National Awards
Department of Radiation Oncology earns prestigious national accreditation
UNC is the only academic medical center to earn the honor in North Carolina.
UNC Medical Center and UNC REX Recognized as LGBTQ Healthcare Equality Leaders
Hospitals named to 2019 list for equitable treatment of patients, visitors and employees
Twelve UNC Hospitals residency programs ranked in top 30 by Doximity
Three UNC Hospitals residency programs are in the top ten -- family medicine and medicine/pediatrics are both ranked 2nd in the nation, and obstetrics & gynecology is ranked 3rd.
UNC Health Care Hospitals Nationally Ranked by U.S. News & World Report
22 High Performing Ratings in U.S. News’ “Best Hospitals” Report
UNC Children’s Named to U.S. News’ “Best Children’s Hospitals” for 11th Straight Year
UNC Children’s is nationally ranked in seven subspecialties, with two in the top 20.
UNC Medical Center named to 150 Top Places to Work in Healthcare | 2019
The list, compiled by Becker's Hospital Review, highlights hospitals, health systems and healthcare companies that promote diversity within the workforce, employee engagement and professional growth.
UNC Health Care Hospitals Earn Top ‘A’ Safety Scores from Leapfrog Group
UNC Medical Center, UNC REX, Johnston Health, UNC Rockingham, and Wayne UNC Health received “A” grades.
Buse, Mayer-Davis receive ADA National Scientific & Health Care Achievement Awards
John Buse, MD, PhD, the Verne S. Caviness Distinguished Professor of Medicine, and Elizabeth Davis-Mayer, PhD, the Cary C. Boshamer Distinguished Professor of Nutrition and Medicine, will be honored at the annual American Diabetes Association Scientific Sessions for their clinical research and epidemiological work.
Newsweek Lists UNC Medical Center & UNC REX Among World’s Best Hospitals
UNC Medical Center is ranked #50 in the United States, UNC REX is #148 on Newsweek's inaugural list of The World's Best Hospitals.
UNC School of Medicine Ranked First for Primary Care for Second Straight Year
In the annual rankings of “America’s Best Graduate Schools,” U.S. News & World Report ranked UNC School of Medicine 1st for primary care, 23rd in research, 4th for family medicine, 9th for rehabilitation counseling, 11th for obstetrics and gynecology, 20th for psychiatry, and 26th for internal medicine.
Giselle Corbie-Smith Elected to National Academy of Medicine
Giselle Corbie-Smith, MD, MSc, Kenan Distinguished Professor in the departments of social medicine and medicine, was elected for her scholarly work on the practical and ethical issues of engaging communities in research to achieve health and equity.
UNC Health Care Hospitals Ranked Nationally and Rated as “High Performing”
UNC Medical Center nationally ranked in five adult specialties, scored as high performing in five more. Four other UNC Health Care hospitals rated high performing for common adult procedures and conditions.
Honeycutt awarded AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellowship
Jenna Bone Honeycutt, PhD, of the Division of Infectious Diseases, has been awarded a AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellowship (STPF) with a placement at the Department of Energy in the National Nuclear Security Administration.
UNC Children’s Named to U.S. News “Best Children’s Hospitals” for 10th Straight Year
Pediatric Diabetes & Endocrinology Care Ranked Best in Southeastern United States.
UNC Medical Center receives two Mission: Lifeline awards from American Heart Association
Both awards recognize the implementation of specific quality improvement measures for the treatment of patients who suffer severe heart attacks.
Ernest Grant named one of '50 great African American leaders in healthcare to know'
Dr. Grant has more than 30 years of nurse leadership experience and currently serves as the vice president of the American Nurses Association. He is also the burn outreach coordinator for the North Carolina Jaycee Burn Center at UNC Hospitals.
UNC Medical Center again named one of '100 Great Hospitals in America'
Becker's Healthcare selected hospitals for inclusion based on analysis of ranking and award agencies, including U.S. News & World Report's 2017-18 rankings, CMS star ratings, Leapfrog grades and Truven Health Analytics.
UNC Health Care Hospitals Receive Top Safety Scores from Leapfrog Group
UNC Medical Center, UNC REX, Johnston Health, High Point and UNC Rockingham earn “A” grades for safety
UNC Health Care achieves highest rank possible in three health IT categories
UNC Health Care’s Stage 7 designations for hospitals, outpatient practices, and advanced analytics confirm its position as a national leader in health information technology.
UNC Health Care achieves highest recognition in health analytics UNC Health Care has achieved Stage 7 designation – the highest rank possible – as tracked by the Adoption Model for Analytics Maturity (AMAM) from HIMSS Analytics, a global healthcare research advisory firm. Stage 7 recognizes “personalized medicine & prescriptive analytics,” and UNC Health Care is one of only two organizations in the world that have reached Stage 7 on the AMAM.
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