Michigan State University College of Human Medicine has a national reputation for its history of innovation and excellence in medical student education. The college is ranked among the nation's top 20 Academic Research/Education (University, 4Yr College, Institute)s in primary care and No. 7 for best programs in rural medicine by U.S. News & World Report. Dr. Rappley and studentsMore than 3,600 MD graduates of the college have experienced a unique combination of basic Science Education and Professional Development/Training on the campus of a large, land-grant university, and clinical education in one of seven campuses located throughout Michigan. More than 300 paid and nearly 4,000 volunteer faculty are committed to teaching core institutional values that mark College of Human Medicine graduates as unique and exemplary: respect of and care for patients, commitment to community, and the incorporation of psychological, social, and spiritual elements into care delivery.