Universidad de Puerto Rico, Ciencias MedicasUniversity

Puerto Rico

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Foundation: 1966

Mission: To prepare health professionals through academic offerings at the professional, undergraduate, graduate, postgraduate, and continuing education levels to improve the health of the inhabitants of Puerto Rico and abroad and to strengthen patient care services through the knowledge and innovation generated by research activity.

Vision: State-of-the-art academic institution internationally recognized for excellence in teaching, research and service in the field of health.

History: www.rcm.upr.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 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.

AreaWorldLatin AmericaLANICPuerto Rico
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 2614th122nd1st1st
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 2621st42nd1st1st
Dentistry 778th98th3rd2nd
Environmental Science 2761st87th1st1st
Medicine +3735th171st4th2nd
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 1757th49th2nd2nd
Psychology 2120th140th3rd2nd

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?

  • Government
  • Health
  • Universities
  • Companies
  • Non-Profit
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