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:
 
UW Health Earns 'Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality' Designation

UW Health Earns

Washington, D.C. - UW Health has again 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 righ...
8/16/2019 | UW Health Earns 'Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality' Designation

UW Hospitals and Clinics Among Nation's Top 20 in U.S. News & World Report Rankings

UW Hospitals and Clinics Among Nation

For the first time in the history of U.S. News & World Report's "Best Hospitals" rankings, University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics are listed on the Honor Roll - the 20 most highly ranked hospitals in the nation. The designation, ...
7/29/2019 | UW Hospitals and Clinics Among Nation's Top 20 in U.S. News & World Report Rankings

UW Health Breast Center Receives Accreditation

UW Health Breast Center Receives Accreditation

The UW Health Breast Center was lauded for its "extraordinary level of patient-centered, integrated care" in its re-accreditation visit in late April from the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC). University Hospital re...
4/30/2019 | UW Health Breast Center Receives Accreditation

University Hospital Named One of the World's Best Hospitals

University Hospital Named One of the World

Madison, Wis. – University Hospital in Madison, part of UW Health, has been named one of the top hospitals in the world in the inaugural edition of Newsweek magazine’s The World’s Best Hospitals 2019. The hospital is one of onl...
4/01/2019 | University Hospital Named One of the World's Best Hospitals

UW Health Receives Consumer Loyalty Award

UW Health Receives Consumer Loyalty Award

Madison, Wisconsin – UW Health ranks ninth in the country for consumer loyalty, according to NRC Health, a patient-experience firm. UW Health has earned a 2017/2018 Consumer Loyalty Award which recognizes health care systems and hospitals ...
8/27/2018 | UW Health Receives Consumer Loyalty Award

Ten Specialties Ranked in Nation's Top 50 by U.S. News

Ten Specialties Ranked in Nation

University Hospital’s gynecology department earns top 10 spot in national rankings Hospital named number one hospital in Wisconsin Gynecology at University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics is ranked tenth in the nation in the 2018-19 Best...
8/14/2018 | Ten Specialties Ranked in Nation's Top 50 by U.S. News

University Hospital Designated as Antimicrobial Stewardship Center of Excellence

University Hospital Designated as Antimicrobial Stewardship Center of Excellence

University Hospital has been designated by the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) as a Antimicrobial Stewardship Center of Excellence (CoE). Antimicrobial stewardship refers to steps taken within health care systems to ensure the appr...
8/06/2018 | University Hospital Designated as Antimicrobial Stewardship Center of Excellence

American Family Children's Hospital Ranks Among Best Hospitals

American Family Children

UW Health's American Family Children's Hospital ranked in the top 50 children's hospitals in six medical and surgical specialties in this year's U.S. News and World Report Best Children's Hospital rankings.The children's hospital was named in the top...
6/26/2018 | American Family Children's Hospital Ranks Among Best Hospitals

UW Health Receives One of First Ever Madison Region Diversity Awards

UW Health Receives One of First Ever Madison Region Diversity Awards

UW Health and Exact Sciences are the recipients of the first-ever Madison Region Diversity Awards. The awards were announced at the end of the fifth annual Madison Region Economic Development and Diversity Summit on May 16, 2018. The summit was cohos...
5/24/2018 | UW Health Receives One of First Ever Madison Region Diversity Awards

UW Organ and Tissue Donation Honors 16 Hospitals for Maximizing the Gift of Life

UW Organ and Tissue Donation Honors 16 Hospitals for Maximizing the Gift of Life

Madison, Wisconsin - Sixteen hospitals were honored by University of Wisconsin Organ and Tissue Donation (UW OTD) for their ongoing commitment to saving and improving lives through organ and tissue donation. The UW OTD Award of Hope recognizes t...
5/22/2018 | UW Organ and Tissue Donation Honors 16 Hospitals for Maximizing the Gift of Life