A monumental first in the nation's capital.
As the first in Washington, DC to receive Magnet status, this is a major announcement for the region's nursing community. But more importantly, it is an incredible honor for our own nurses. This prestigious award places our nursing team among the top 2% in the nation.
What is the Magnet Award?
This award is the ultimate honor for nursing excellence. Presented by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), it recognizes hospital-based nursing teams that meet the nation's highest standards. In short, Magnet is a seal of approval for quality nursing care and an environment that is supportive of their nurses.
MedStar Georgetown is the first hospital in Washington, D.C. to attain Magnet Recognition by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). This prestigious award recognizes our nurses for excellence in nursing practice.