Awards & Recognition

Many organizations recognize excellence in health care to help patients and families identify quality care. Recognition can come in the form of awards, accreditation, certification or designations of excellence. The following highlight a few of Stanford Hospital & Clinic’s many achievements.


U.S. News Best Regional Hospital

U.S. News Best Hospitals 2012-2013

Stanford Hospital & Clinics has once again earned U.S. News & World Report's National Ranking in 10 medical specialties. The distinction reflects the depth of clinical excellence and quality care provided by our physicians and staff.



Leapfrog Group Top Hospital

The Leapfrog Group

Stanford was one of 65 hospitals nationwide to receive this recognition out of nearly 1,200 reviewed. Through its annual Leapfrog Hospital Survey, hospitals across the country are rated on a range of quality and safety practices that all hospitals should follow. Read the press release.

Stanford Hospital & Clinics Awarded Top Marks for Patient Safety

Stanford Hospital & Clinics has earned an “A” for patient safety from The Leapfrog Group, a nonprofit organization that measures hospital performance nationwide and advocates for hospital transparency. Read More.


Nationl Cancer Institute NCI Designates

National Cancer Institute (NCI) Designated Cancer Center

NCI-designated Cancer Centers are characterized by scientific excellence and the capability to integrate a diversity of research approaches to focus on the problem of cancer.


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The Joint Commission

The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval indicates that Stanford Hospital & Clinics meets high performance standards.


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American Nurses Credentialing Center

Stanford Hospital & Clinics is a Magnet designated hospital, recognizing the hospital for quality patient care, nursing excellence, and innovations in professional nursing practice.


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