Awards and Accreditation

Newark Beth Israel Medical Center and Children's Hospital of New Jersey

Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP) 2022 Newsweek World's Best Hospitals 2022 Newsweek Maternity American Heart Association Leapfrog A HealthGrades Patient Safety Award HEI Leader American College of Radiology Breast Center of Excellence Joint Commission Most Wired

  • American Association of Blood Banks: Accredited Laboratory Services
  • American College of Cardiology: Performance Achievement Award for Cardiac Care, Gold, 2014; Silver, 2017
  • American College of Radiology: Breast Imaging Center of Excellence; Diagnostic Imaging Center Excellence; Designated Lung Cancer Screening Center
  • American College of Surgeons’ Commission on Cancer: Silver Level Accreditation and Commendation
  • American Heart Association: Distinguished Physician-Harvey E. Nussbaum Award, 2017; Mission Lifeline for STEMI, 2011 (bronze); 2012 (silver); 2013-2016 (gold); Get with the Guidelines Gold Award-Heart Failure, 2011-2013; Get with the Guidelines Gold Award-Resuscitation, 2017 - 2022
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology: Quality Oncology Practice Initiative Certification
  • College of American Pathologists: Accredited Laboratory and Pathology Services
  • Competency & Credentialing Institute: Operating Room nurses recognized as CNOR Strong by CCI
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award 2020
  • Healthgrades Women’s Care Excellence Award 2018
  • Hospitals & Health Networks: Most Wired Hospital for using information technology to connect with patients, 2015 - 2020
  • Human Rights Campaign Foundation: Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality, 2018 - 2022
  • Intersocietal Accreditation Commission: Echocardiography facility (Cardiac Non-Invasive, Adult Transesophageal, Adult Transthoracic, Adult Stress); Vascular Testing facility (Extracranial Cerebrovascular, Peripheral Artery, Peripheral Venous, Visceral Vascular)
  • Joint Commission: Gold Seal of Approval for Hospital Accreditation; Survey for Disease Specific Recertification: Acute Coronary Syndrome, Congestive Heart Failure, Stroke, Ventricular Assist Device
  • Leapfrog Group: Top Teaching Hospital
  • Leapfrog Group: “A” Grade for Safety and Quality, Fall 2018, Spring 2019, Fall 2019, Spring 2020, Fall 2020
  • Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP) 2022
  • Modern Healthcare: Best Places to Work, 2018
  • Newsweek Magazine: Named a Best Maternity Care Hospital, 2019, 2020
  • Newsweek Magazine: Recognized as a World’s Best Hospital, 2019-2022
  • New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services: Designated Primary Stroke Center
  • New Jersey Hospital Association HRET Award: The Beth Garden, 2012; Healthcare Professional of the Year Award, 2012-2013 and 2016-2017
  • NICHE (Nurses Improving Care for Healthsystem Elders): Exemplar Hospital designation for commitment to elder care excellence, 2015-2020
  • Achieved Level 9 Most Wired recognition from CHIME in 2020
  • NJBIZ: 2020 Top 50 Hospitals list; Physician of the Year Healthcare Hero, 2015; Education Hero, 2017; ICON Award, 2019
  • U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ HRSA Workplace Partnership for Life: Platinum Recognition for raising organ and tissue donation awareness, 2016 - 2020
  • U.S.News &World Report: Rated High Performing for treatment of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and Heart Failure 2016 ; Cardiology and Heart Surgery 2020; Pulmonology and Lung Surgery 2020
  • Washington Monthly Magazine Top 50 Best Major Teaching Hospital in U.S.

Patient Stories

  • “It is a gift of life. Everyone in my family is now signed up as an organ donor.”

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  • “Dr. Cohen was very precise but also relaxed, so you don’t freak out and worry when you’re in her care.”

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  • “I’m more cautious in listening to my body than I was in the past. I see a brighter picture ahead.”

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