Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital Achieves Top 3 Rank in "America's Best Hospitals" by US News and World Report
(BOSTON, MA) -Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital has again been recognized as one the top rehabilitation hospitals in the country, achieving a rank of #3 in the 2019 US News and World Report “America’s Best Hospitals” issue. Spaulding has steadily ascended from a #14 position back in the year 2000 achieving its second straight top three ranking. Spaulding continues to be the only rehabilitation hospital in New England ranked each year since 1995.
“To maintain a top three ranking reflects the unwavering commitment to the highest standards by the dedicated people who are part of Spaulding,” said David E. Storto, President, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital. “As we raise our profile on a global scale, we continue to cement Spaulding as one of elite centers of healing and research in the world.”
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 by the Doximity Residency Navigator for the past three years. 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 second year in a row.
“To once again be recognized by our peers is incredibly gratifying and will energize our goal to pursue transformational discoveries through innovative science to benefit our current and future patients,” 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 3rd 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 25 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.