Awards and Recognition

 
 
 

Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality


UAB Medicine was designated Health Care Equality Leader by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation receiving a perfect score in each of the four scoring categories.

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Outstanding Patient Experience Award


Healthgrades recognizes hospitals for providing an outstanding patient experience based on patient survey data from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).

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America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care


Healthgrades recognizes hospitals for superior clinical performance and patient outcomes. Patients receiving this care have a lower risk of death at hospitals receiving this distinction.

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America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Surgery Award


Healthgrades recognizes hospitals for superior clinical outcomes in heart bypass surgery and heart valve surgery. Patients receiving this care have a lower risk of death at hospitals receiving this distinction.

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Top 150 Places to Work in Healthcare


Becker’s Hospital Review recognizes UAB Medicine for emphasizing employee health and wellness, and providing a variety of services available to employees.
 

 
 

Best Family Eye Care


UAB’s Callahan Eye Center was ranked highest by Birmingham Magazine in the Best of Birmingham Family and Kids edition.
 

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Best Women’s Health Facility


UAB’s Women’s and Infants Center was ranked highest by Birmingham Magazine in the Best of Birmingham Family and Kids edition.
 

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Health Care’s Most Wired


Consistently recognized by the American Hospital Association for being a leader in leveraging IT to improve performance for value-based health care.

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100 Best Hospitals for Patient Experience


The Women’s Choice Award recognizes UAB Medicine for the highest standards of patient care.
 

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Worksite Innovation Award


The American Heart Association recognizes UAB Medicine’s efforts to creatively implement programs to promote physical activity in the workplace and/or community.
 

 
 

Best Hospital NICU


Alabama Baby and Child magazine recognizes UAB Medicine’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit for providing the highest and most comprehensive care in Alabama.
 

 
 

Consumer Choice Award


Recognized by the National Research Corporation with this honor that is considered the nation’s most comprehensive consumer assessment of the health care industry.

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US News & World Report


UAB Medicine is ranked no. 1 in Alabama and among the top institutions in the Southeast and the nation with 10 nationally-ranked medical programs

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Best Doctors


More than 350 UAB Health System physicians are honored with the designation that is reserved for the top 4% of physicians in America.

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"A" Grade in Patient Safety


The Leapfrog group has award both University Hospital and UAB Hospital-Highlands the Patient Safety Grade A.

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100 Great Hospitals in the United States


Becker’s Hospital Review named UAB Hospital as the only hospital in Alabama to make the list.
 

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Supply Chain Performance Excellence


Vizient recognizes UAB Medicine as one of the Top 5 Academic Medical Centers to provide cost-effective, patient-centered care.

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