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University of Utah Health Recognized by Forbes as “America’s Best Employer” for the Second Year in a Row

Apr 25, 2019
Forbes 2019 Americas Best Large Employers

University of Utah Health is recognized as one of America's Best Employers by Forbes for the second year running. Previous rankings were for the year 2018. U of U Health is the only Utah health care system listed in the rankings, and is one of only two Utah organizations to be recognized by Forbes with this prestigious honor.

In collaboration with the analytics firm Statista, Forbes asked 50,000 employees working for large US companies and organizations to evaluate their employers in 25 different industries. Participation in the survey was voluntary, and respondents were recruited to maximize reach and representation of the US workforce. A company's score is determined by direct employee feedback and a public perception score. Only the companies receiving the best recommendations are awarded the title as America's Best Employers.

"This is a remarkable accomplishment," said Gordon Crabtree, CEO for University of Utah Hospital & Clinics. "By achieving this recognition two years in a row we have proven our commitment to a collaborative culture and breakthrough discoveries in science, health and technology. I would like to dedicate this recognition to the men and women that serve our institution tirelessly to promote a value-driven atmosphere that creates opportunities to share ideas. The Forbes Best Employer Award also signifies the confidence of our employees in our institution and the pride they take in their work. "

U of U Health ranked 11th in the nation in the Health and Social category.