The Emory University School of Medicine is a leading institution with the highest standards in education, biomedical research, and patient care. Emory University School of Medicine has 560 students and trains 1,209 residents and fellows in 98 accredited programs. The school has 88 MD/PhD students in one of 40 NIH-sponsored Medical Scientist Training Programs. Some of these students are in a joint program with Georgia Institute of Technology, with which the medical school shares a biomedical engineering department ranked second in the country by U.S. News & World Report. The medical school also offers a joint MD/MSCR (master’s in clinical research) degree, an MD/MPH degree with public health, and an MD/MA in bioethics with Emory’s Laney Graduate School. Dual programs with law (juris master) and business (MBA) also are available. Some 258 medical faculty also train predoctoral bioscience researchers in one or more of nine programs in the Graduate Division of Biological and Biomedical Sciences in the graduate school.