Awards and Accreditations

The Mount Sinai Health System strives to provide the best possible care to our patients. Our steadfast commitment and efforts to the communities we serve are regularly recognized by national publications and organizations that rank the country's top doctors and health care facilities each year.

Accreditation

The Mount Sinai Health System is proud to hold several accreditations, including the following:

Magnet Accreditation

Three Mount Sinai Health System hospitals have received renewed national recognition for excellence in nursing from the American Nurses Credentialing Center's (ANCC) Magnet Recognition Program®. The Mount Sinai Hospital received Magnet® designation for the fourth consecutive time; Mount Sinai Queens received its second designation; and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai received its third Magnet® designation.

Awards

Mount Sinai is honored to receive a number of prestigious awards, including the following:

U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals

The Mount Sinai Hospital received the highest recognition with “Honor Roll” status in U.S. News & World Report 2020-21 “Best Hospitals” guidebook for the 5th consecutive year. Mount Sinai was ranked 14th in the nation for the second year in a row. The Honor Roll commends the country’s top 20 hospitals, out of approximately 5,000 evaluated by U.S. News. We are ranked No. 1 in the nation for Geriatrics.

In addition to our Geriatrics ranking, The Mount Sinai Hospital received top-20 rankings in the following specialties: Cardiology/Heart Surgery (No. 6), Gastroenterology/GI Surgery (No. 9), Diabetes/Endocrinology (No. 11), Nephrology (No. 12), Neurology/Neurosurgery (No. 12).

Forbes’ Best Employers for Diversity

The Mount Sinai Health System was ranked No. 1 nationally among health systems and hospitals, and No. 19 overall, by Forbes on its list of “The Best Employers for Diversity” for two years running, 2019 and 2020. 

Association of Employee Resource Groups and Councils Honors Award

In 2019, the Association of Employee Resource Groups and Councils recognized The Mount Sinai Queens and Mount Sinai St. Luke’s Diversity Councils for their diversity and inclusion efforts.

2019 Healthcare Equality Index

The Human Rights Campaign Foundation recognized seven hospitals within the Mount Sinai Health System as national leaders in LGBT healthcare equality, based on their 2019 Healthcare Equality Index (HEI). The facilities honored were Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai St. Luke's, Mount Sinai West, Mount Sinai Brooklyn, Mount Sinai Queens, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.

Top 50 in Digital Health: Diversity and Inclusion Leadership Award

Top 50 in Digital Health awarded Mount Sinai Health System’s Diversity Innovation Hub the 2020 Diversity and Inclusion Leadership Award for its work in employing innovative solutions to address social determinants of health and increase the representation of women and ethnic minorities in digital health.

INSIGHT Into Diversity Award

The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai has been recognized for outstanding efforts in diversity and inclusion for the fifth consecutive year (2015 – 2019) by INSIGHT Into Diversity Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED).

DiversityInc’s Top 50 Companies for Diversity

DiversityInc Magazine has ranked the Mount Sinai Health System No. 1 among the top hospitals and health care systems in the country for diversity management for two consecutive years (2017 and 2018). DiversityInc analyzes dozens of areas in health care management diversity and the impact on patient care delivery. 

Corporate Partnership Award: 100 Black Men of America

The Mount Sinai Health System recently received the HealthCare Partnership Award at the 39th annual gala for One Hundred Black Men, Inc., of New York. The award acknowledges the growing partnership between One Hundred Black Men and Mount Sinai to advance solutions for health and economic issues that affect communities of color.