistry 25th10th14th10th
Computer Science 191st59th125th54th
Dentistry 249th69th199th63rd
Earth and Planetary Sciences 582nd298th514th276th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 421st136th351st120th
Energy 126th21st55th21st
Engineering 57th18th25th18th
Environmental Science 164th42nd97th41st
Mathematics 181st50th118th47th
Medicine 2nd2nd2nd2nd
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 9th4th6th4th
Physics and Astronomy 36th14th24th14th
Psychology 7th5th7th4th
Social Sciences 227th85th186th75th
Veterinary 265th88th213th78th

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.

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