Awards & Accolades

For more than two centuries, Penn Medicine has been committed to the highest standards of patient care, education and research. Penn's commitment has been recognized by peers, as well as by others throughout the Philadelphia region and across the nation.

Comprehensive Cancer Centers – National Cancer Institute

A Comprehensive Cancer Center Designation by the National Cancer Institute The Abramson Cancer Center is one of a very select group of cancer centers in the country rated 'exceptional' and awarded the prestigious designation of Comprehensive Cancer Center by the National Cancer Institute. This status has been continuously awarded to the Abramson Cancer Center for more than 40 years.

Blue Distinction Centers® – Independence Blue Cross

Blue Distinction award Blue Cross Blue Shield Association recognized the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and Pennsylvania Hospital as Blue Distinction Centers for Complex and Rare Cancers (2008).

"Honor Roll" of America's Best Hospitals

US News Honor Roll badge with Ben Franklin bust in the background U.S. News & World Report ranks the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania as #7 in the nation for Best Hospital for Cancer (2017), and #1 overall in the Philadelphia region (2017). Learn more about Penn Medicine's U.S. News ranking.

Philadelphia Magazine's Top Docs™

Philadelphia Magazine Top Docs Badge Each year, Philadelphia Magazine compiles its Top Docs™ list of the region's best physicians. The physicians at Penn Medicine always figure prominently on this list, and 2015 was no exception.