Awards and Achievements

For the second consecutive year, North Shore Medical Center (NSMC) has been ranked as one of the best hospitals in Greater Boston and Massachusetts by U.S. News & World Report. Every year, the exceptional physicians and nurses at NSMC are recognized for achieving clinical and service excellence, with our clinical and support staff playing an important role in that success. Below are a few examples. See all NSMC awards and achievements


For the third consecutive year, North Shore Medical Center (NSMC) has been ranked as one of the best hospitals in Greater Boston and Massachusetts by U.S. News & World Report, joining an esteemed array of medical centers in receiving this honor, including Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women’s Hospital.

NSMC was also designated as a high-performing hospital in Geriatrics (and in a previous year, Pulmonology,) based on clinical quality data such as patient survival, safety and volume.      

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Carrie Siefken, R.N.C., M.S.N., an NSMC Birthplace Clinical Nurse Educator, has been named a 2014 March of Dimes Nurse of the Year. Siefken was one of 13 Massachusetts nurses selected for the award, which recognizes exceptional nurses. 

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Sue Nevins, a neonatal nurse in the NSMC Special Care Nursery, was a finalist for the award, as well.








North Shore Medical Center (NSMC’s) new state-of-the-art central utility plant has received Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council.

LEED is a certification program that sets the standard for environmentally responsible construction in the United States.

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