Awards, Accreditations and Memberships

At UMC, our goal is to provide you with an unparalleled level of service from the most highly trained, skilled and compassionate medical professionals. We invite you to browse our list of awards, accreditations and memberships below. Our unique accolades are prestigious. The true honor is being trusted to care for your family.

The American Heart Association and the American Stroke Association recognize this hospital for achieving 85% or higher adherence to all Get With The Guidelines Heart Failure Performance Achievement indicators for consecutive 12 month intervals and 75% or higher compliance with 4 of 9 Get With The Guidelines Heart Failure Quality Measures to improve quality of patient outcomes.

The American Heart Association and the American Stroke Association recognize this hospital for achieving 85% or higher adherence to all Get With The Guidelines Stroke Performance Achievement indicators for consecutive 12 month intervals and 75% or higher compliance with 5 of 8 Get With The Guidelines Stroke Quality Measures to improve quality of patient care and outcomes in addition to achieving Time to Intravenous Thrombolytic Therapy < 60 mintutes in 50% of more of applicable acute ischemic stroke patients (minimum of 6) during one calendar quarter.

UMC has been voted the Best Hospital in Las Vegas 2014 by the Las Vegas Review Journal! The Editorial Staff recognized UMC for our Trauma and Burn Centers, as well as the Pediatric Trauma Center and our exclusive cardiology awards!

It's the entire UMC family, from every corner of this campus and every satellite location, who put their heart and soul into delivering exceptional care that makes UMC the Best Hospital in Las Vegas. Beyond the life-saving care, it's UMC's willingness and mission to treat everyone who needs us with the kind of care we would want for our own family member.

UMC has been voted the Best Hospital in Las Vegas 2013 by the Las Vegas Review Journal! The Editorial Staff recognized UMC for our Trauma and Burn Centers, as well as the Pediatric Trauma Center and our exclusive cardiology awards!
2009 Gold Awards

Gold Awards for Cardiac Care - Coronary  Artery Disease and Heart Failure(AHA)

Platinum Performance Achievement Award

University Medical Center of Southern Nevada is a recipient of the ACTION Registry–GWTG Platinum Performance Achievement Award. The Platinum Performance Achievement Award recognizes Premier participating hospitals that have sustained performance measure score composites of 90% or better in the treatment of acute myocardial infarction patients for eight consecutive quarters, ending quarter four 2014.

UMC consistently followed the treatment guidelines in the ACTION Registry–GWTG Premier for eight consecutive quarters and met a performance standard of 90% for specific performance measures to receive this award.

Accredited/Certified by The Joint Commission

UMC has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval.

Gold Awards for Cardiac Care-Coronary Artery Disease and Heart Failure(AHA)
2009
Kidney Transplant Program RecertificationConsumers’ Checkbook Survey (AARP)American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer
Kidney Transplant Program Recertification by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
2009

Consumers’Checkbook Survey(AARP)
2009

UMC Names One of the Leading and Safest Hospitals

American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer

UMC is the only Academic Comprehensive Cancer Program in Nevada

UMC Designations

  • Level I Trauma Center
  • Designated Pediatric Trauma Center
  • Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

First and Only

  • Level I Trauma Center in Nevada
  • Designated Pediatric Trauma Center in Nevada
  • Transplant Center in Nevada
  • Burn Care Center in Region
  • Clark County Unified Paramedic Program

Awards and Designations

Cardiology:

  • American Heart Association Gold Plus Award
  • American Heart Association Gold Award Heart Failure
  • American Heart Association Gold Award Coronary Artery Disease

Stroke:

  • American Heart and Stroke Association Gold Award
  • Primary Stroke Center

Memberships

  • UMC is a member of University HealthSytems Consortium
    *an alliance of academic medical centers
  • Children's Hospital of Nevada is an Associate member of Children’s Hospital Association
    *must meet certain criteria to have this level of membership
  • Nevada Hospital Association
  • American Hospital Association
  • National Association of Public Hospitals
  • Council of Teaching Hospitals

Accreditations

UMC is accredited by the Joint Commission

Additional Accreditations include:

  • Accredited by the American College of Surgeons; Committee on Trauma for Trauma Center
  • Accredited by Joint Commission as a Certified Primary Stroke Center
  • Accredited by the American College of Radiology for CT Scan
  • Accredited by the American College of Radiology for Ultrasound
  • Accredited by the American College of Radiology for Nuclear Medicine
  • Accredited by the American College of Radiology for MRI
  • Designated Lung Cancer Screening Center - American College of Radiology
  • Accredited by the American College of Surgeons for Cancer program
  • Accredited by the State of Nevada for Medical Education Program
  • Accredited by the College of American Pathologists for Laboratory
  • Accredited by the American Association of Blood Banks for Blood
    Bank/Transfusion Services
  • Accredited under Children’s Oncology Group for Pediatric Oncology
  • Licensed by Nevada State Board of Pharmacy

Educational Partnerships

  • University of Nevada School of Medicine offering Residency Programs in: Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Urgent Care, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Surgery, Plastic Surgery.  Fellowships in: Oncology, Obstetrics, Sports Medicine, Hand and Microsurgery, Acute Care, Critical Care, Trauma, Orthopedic Trauma.
  • Department of Pharmaceutical Specialties residency program accredited by the American Society of HealthSystem Pharmacists
  • Touro Medical School
  • College of Southern Nevada