• U.S. News & World Report's Honor Roll of America's Best Hospitals, 2017-18

    U.S. News 2017-2018

    Massachusetts General Hospital has been consistently ranked as one of the top hospitals in America by U.S. News & World Report and is ranked across all 16 specialties.

  • American Nurses Credentialing Center Magnet Hospital

    Magnet Recognition

    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 Jour

    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.

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

    AHA Equity of Care

    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.

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

    AAMC Learning Health

    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—Stroke

    Gold Perf Award

    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.

  • Foster G. McGaw Prize for Excellence in Community Service, 2015

    Foster G. McGaw Priz

    Mass General received the 2015 Foster G. McGaw Prize for Excellence in Community Service, one of the most esteemed community service honors in health care.

  • U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals for Common Care

    In 2015, U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals for Common Care rated Mass General as “high performing” in all five procedures or conditions included in ratings, including heart bypass surgery, hip replacement, knee replacement, heart failure and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

  • 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

    Diversity Inc

    Mass General was included in DiversityInc's 2017 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.

  • LGBT Healthcare Equality Index, 2017

    LGBT Healthcare Equa

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

  • Baby-Friendly Designation from Baby-Friendly USA


    Mass General has been awarded the Baby-Friendly designation from Baby-Friendly USA, a credentialing program for hospitals that is part of an international breastfeeding initiative led by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations Children’s Fund.

  • Accredited Vein Center by the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC)

    Four Mass General locations (Boston, Danvers, Stoneham and Waltham) have achieved accreditation from the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC) for vein treatment and management.

  • National Pancreatic Foundation (NPF) Center


    The National Pancreas Foundation (NPF) has recognized Mass General as both an NPF Pancreatic Cancer Center and an NPF Pancreatitis (non-cancerous) Center.  These important recognitions are given to premier healthcare facilities that focus on the multidisciplinary treatment of pancreatic cancer and acute pancreatitis, best possible outcomes and improved quality of life for patients.