Forward Progress – Gainesville

U.S. News & World Report badges, Magnet designations, and Best Employer Honors.

UF Health Shands Hospital was nationally ranked by U.S. News and World Report in 2018-2019 in Diabetes and Endocrinology, Gastroenterology and GI Surgery, Nephrology, Neurology and Neurosurgery, Geriatrics, and Pulmonology.

U.S. News & World Report

Magnet Designation

Best Employer Honors

U.S. News and World Report ranked UF Health Shands Hospital in six specialties and UF Health Shands Children's Hospital in six specialties in 2018-2019; the American Nurses Credentialing Center recognizes UF Health as a Magnet certified facility.

Cancer Center of Excellence


Beacon Awards for Excellence

The Joint Commission Disease-Specific Care Certification

UF Health is a state-designated Cancer Center of Excellence, a UNICEF Baby-Friendly facility, an American Association of Critical Care Nurses Beacon Award for Excellence recipient, and a Joint Commission designated Disease-Specifi�c Care and Comprehensive Stroke Center.