Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital Matches Highest Rank Ever with #2 Rank in "America's Best Hospitals" by U.S. News and World Report
July 28, 2020 (BOSTON, MA) - Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital has again been recognized as one the top rehabilitation hospitals in the country, achieving a rank of #2 in the 2020 U.S. News and World Report “America’s Best Hospitals” issue, matching its highest rank ever. Spaulding has steadily ascended from a #14 position back in the year 2000 achieving its third straight top three ranking. Spaulding continues to be the only rehabilitation hospital in New England ranked each year since 1995.
“To again achieve a #2 ranking reflects that Spaulding is one of leading centers of healing and research in the world,” said David E. Storto, President, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital. “It is especially wonderful to receive this positive news when all of the staff at Spaulding have done so much to care for patients during pandemic and to keep our community safe.”
Spaulding continues to expand its efforts on an international level as well as a leader in advocacy and research. The Harvard Medical School Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Spaulding has been the top overall rehabilitation medicine residency program in the Doximity Residency Navigator. Spaulding was also recently honored by DisabilityIN as “Best Places to Work for Disability Inclusion” with a top score on the Disability Employment Index for the third year in a row.
“It is always tremendously rewarding to be acknowledged by your peers. We are humbled to be considered with our peer institutions and this recognition motivates us to work harder The current pandemic challenges every facet of creativity - we have and this honor will serve energize Spaulding to move forward,” Dr. Ross Zafonte, Senior Vice President of Research, Education and Medical Affairs for Spaulding and the Chair of the Harvard Medical School Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.
About the Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital
Founded in 1971, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital in Boston is one of the largest rehabilitation facilities in the United States and is ranked the 2nd highest rehabilitation hospital in the country by U.S. News & World Report. As the official teaching hospital of the Harvard Medical School Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R), Spaulding is at the forefront of research in advances in rehabilitative care. Spaulding’s main campus is a 132-bed facility in Charlestown which is a national model for environmental and inclusive design. With a wide range of inpatient programs and 27 outpatient centers throughout Eastern Massachusetts, Spaulding strives to continually update and improve its programs to offer patients the latest, high-quality care through its leading, expert providers. Spaulding has been awarded a Model Systems designation in three specialty areas- Brain Injury, Spinal Cord Injury and Burn Injury Rehabilitation - by the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research. For more information, please visit www.spauldingrehab.org.