The University of Pikeville, Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine is being recognized for rural medicine. The college ranks 11th among all medical schools in the nation in U.S. News & World Report’s rankings of best medical schools for 2017. The school was the highest ranked D.O. medical school in rural medicine. The school also ranked 15th in family medicine and fourth in the percentage of graduates who enter primary care residencies. Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine Dean Dr. Boyd Buser says the school is pleased to be ranked so highly.