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Awards and Recognition

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

  • U.S. News & World Report

    Out of more than 4,500 hospitals assessed, The Johns Hopkins Hospital ranked #1 in Maryland and #5 in the nation on U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals 2022–23 Honor Roll.

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  • 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.

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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.

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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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Other Awards

Johns Hopkins Medicine Hospitals Receive A’s and B’s for Patient Safety in Spring 2020 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades

Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Howard County General Hospital and Suburban Hospital have been awarded an A grade based on their performance in preventing medical errors, infections and other harms among patients in their care by The Leapfrog Group. The Johns Hopkins Hospital and Sibley Memorial Hospital each received a B safety grade.

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Five Johns Hopkins Hospitals Receive CHIME's Healthcare's Most Wired Designation (2020)

The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Sibley Memorial Hospital, Suburban Hospital and Howard County General Hospital have each been recognized by the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) as a 2020 Most Wired recipient. CHIME’s annual HealthCare’s Most Wired survey provides this designation to healthcare organizations that exemplify best practices through adoption, implementation and use of information technology to elevate the health and care of communities they serve.

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Johns Hopkins Medicine Named a Top Workforce (April 2019)

Johns Hopkins Medicine ranked #2 on global brand tracking company YouGov's 2019 Workforce Rankings U.S. list. The rankings were based on reputation scores of 1,730 brands in all industries.

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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.

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