Awards and Honors

​​​​​​​As part of UW Medicine, Harborview is consistently recognized for excellence in patient care, medical education and research. Recent awards include:

  • An "A" for patient safety from the Leapfrog Group​: The Leapfrog Group Hospital Safety Score grades U.S. hospitals based on their ability to prevent errors, injuries, accidents and infections. Read more
  • ​Foster McGaw Prize: The annual prize is presented to a health-care organization that provides innovative programs that significantly improve the health and well being of the community. Read more
  • American Association of Critical Care Nurses: Beacon Award for Excellence in Pediatric/Trauma Intensive Care Unit. Read more
  • American College of Physicians, Washington Chapter: 2010 Internist of the Year Award to Dr. Nancy Sugg, medical director, Pioneer Square Clinic, for being chosen by her peers as a role model for community-based internists.
  • LifeCenter Northwest: Jack Slater Community Excellence Award for organ donation. Read more
  • National Minority Quality Forum and Congressional Black Caucus: Booker T. Washington Award for promoting wellness in minority communities. Read more
  • Qualis Health: Award of Excellence for Emergency Department High Utilizer Program: Case Management to Improve Care, Outcomes and Cost. ​Read more
  • State of Washington: Warren Featherstone Reid Award for community outreach with satellite clinics for HIV/AIDS patients. Read more
  • Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration: Five-year grant awarded to Harborview and Downtown Emergency Service Center to improve the integration of primary and behavioral health services for adults with serious mental illness.
  • Washington State Hospital Association: “Best Hands on Care” Award for improving hand hygiene in hospitals and reducing hospital-acquired infections. Read more

Harborview Medical Center is a King County owned property