Awards and Recognition

 
 
 

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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Forbes Best Large Employer


UAB topped the list of over 500 public and private corporations, hospitals, universities, and Fortune 500 companies in dozens of industries.
 
 

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Fifth Consecutive Magnet Designation


UAB was granted recognition as a Magnet-designated organization for the fifth consecutive time by the American Nurses Credentialing Center Magnet Recognition Program®.

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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.
 

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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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America’s Best Hospitals


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

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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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50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals


Fortune/IBM Watson Health consistently ranks UAB Medicine among the 50 top hospitals in the United States for cardiovascular care.

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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.
 
 

 
 

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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Forbes 4th Best Employer for Diversity


UAB’s diverse workforce is recognized by Forbes as one of the best in the nation, chosen based on an independent survey of more than 50,000 employees.

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Cranial Neurosurgery Excellence 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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Women’s Choice Awards


For a decade, the Women's Choice Award has identified the best brands, companies, and healthcare facilities empowering women to choose only the best for themselves and their families.

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Health Grades Awards


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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