Awards and Recognition

Over the years, Johns Hopkins has been recognized by numerous organizations for our commitment to quality, safety, innovations, and excellence.

  • The Nobel Prize

    Physician-scientist Gregg Semenza received the 2019 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for discovering how the body's cells sense and react to low oxygen levels.

    Gregg Semenza
  • Lasker Awards

    Gregg L. Semenza, M.D., Ph.D. was awarded the 2016 Albert Lasker Basic Medical Research Award by the Albert and Mary Lasker Foundation.

    The Lasker statuette

Patient Safety and Quality Ratings

Johns Hopkins Medicine staff and physicians follow The Joint Commission National Patient Safety Goals as our framework for quality and safety. See how our hospitals rank in patient experience, home care quality, readmisions, infection prevention and other metrics as evaluated by The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services based on patient surveys.

Baltimore Magazine’s Top Doctors and Nurses

Congratulations to our Johns Hopkins physicians and nurses who were recognized in Baltimore Magazine for their outstanding commitment to patient care.

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The Joint Commission Accreditation

Johns Hopkins hospitals have earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® in several specialty areas. The Gold Seal reflects a health care organization’s commitment to providing safe and quality patient care and preparing patients and their caregivers for discharge. View The Joins Commission profiles for our hospitals.