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Our Awards


Recognized worldwide for our excellence.

Stanford Health Care is frequently honored for its outstanding contributions to the medical community. As an employee here, you’ll feel the pride that comes with knowing that the place you work has a stellar international reputation. 

U.S. News Best Regional Hospitals

Stanford Hospital & Clinics has been ranked #1 in San Jose, Calif., in U.S. News & World Report's first-ever Best Hospitals metro area rankings. This new ranking is the largest expansion of Best Hospitals to date, offering patients and their…

The Leapfrog Group Top Hospital Award

Stanford Hospital & Clinics 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…

National Cancer Institute (NCI) Designated Cancer Center

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

U.S News Best Hospitals 2012-2013

Stanford Hospital & Clinics has once again been named one of the Best Hospitals in the country in the 2012-2013 U.S. News & World Report’s annual rankings. For more information, visit the Stanford Hospital & Clinics’ profile…

The Joint Commission

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

American Nurses Credentialing Center

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