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Voting in U.S. News “Best Hospitals” Survey Continues

Mar. 7, 2019, 11:38 AM

The opportunity for eligible physicians to vote in U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Hospitals” survey will remain open through March. Online voting takes place on Doximity (www.doximity.com). To participate, eligible physicians must complete their survey on Doximity before the close of the voting period.

Voting is open to physicians in 16 adult and 10 pediatric specialties, as defined by U.S. News according to board certification. The physician survey accounts for a significant percent of each year’s “Best Hospitals” score in a specialty. U.S. News distributes a small sample of paper ballots by mail to eligible physicians who did not register on Doximity by Nov. 15, 2018.

Last year, Vanderbilt University Adult Hospital attained national recognition on U.S. News’ “Honor Roll” of top 20 adult hospitals along with strong rankings in all 16 adult specialties. Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt continued to earn high rankings in all 10 pediatric specialties. Voting participation by Vanderbilt’s board-eligible faculty is essential to maintaining these outstanding rankings.

For assistance with the survey or help verifying your voting eligibility, contact Josh Palmer in Strategic Marketing at joshua.j.palmer@vumc.org.

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