National Awards
UNC Center for Health Innovation recognized again by Becker’s Hospital Review
This is the third year in a row that the Center has been included on Becker’s list.
UNC Health Care CEO William Roper Named to Modern Healthcare’s 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare
As UNC Health Care’s CEO, Dr. Roper oversees a clinical enterprise that provides more than 3 million clinic visits across North Carolina each year. He is also Dean of the UNC School of Medicine, which is nationally ranked for primary care, family care and rural medicine.
372 UNC Health Care physicians named to 2017-2018 Best Doctors in America® list
Only four percent of doctors in America earn this prestigious honor.
UNC Health Care receives high marks in latest US News & World Report Ratings
U.S News & World Report has released its annual Best Hospitals ratings. Across the state, several UNC Health Care facilities were recognized for clinical excellence.
UNC residency programs ranked highly on Doximity reputation scores
Three UNC Hospitals residency programs ranked either first or second for best reputation among the nation’s residency programs, and 21 ranked in the top 50.
UNC Health Care honored as 'Most Wired Advanced'
UNC Health Care is one of only 27 systems in the United States to be recognized as a 'Most Wired Advanced’ health system by the American Hospital Association (AHA) for its use of information technology to improve patient care and clinical integration.
Ernest Grant re-elected as vice president of American Nurses Association
Grant has more than 30 years of nursing and leadership experience and is an internationally recognized burn-care and fire-safety expert. He serves as the burn outreach coordinator for the North Carolina Jaycee Burn Center
UNC Hospitals, UNC REX, High Point Regional and Johnston Health Earn Top Safety Grades from Leapfrog
Only 823 hospitals nationwide received “A” grades in the Spring 2017 Leapfrog report.
AAAAI Installs New President at 2017 Annual Meeting
David B. Peden, MD, MS, FAAAAI, is Andrews Professor of Pediatrics and Senior Associate Dean for Translational Research at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Smith Recognized With American College of Cardiology Top Honor
Sidney C. Smith, Jr, MD, will be presented with the Master of the ACC Award at ACC’s 66th Annual Scientific Session.
American Health Council Names Anthony J. Viera, MD, MPH to Physician Board
He will be sharing his knowledge and expertise on Primary Care, Epidemiology, Evidence Based Medicine, and Family Medicine.
UNC's Dr. Sidney Smith receives two major AHA awards
This is the first time that the American Heart Association (AHA) has presented two major awards to one recipient.
UNC Hospitals, UNC REX Healthcare, High Point Regional, and Pardee earn Top Grades for Patient Safety from Leapfrog
Only 844 hospitals nationwide received “A” grades in the Fall 2016 Leapfrog report.
Eleven UNC Hospitals residency programs ranked in top 30 by Doximity
UNC’s residency programs in Anesthesiology, Family Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Internal Medicine, Medicine/Pediatrics, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Otolaryngology, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Radiation Oncology and Urology are all ranked in the top 30 programs nationwide in the Doximity Residency Navigator.
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.
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