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. As a hospital within Mass General, MassGeneral Hospital for Children shares the following awards and recognitions.
Mass General ranks first in the U.S. based on our quality of care, patient safety and reputation in 16 different specialties.
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.
Mass General has been designated as a “Top Hospital” for patient safety and health care quality practices by The Leapfrog Group, whose quality and safety survey is an important measure of a hospital’s commitment to patients’ well being
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.
For the third consecutive year, AARP has named Mass General as one of the top employers in the United States for employees over age 50.
Working Mother magazine has selected Mass General as one of the top 100 employers in the country for working mothers, an accolade the hospital has received for the last three years.
The Scientist, a magazine for life sciences professionals, has again honored Mass General as one of the Best Places to Work in Academia.
Massachusetts General Hospital was selected by the Boston Globe as one of the top 25 large companies to work for in Massachusetts.
The MassGeneral Hospital for Children Pediatric Trauma Program has been verified by American College of Surgeons as a Level 1 center—the highest level-- for 20 years under the medical direction of Daniel P. Ryan, MD.
Designated ECMO Center
The Extracorporeal Life Support Organization recognizes MassGeneral Hospital for Children as a designated center in neonatal pulmonary, pediatric pulmonary and cardiac care for patients requiring extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO).