UMMC's Awards and Honors
UMMC Gains National Prominence in Best Hospital Rankings
UMMC is ranked #16 in cancer care and #10 in caring for patients with ear, nose and throat (ENT) conditions, according to the U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospital specialty rankings. In Maryland, ENT ranks #1 and cancer ranks #2. University of Maryland Children's Hospital ranked among the nation’s top 50 pediatric cardiology and heart surgery centers.
UMMC Physicians Named 2018 Top Doctors by Baltimore Magazine
More than 70 doctors who practice at the University of Maryland Medical Center University and Midtown Campuses, all members of the University of Maryland School of Medicine faculty, were recognized as "Top Doctors" in the November 2018 issue of Baltimore magazine.
University of Maryland Medical Center Receives Stroke Honor Roll Elite Plus Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award
The University of Maryland Medical Center (UMMC) has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines® (GWTG) Target: Stroke Honor Roll Elite Plus Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award. The award recognizes the hospital’s commitment to ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines based on the latest scientific evidence.
University of Maryland Medical Center Once Again Awarded Advanced Certification for Comprehensive Stroke Center
The University of Maryland Medical Center (UMMC) has once again achieved The Joint Commission’s Advanced Certification as a Comprehensive Stroke Center (CSC). The two-year designation is awarded to just 123 elite stroke centers in the United States.
University of Maryland Medical Center Earns Third Consecutive Magnet® Designation
The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) has re-designated the University of Maryland Medical Center as a Magnet hospital. Only 8 percent of hospitals in the country have earned this recognition, and only 3 percent of hospitals in the country have achieved Magnet® at least three times. Magnet status recognizes hospitals that sustain nursing excellence, support evidence-based practice and demonstrate outstanding patient outcomes. UMMC first received Magnet designation in 2009.