At UPMC, we aim to provide everyone — our patients, our employees, and the greater community — with the very best. We have received recognition for many of our efforts, and we strive to change lives for the better every day.
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UPMC was among the top hospitals, health systems, and health care companies that:
UPMC ranked #2 in 2021 as a best place to work for women and people of color. It's the third straight year we finished in the top five.
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In 2022, the NCHL selected UPMC as one of seven national BOLD award winners that recognizes health care organizations that:
In 2023, UPMC received the Catalyst Award — the premier gender equity award that honors organizations:
In 2022, UPMC for You earned NCQA’s:
UPMC Community HealthChoices has earned:
In 2023, Healthiest Employers recognized UPMC because of the organizational culture and leadership commitment to workplace wellness and exceptional health and benefits offerings. Increased flexibility, work-life balance, and mental health resources have proven to be common trends among Healthiest Employers honorees.
UPMC also ranked first for healthiest employer with 5,000 or more employees in Western Pennsylvania and Philadelphia.
UPMC has been named both a nationwide top 10 Military Friendly Employer and a Military Spouse Friendly Employer for 2024 for its commitment to serving the military and veteran community — from hiring and career advancement to customer service and charitable investment.
UPMC is being honored for meeting or exceeding standards in critical areas of commitment to the military community including recruiting, hiring and training of veterans and military spouses, and partnering with and supporting veteran-owned businesses.
In 2021, UPMC facilities were recognized as HEI leaders.
HEI is the national benchmarking tool that measures equitable health for LGBTQ+ people. It evaluates health care facilities’ policies and practices around the equity and inclusion of their LGBTQ+ patients, visitors, and employees.
In 2022, UPMC Health Plan and Community Care Behavioral Health Organization also received honors.
They had the top score of 100 on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation's 2022 Corporate Equality Index (CEI). CEI is the nation's foremost benchmarking survey and report on corporate policies and practices related to LGBTQ+ workplace equality.
2022 was the fourth consecutive year the Health Plan has earned the award.
In 2021, UPMC won the gold medal for having an inspiring workplace culture.
In 2022, UPMC Health Plan earned 12 awards for outstanding customer service and innovation, including four Gold Stevie Awards for:
This is a global competition recognizing and celebrating excellence in recruitment marketing and employer branding practices.
Judges score nominees on four principal factors: innovation, quality, strategy, and results.
In 2022, UPMC won:
Vibrant Pittsburgh helps local businesses embed diversity, equity, and inclusion (DE&I) into all aspects of its culture.
The index identifies areas of success and needed actions to improve DE&I practices, policies, and cultures.
UPMC received a perfect score in every category — ahead of any average that was measured in each category.
Ethisphere Institute focuses on defining and advancing ethical business practice standards.
In 2023, UPMC earned the World’s Most Ethical Companies award for the fifth year in a row. It was one of only two organizations recognized in the integrated health care systems category.
National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center
Hillman is one of only 56 NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers in the United States.
NCI recognizes this elite group for their demonstrated excellence in:
American College of Radiation Oncology (ACRO) Practice Accreditation
UPMC Hillman Cancer Center is one of the largest networks in the U.S. to hold ACRO Practice Accreditation. This assures that the center meets vigorous and nationally accepted standards for cancer patient safety and radiation oncology care.
Commission on Cancer (CoC) accredited with commendation
Multiple UPMC Hillman Cancer Center sites and UPMC hospitals received CoC recognition for:
Quality Oncology Practice Initiative (QOPI) certification
QOPI recognized UPMC Hillman Cancer Center for continuous quality improvement in medical oncology care.
Hillman is one of the largest cancer treatment networks in the U.S. to apply for and receive QOPI certification.