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UMass Memorial Medical Center Awards and Recognitions


  • 2019 Newsweek Worlds Best Hospitals
  • 2019 Healthgrades America's 100 Best Hospitals
  • 2019 U.S. News and World Report Best Regional Hospitals 
  • 2019 The Joint Commission Advanced Ventricular Assist Device Therapy Certification


  • 2019 The Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval as an Advanced Comprehensive Stroke Center
    Joint Commission Stroke Seal


Medical Center Makes 2018 Top Hospitals List

  • Our Medical Center has achieved seven quality award distinctions in the last 12 months from Healthgrades. Healthgrades recognizes America’s 50 and 100 best hospitals — the top one percent and two percent, respectively — for delivering superior patient care across a broad spectrum of conditions and procedures. 

Clinical Quality Awards

  • Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award
  • Critical Care Excellence Award
  • America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Surgery Award
  • America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care Award
  • America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Coronary Intervention Award
  • 2018 Get with the Guidelines Stroke Gold Award      

Hospital Quality Awards

  • America’s 100 Best Hospitals Award
  • Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence