National Awards
UNC Hospitals, UNC REX, High Point Regional recognized by U.S. News & World Report in annual ‘Best Hospitals’ rankings
Ten specialties at UNC Hospitals were recognized as nationally ranked or high performing by U.S. News & World Report in its annual "America's Best Hospitals" issue. Four of our ranked specialties were ranked highest in the state. Across the state, our system performed well. UNC Hospitals, UNC REX Hospital and High Point Regional Hospital ranked No. 2, No. 10 and No. 16, respectively.
UNC Hospitals honored with Mission: Lifeline achievement award
UNC Hospitals earned the award by meeting specific criteria and standards of performance for the quick and appropriate treatment of STEMI patients by providing emergency procedures to re-establish blood flow to blocked arteries when needed.
UNC Hospitals Police and Transportation Department receives Lindberg Bell Award for Excellence
This prestigious award is presented to only one hospital in the world each year.
UNC Medical Center named one of "100 Great Hospitals in America 2016"
According to Becker's Hospital Review, "The hospitals on this list are well-known for a multitude of reasons, such as having a strong history of medical innovation, providing top-notch care to patients, leading clinical advancement with forward-thinking research or holding an irreplaceable spot in their communities."
UNC Hospitals receives Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award with Target: Stroke Honor Roll Elite
American Heart Association recognizes UNC Hospitals' commitment to quality stroke care
UNC Hospitals Earns ‘Top Performer on Key Quality Measures®’ Recognition from The Joint Commission
UNC Hospitals is one of only 1,043 hospitals out of more than 3,300 eligible hospitals in the United States to achieve the 2014 Top Performer distinction.
Roper named to '130 Nonprofit Hospital and Health System CEOs to Know'
UNC Health Care CEO William L. Roper is included in the 2015 edition of "130 Nonprofit Hospital and Health System CEOs to Know," published by Becker's Hospital Review.
386 physicians from UNC Health Care named to prestigious 2015-2016 Best Doctors In America® list
Only five percent of doctors in America earn this prestigious honor, decided by impartial peer review.
386 physicians from UNC Health Care named to prestigious 2015-2016 Best Doctors In America® list
Only five percent of doctors in America earn this prestigious honor, decided by impartial peer review.
UNC Hospitals honored for 2nd time with Magnet Recognition
UNC Hospitals has once again achieved Magnet recognition from the American Nurses’ Credentialing Center (ANCC). The ANCC grants Magnet Recognition, its highest national credential, in recognition of quality patient care, nursing excellence and innovations in professional nursing practice. UNC Hospitals is one of only 420 health care organizations in the United States (out of more than 6,000) to earn the honor.
Six UNC Hospitals residency programs nationally ranked by Doximity
UNC’s residency programs in Family Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Otolaryngology, Pediatrics, Radiation Oncology and Urology are all ranked in the top 25 programs nationwide in the Doximity Residency Navigator.
UNC Health Care CEO William Roper Ranked No. 14 on Modern Healthcare’s Annual List of 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare
Dr. Roper is the highest ranked CEO of a public academic health system on the list.
UNC Hospitals, Rex, Pardee recognized by U.S. News & World Report in annual ‘Best Hospitals’ rankings
Overall, 10 specialties at UNC Hospitals were recognized as nationally ranked or high performing by U.S. News & World Report in its annual "America's Best Hospitals" issue. Rex Hospital and Pardee Hospital were also included in the 2015-16 rankings.
UNC and Rex CFOs named in '150 Hospital and Health System CFOs to Know'
Chris Ellington, Executive Vice President and CFO of UNC Hospitals, and Bernadette Spong, Senior Vice President of Finance and CFO of Rex Healthcare, are both included in the 2015 edition of "150 Hospital and Health System CFOs to Know."
Dr. Robert Sandler receives the Julius Friedenwald Medal
This award was established in 1941 to recognize an individual who has contributed significantly to the American Gastronterological Association and has made lifelong contributions to the field of gastroenterology. This is the highest honor bestowed upon an AGA member.
Dr. Susan Henning receives AGA's Distinguished Mentor Award
Established by the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) in 2004, the Distinguished Mentor Award recognizes two individuals each year for achievements as outstanding mentors over a lifelong career.
Three UNC School of Medicine faculty awarded PCORI contracts
The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute has awarded contracts totaling more than $12 million to Michael Kappelman, Kelli Allen and Donna Evon. The largest of the three awards, to Dr. Kappelman, is a 5-year, $8 million contract to compare the effectiveness of two drug therapies in the treatment of Crohn’s disease in children.
UNC Health Care affiliates ranked highly in first-ever Hospital Compare star ratings
Chatham Hospital is one of only three in North Carolina to receive five stars. Four other UNC Health Care affiliates received four stars. In addition, Becker's Hospital Review named UNC Hospitals as one of 100 Great Hospitals in America 2015.
Clinical Research Forum selects genomic analysis as top 10 research achievement
A cancer genomics study led by UNC Lineberger researchers and other scientists involved in The Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA) project, a National Cancer Institute and National Human Genome Research Institute-backed effort to create a comprehensive atlas of the genetic changes in cancer, was selected as one of the top 10 clinical research achievements of the year.
School of Medicine ranks 7th for primary care A diverse panel of 15 physicians and specialists advised Business Insider on the top medical schools for primary care training based on their opinions and experience. The UNC School of Medicine ranked 7th on this prestigious list.
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