Awards & Accolades


Founded in 1899, Calvary Hospital is the nation's only fully accredited acute care specialty hospital singularly devoted to providing palliative care to adult, advanced cancer patients.   Calvary's continuum of care includes inpatient carehome care, hospicebereavement care, and extensive support programs for patients, families, and friends. 

Over the years, Calvary has been recognized frequently for its outstanding and unique patient care.  Some of the most recent honors include the following:

  • In January 2016, The Joint Commission - the world's leading healthcare accrediting agency - awarded full accreditation to Calvary Hospital and Calvary@Home, our Home Care and Hospice program; they also gave us a Gold Seal of Approval™.   
  • 2012 Circle of Award® from the Catholic Health Association.

  • In 2016, Press Ganey honored Calvary Hospital for the 11th consecutive year for being in the 99th percentile for patient satisfaction.  

  • The National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization places Calvary@Home above state and national averages in important patient issues such as relief of pain and patient education.
  • The National Cancer Institute designated Calvary Hospital as an International Center for Training in Palliative Care in recognition of our leadership in palliative care. 
  • "This training program we received at Calvary Hospital in end-of-life care was our "finest training experience."
    Trainees from the New York City Fire Department Emergency Medical Technicians.

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