Accreditations, Certifications & Awards

As a leading Chicago teaching hospital, Mount Sinai Hospital strives to achieve the vision of becoming a national model for the delivery of urban health care. Through our breadth and depth of services, we consistently earn high quality scores. Through our accreditations, certifications and awards, we demonstrate our passion for providing the patient with an excellent experience throughout every step of their care.


  • The Joint Commission – The Gold Seal of ApprovalTM
  • Our laboratory is accredited by the College of American Pathologists and holds a CLIA (Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments) Certification of Accreditation from CMS
  • Emergency Department Approved for Pediatrics Certification (EDAP)
  • Accreditation Award for 3 Years with Commendation from the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer
  • OB Ultrasound Department is accredited by the American Institute of Ultrasound Medicine
  • Mammography is accredited by the American College of Radiology
  • Accredited Chest Pain Center with PCI by the Society of Chest Pain Centers
  • Certification as a Primary Stroke Center designation by The Joint Commission


  • Innovation in Quality Award (Illinois Hospital Association)
  • Illinois Hospital Association Pledge Quality Achievement Award
  • Deaf Illinois Award for Best Health Services in 2007, 2009 and 2011
  • Organ and Tissue Donor Network's Gift of Hope Silver Medal of Honor