The Department of Dermatology at PGIMER, Chandigarh headed by Prof. Sanjeev Handa and his team of nine faculty members, eight registrars and 23 residents has made PGIMER, Chandigarh, and the Nation proud by securing the 1st rank in Asia and the 17th rank worldwide among the Best Universities for Dermatology in a recent ranking done by EduRank.org (https://edurank.org/medicine/dermatology). The organization ranked 14131 universities from 183 countries on 18.7.2023.
EduRank.org is an independent metric-based, transparent ranking of 14131 universities. The final score of EduRank’s overall ranking consists of 3 parts: 45% Research performance, 45% Non-academic prominence, and 10% Alumni score.
They utilized the OpenAlex database as a proxy to retrieve 83,166,817 scientific publications and 1,801,313,576 citations to rank the universities across various research topics.
The Department of Dermatology is very proud of the fact that of the 16 universities above them, the list has 14 Ivy League Institutions like Harvard, the University of California, and the University of Pennsylvania, etc from the USA; only one University of Toronto from Canada and one from all of Europe i.e. Charite, Medical University of Berlin.
Dr Handa shared that the entire department is very motivated by these results from an independent body based in the US and his entire team looks forward to improving upon their rank further in the years to come.