Awards

2016 Quality Award

HealthInsight

Platinum Recognition

National Hospital Organ Donation

2016 Get with the Guidelines® Gold Performance Achievement Award

In Heart Failure and Target: Stroke Elite Honor Roll

American Heart Association

PINKEST CAMPUS IN LAS VEGAS AWARD

Awarded for “Real Men Wear Pink” campaign (October – November 2017) to help raise awareness

American Cancer Society

PRIMARY STROKE CENTER

UMC’s Stroke Center has attained advanced certification.

The Joint Commission

ACADEMIC COMPREHENSIVE CANCER PROGRAM

UMC is the only hospital in Nevada to be accredited by the Commission on Cancer for offering an Academic Comprehensive Cancer Program

Commission on Cancer

MISSION: LIFELINE® STEMI RECEIVING CENTER

Silver Plus Quality Achievement Award

American Heart Association/American Stroke Association

2015-2016 APPRECIATION AWARD

Presented to Christian F. Young, M.D., FACEP for outstanding achievement in support of the American Heart Association’s efforts in cardiovascular science, education and community programs.

American Heart Association/American Stroke Association

GET WITH THE GUIDELINES®- HEART FAILURE GOLD PLUS QUALITY ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Recognition on the Target: Heart Failure Honor Roll

American Heart Association/American Stroke Association

GET WITH THE GUIDELINES®- STROKE GOLD PLUS QUALITY ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Recognition on the Target: Stroke Honor Roll

American Heart Association/American Stroke Association

ERIC AND SHEILA SAMSON CHAIR FOR MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS RESEARCH

Le Hua, MD, Director, Mellen Program for Multiple Sclerosis

Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health

U.S. NEWS AND WORLD REPORT RANKINGS

Cleveland Clinic named No. 2 hospital in the U.S., eighteenth consecutive year among the top 5 hospitals.

Las Vegas locations: Neurology & neurosurgery (No. 6) at the Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health and Urology (No. 2) at Cleveland Clinic Urology, Las Vegas

2016-2017 rankings of U.S. News and World Report

LEON THAI MEMORIAL LECTURE

Jeffrey Cummings, MD, ScD

UC San Diego School of Medicine, June 2016

EXCELLENCE IN TEACHING AWARD, 2015-2016

Aaron Ritter, MD, Clinical Fellow, Behavioral Neurology and Neuropsychiatry

Cleveland Clinic, July 2016

Chest Pain Center with Primary PCI and Resuscitation

UMC serves as the first hospital in Nevada to receive the most advanced level of Chest Pain Center Accreditation.

Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care

Nevada’s ONLY Level I Trauma Center and Designated Pediatric Trauma Center

Verified by the American College of Surgeons

BURN CENTER VERIFICATION

The UMC Lions Burn Care Center – one of only a few hospitals in nation to be verified.

American Burn Association and the Committee on Trauma of the American College of Surgeons

TOP PERFORMER ON KEY QUALITY MEASURES®

Recognition from The Joint Commission

Valley Hospital

STROKE GOLD PLUS TARGET: STROKE HONOR ROLE & HEART FAILURE – GOLD AWARD

American Heart Assn. and American Stroke Assn. Get with the Guidelines

Valley Hospital

ACCREDITED CHEST PAIN

Accredited by Cardiovascular Society for Patient Care

Valley Hospital

PRIMARY STROKE CENTER

Accredited by The Joint Commission

Valley Hospital Medical Center

Health Advocate Award

(Community Partners for Better Health, February 2013): Lifetime Achievement category

Jeffrey L. Cummings, MD, ScD, Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health

Leader in LGBT Healthcare Equality

By Human Rights Commission.

Valley Hospital Medical Center

Diagnostic Imaging Center of Excellence (DICOE)

First in the Southwest U.S. and Nevada to receive accreditation

Partnership to Improve Community Health

The Partnership to Improve Community Health (PICH) award of $2.6 million allows the agency to work with community partners to address tobacco use and exposure, poor nutrition, physical inactivity, and lack of access to chronic disease prevention opportunities in Clark County.

School of Medicine partners with UNLV on translational research grant

The School of Medicine has partnered on a five-year, $20.3 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to lead a health research network of 13 universities across the Mountain West. The Clinical Translational Research Infrastructure Network will expand the capacity of institutions across seven states to put clinical research into practice to address regional health concerns.

School of Nursing

U.S. News & World Report’s ranks the School of Nursing’s Master of Science program in the top 10 percent of online graduate programs

Dr. Barbara Atkinson, Founding Dean,  UNLV School of Medicine

The LVMD is an amazing collaboration and so needed for this community. Once completed it will improve access to care, and advance health care innovation and research for years to come.

-Dr. Barbara Atkinson, Founding Dean, UNLV School of Medicine

Mason VanHouweling, CEO, UMC

As the anchor hospital of the Las Vegas Medical District, UMC provides the highest level of care in the state, with the only Level I Trauma Center and only Designated Pediatric Trauma Center.

-Mason VanHouweling, CEO, UMC

Dr. Len Jessup, President, University of Nevada, Las Vegas

UNLV has a decade-long history of educating dental and nursing students in the Las Vegas Medical District, and we are excited by the prospect of placing our medical school in this area.

-Dr. Len Jessup, President, University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Jeffrey L. Cummings, MD, ScD, Director, Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health

Since opening our doors in 2009, Cleveland Clinic has treated patients for a variety of degenerative brain disorders, completed more than 40 clinical trials to advance new drug therapies, published more than 200 articles in peer-reviewed journals, and provided free educational and supportive services to families throughout the Las Vegas valley who are affected by brain disorders.

-Jeffrey L. Cummings, MD, ScD, Director, Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health

Elaine Glaser, CEO/Managing Director, Valley Hospital

Valley Hospital has been caring for patients since 1972. During the past four decades, the Las Vegas Medical District has developed into a hub for hospitals, physicians, diagnostic services like lab and radiology, medical supplies and advanced medical education.

-Elaine Glaser, CEO/Managing Director, Valley Hospital

David Steinberg, MD, FACR, FACNM, Managing Partner, Steinberg Diagnostics

SDMI shares the vision that the Las Vegas Medical District will become the preeminent area of medical care, teaching and research in Las Vegas. We are excited to be a part of that vision and contribute to it!

-David Steinberg, MD, FACR, FACNM, Managing Partner, Steinberg Diagnostics

Dr. Randal Shelin, President, Desert Radiology

As the largest radiology practice in Nevada, we are proud to be headquartered in the Las Vegas Medical District. It’s the central hub for our practice with six – soon to be seven – centers throughout the valley.

-Dr. Randal Shelin, President, Desert Radiology

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