Awards & Accolades
Sentara Norfolk General Hospital is recognized by U.S. News & World Report 2018-19, as a top 50 hospital in the following specialties: Cardiology & Heart Surgery, Diabetes & Endocrinology and Nephrology. As well as being high-performing in five specialties that include Cancer, Gastroenterology & GI Surgery, Geriatrics, Orthopedics and Urology.
Sentara Norfolk General Hospital Achieves Magnet® Recognition for Nursing Excellence
Sentara Norfolk General Hospital received Magnet recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center in 2008, 2014 and 2018. ANCC’ s Magnet Recognition Program® identifies superior quality in nursing care and is the highest national honor for nursing excellence. Currently, only approximately seven percent of all U.S. health care hospitals have achieved Magnet recognition. The Magnet Recognition Program® was developed by the ANCC to recognize healthcare organizations that provide nursing excellence and to disseminate successful nursing practices and strategies. The Magnet® program is recognized as the gold standard of nursing excellence. Sentara Norfolk General Hospital is proud to achieve Magnet recognition, as this credential reinforces our dedication to quality patient care.