UAB Medicine

Awards & Recognition

The UAB Health System is committed to providing the highest quality of health care and is consistently rated among the best medical centers in the nation. Here are just a few of the honors recently bestowed on the organization and its staff:

U.S. News & World Report – UAB Hospital medical specialties are ranked among the top 50 out of nearly 5,000 U.S. hospitals.

Best Doctors – 323 UAB physicians are featured in the 2013 annual Best Doctors survey. The Best Doctors database includes the names and professional profiles of some 50,000 physicians representing about 5 percent of the nation’s doctors. Learn More »

Becker’s Hospital Review – The publication included UAB Hospital on its 2014 list of “100 Great Hospitals In America”, and it recognized UAB among the “100 Hospitals With Great Women’s Health Programs” for 2013. Learn More »

A Magnet Hospital – The Magnet Recognition Program certifies nursing excellence in health care organizations. UAB Hospital was Alabama’s first Magnet-designated hospital and has received two subsequent redesignations. Learn more »

The UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center – One of the eight original highest-level centers as designated by the National Cancer Institute when the “war on cancer” was declared in 1971 (there are now 41 such centers), and it remains the only one in a six-state region that includes Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi, Louisiana, Arkansas, and South Carolina.

UAB Callahan Eye Hospital –The first ocular trauma center in the nation to achieve Level 1 ranking. Nearly 2,200 patients annually are evaluated and treated for eye trauma. Learn more »