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Tuesday, October 30, 2007

Scientists rate Mass. General best place to work

Massachusetts General Hospital is the best place to work in academia, according to a survey of scientists by The Scientist. Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center ranked 10th and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute came in 34th in the magazine's list of top 40 US academic institutions.

The poll asked respondents to rate their working environment. Mass. General scored high in job satisfaction, peers, management and policies, and infrastructure and environment, the magazine reports in its November issue, which will go online tomorrow.

The Top 15 institutions in the U.S.:

1. Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
2. National Cancer Institute-Frederick, Frederick, MD
3. Clemson University, Clemson, SC
4. Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
5. Trudeau Institute, Saranac Lake, NY
6. St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memphis, TN
7. The J. David Gladstone Institutes, San Francisco, CA
8. University of Nebraska - Lincoln, NE
9. University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX
10. Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA
11. University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
12. Duke University, Durham, NC
13. Wadsworth Center, Albany, NY
14. Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA
15. Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

Posted by Elizabeth Cooney at 10:36 AM
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