Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin hospitals, physicians and medical programs are recognized regularly through national and local awards. These awards confirm our commitment to world-class care and are a tribute to our dedicated doctors, nurses and staff. 

Members of our health network earn awards for outstanding patient care, excellent physicians and staff, and for providing the best possible work environment. We generally list our awards in the following categories.

Organization Awards

These awards recognize our hospitals and health network members from a general perspective for characteristics such as clinical excellence, superior performance and patient preference. U.S. News & World Report’s annual Best Hospitals list is an example what we consider an "organization award."

Doctor, Nurse and Staff Awards

Some awards recognize the achievement and excellence of our physicians, nursing staff and other care providers. For example, more than 300 physicians who practice with Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin were nominated by their peers as the Best Doctors in America®. Other awards in this category recognize excellence in the practice of medicine – in nursing care, for example.

Workplace Awards

Our health network receives awards recognizing the exemplary work environments we provide for our physicians and employees. These awards recognize an organization’s culture for supporting employees with the benefits, wellness initiatives, teamwork and other aspects of work life that help employees provide the best possible care for our patients.

Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin health network (Froedtert Health) was named one of America’s Top 150 Workplaces by WorkplaceDynamics in 2013. Based solely on results of Workplace Dynamics’ objective employee survey, Froedtert ranked No. 47 nationwide among the participating 872 organizations with more than 1,000 employees. The survey was conducted in conjunction with the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. The Journal Sentinel has also named Froedtert a Top Workplace for five consecutive years.

Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin health network (Froedtert Health) ranked 18th on the list of 2014 Healthiest 100 Workplaces in America, as compiled by Healthiest Employees, a leading company in employee health analytics.