Awards & Recognitions

Each year, Massachusetts General Hospital is recognized for achieving the highest standards in patient care, education and research, ranking the hospital among the most prestigious medical institutions.

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US News and World Report Honor Roll Award
U.S. News & World Report's Honor Roll of America's Best Hospitals, 2014-15

U.S. News & World Report ranks Mass General #1 in New England and #2 in the nation based on our quality of care, patient safety and reputation in 16 clinical specialties.

Nurses Magnet Award
American Nurses Credentialing Center Magnet Hospital

Magnet designation represents the highest honor available for nursing excellence and is achieved by fewer than 7% of hospitals in the United States. In 2003, Mass General became the first hospital in the state of Massachusetts to receive this distinction.

Boston Business Journal Most Admired Health Care Company
Boston Business Journal Most Admired Health Care Company

The Boston Business Journal has named Mass General one of the most admired health care companies in Massachusetts, as part of its online 2014 Most Admired Companies, CEOs and Brands survey. Readers also selected Mass General as the Readers’ Choice winner in the health care category.

AHA Equity of Care Award
American Hospital Association (AHA) Equity of Care Award (PDF)

Mass General received the first-ever AHA Equity of Care Award from the American Hospital Association in recognition of our efforts to reduce health care disparities and promote diversity within the organization’s leadership and staff.

AAMC Learning Health System Challenge Award
Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) Learning Health System Challenge Award

The Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) has awarded the Disparities Solutions Center at Mass General the AAMC Learning Health System Challenge Award for its work on disparities, equity and quality improvement.

Gold Performance Achievement Award
Gold Performance Achievement Award—Stroke

Mass General has received the American Stroke Association's Get With the Guidelines Gold Performance Achievement Award. This award honors the hospital for implementing best practices for stroke care and ensuring stroke patients receive the highest quality care according to nationally accepted standards and recommendations.

Blue Cross Blue Shield Blue Distinction Center

The Blue Cross Blue Shield Association has selected Mass General as a "Blue Distinction Center." The Blue Distinction program encourages collaboration with providers who improve quality outcomes and affordability and empowers consumers to make effective personal health care decisions.

DiversityInc’s Top 10 Hospital Systems for Diversity 2013
DiversityInc’s Top 10 Hospital Systems for Diversity

Mass General was included in DiversityInc's 2013 Top 10 Hospital Systems, recognized for our exceptional CEO commitment; targeted grant, mentoring and development programs; and programs to promote cultural competency and address health disparities.

Healthcare Equality Index
LGBT Healthcare Equality Index, 2014

Mass General is recognized by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation for its commitment to equitable, inclusive care for LGBT patients and their families.


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