Best US Institutions
When this article was originally posted, the table ranking was incorrect.
Five government organizations, four universities, three private institutes, two cancer centers, and one hospital. Those are the US institutions that landed in the top 15 slots in
It is not clear why government and private research centers outranked academic institutions in this year's survey, but Keith Micoli, chair of the National Postdoctoral Association (NPA) says, "In general there's more incentive for government and for-profit institutions to take care of their employees." Lou Simchowitz, head of the fellows' office at the 15th-ranked National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), agrees: "Government institutions have recognized the need for change and have dedicated money, personnel, and resources" to...