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Eligible physicians can vote in U.S. News “Best Hospitals” survey

Feb. 21, 2020, 2:28 PM


Annual voting is now open for U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Hospitals” for both adult and children’s specialties. Survey responses account for approximately one-third of the overall score for each ranked specialty.

Online voting for eligible physicians takes place on Doximity ( The online survey (voting period) will remain open throughout March.

Voting is open to physicians in 16 adult and 10 pediatric specialties, as defined by U.S. News according to board certification.

In addition to the online Doximity survey, U.S. News distributed paper ballots by mail to a small number of eligible physicians who are not registered on Doximity.

Participation in the annual survey by Vanderbilt’s board-eligible faculty is essential to maintain our outstanding rankings.

For assistance with the survey or help verifying your voting eligibility, contact Josh Palmer in Strategic Marketing at

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