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National Recognition and Awards

UW Health, a comprehensive health system that includes the renowned University of Wisconsin Hospital and American Family Children's Hospital, is recognized as one of the most progressive and prominent medical centers in the country, and the quality of our work is often recognized by influential organizations and media institutions.
 
Use the links below to learn about the major recognition and awards UW Health has garnered.
 
Recent national accolades include the following:
 
Nine Specialties Ranked in Nation's Top 50 by U.S. News

Nine Specialties Ranked in Nation

UW Hospital and Clinics Named State's Top Hospital for Sixth Consecutive Year University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics is ranked among the nation's top 50 hospitals in nine medical specialties, and retained its position as the best hospital ...
8/08/2017 | Nine Specialties Ranked in Nation's Top 50 by U.S. News

American Family Children's Hospital Ranks Among U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals

American Family Children

UW Health's American Family Children's Hospital ranked in the top 50 children's hospitals in seven medical and surgical specialties in this year's U.S. News & World Report Best Children's Hospital rankings.The children's hospital was named one of...
6/27/2017 | American Family Children's Hospital Ranks Among U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals

UW Health Receives Two National Awards for Achievements in Sustainability

UW Health Receives Two National Awards for Achievements in Sustainability

Madison, Wisconsin - In recognition for successful programs to reduce its environmental impact, UW Health received two significant awards from Practice Greenhealth, the nation's leading organization dedicated to environmental sustainability in health...
6/16/2017 | UW Health Receives Two National Awards for Achievements in Sustainability

UW Health Earns "Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality" Designation

UW Health Earns "Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality" Designation

Washington - UW Health has been designated a "Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality" by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation (HRC), the educational arm of the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) civil rights or...
3/29/2017 | UW Health Earns "Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality" Designation

Three UW Health RNs Named Among 'Madison's Top Nurses'

Three UW Health RNs Named Among

Madison, Wisconsin - It's no secret that UW Health has amazing nurses who practice throughout our hospitals, clinics and beyond. But when three of them land on the coveted "Madison's Top Nurses" list, it is cause for some extra celebration. Sinc...
11/21/2016 | Three UW Health RNs Named Among 'Madison's Top Nurses'

University Hospital Recognized for "Higher Standard" of Heart Attack Care

University Hospital Recognized for "Higher Standard" of Heart Attack Care

Madison, Wisconsin - For the fifth consecutive year, University Hospital has been awarded a Platinum Performance Achievement Award from the American College of Cardiology Foundation and the American Heart Association for implementing a "higher s...
10/06/2016 | University Hospital Recognized for "Higher Standard" of Heart Attack Care

2016 Working Mother of the Year: Amy Strasburg

2016 Working Mother of the Year: Amy Strasburg

Madison, Wisconsin - A registered nurse in pediatric orthopedics, Amy Strasburg has worked at UW Health for more than 5 years. A few years after joining the organization, Strasburg gave birth to a 4-pound, 13-ounce little girl named Avery. It was a h...
9/30/2016 | 2016 Working Mother of the Year: Amy Strasburg

University Hospital Ranks in Top 50 Hospitals in 9 Specialties, No. 1 in Wisconsin

University Hospital Ranks in Top 50 Hospitals in 9 Specialties, No. 1 in Wisconsin

University Hospital retained its position as best hospital in Wisconsin and ranked among the top 50 hospitals in nine medical and surgical specialties in the 2016-17 edition of the Best Hospitals guide published by U.S. News & World Report. ...
8/02/2016 | University Hospital Ranks in Top 50 Hospitals in 9 Specialties, No. 1 in Wisconsin

American Family Children's Hospital Ranks Among Top 50 Children's Hospitals for 2016-17

American Family Children

Madison, Wisconsin - American Family Children's Hospital is among the top 50 children's hospitals in six medical and surgical specialties in the annual U.S. News and World Report Best Children's Hospital rankings for 2016-2017.The children's hospital...
6/21/2016 | American Family Children's Hospital Ranks Among Top 50 Children's Hospitals for 2016-17

UW Carbone Cancer Center Joins Elite National Group

UW Carbone Cancer Center Joins Elite National Group

Madison, Wisconsin - The University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center has joined the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN), a not-for-profit alliance of 27 of the nation’s leading cancer centers. NCCN, which is devoted to improving...
4/05/2016 | UW Carbone Cancer Center Joins Elite National Group