Awards and Distinctions

ED Group

Lantern Award: Suburban Hospital’s Emergency Department (ED) won the coveted 2018 Lantern Award™ from the Emergency Nurses Association. The award recognizes emergency departments that exemplify exceptional practice and innovative performance in the core areas of leadership, practice, education, advocacy and research.

Beacon Award: Suburban’s Intensive Care Unit received a bronze Beacon Award from the American Association of Critical Care Nurses (AACN) in 2018 for improving every facet of patient care. In 2019, the Progressive Care Unit received a silver Beacon Award from AACN for its exceptional patient care.

OR nurses

CNOR Strong Designation: Since April 2017, Suburban Hospital's Operating Room has been designated as CNOR Strong for its commitment to certification in operating room nursing. This professional accomplishment demonstrates a facility-wide commitment to peri-operative excellence and outstanding patient care.

Additional Awards:

Platinum Hermes Creative Award – 2017 Sondra D. Bender Nursing Report

2017 Donation Champion, Washington Regional Transplant Consortium

2017 and 2016 Johns Hopkins Medicine Clinical Award for Clinical Collaboration and Teamwork

Gold MarCom Award, Silver Hermes Creative Award- 2016 Sondra D. Bender Nursing Report

nurses of the year2018 Nurses and Techs of the Year - Outstanding nurses and patient care techs from each unit are recognized during the annual Nurse's Week celebration

2017 Circle of Excellence Award - Greater Washington Area Chapter of American Association of Critical Care Nurses

Suburban Hospital Nursing Recognition AwardsHonoring Suburban Hospital's Certified Nurses