UAB Women & Infants Center Awards & Recognition

Ranked No. 5 by U.S News & World Report

UAB Medicine’s obstetrics & gynecology program ranked No. 5 in the nation by U.S. News & World Report for 2022-2023 and UAB Medicine was ranked as the No. 1 hospital in Alabama.

Fifth Consecutive Magnet Designation

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

Women’s Choice Awards

UAB Medicine received nine Women’s Choice Awards for 2022, including being named one of the 100 Best Hospitals for Patient Experiences.


Baby-Friendly USA designated UAB Medicine as a Baby-Friendly birth facility for providing the optimal level of care for breastfeeding mothers and their babies.

Infant Safe Sleep

The UAB Women & Infants Center earned the Cribs for Kids Bronze National Safe Sleep Hospital Certification for 2021.

National Institutes of Health Funding

National Institutes of Health research funding for the UAB Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology ranked No. 10 in the country for 2020, with $6.4 million.

Guinness World Records

UAB Hospital delivers record-breaking premature baby at only 21 weeks and one day gestation.

U.S. News 2022-2023 Best Hospital for Maternity

UAB Hospital has earned the highest possible rating for Maternity Care making it a U.S. News 2022-2023 Best Hospital for Maternity.

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