Presence Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center

Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center is committed to delivering excellent care to our patients and is recognized by national organizations for meeting high quality standards.

  • Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center has physicians who are leaders in their fields and teaching a new generation of doctors. Medical residents train each year in Family Practice.
  • Advanced obstetrical care/gynecology program  and well-known  behavioral health, alcohol/substance abuse and  diabetes programs.
  • The Culture of Excellence initiative and ongoing patient satisfaction survey ensures the delivery of excellent patient care.
  • Associates, physicians, nurses and staff, who speak many languages ranging from Polish and Spanish to Tagalog, Portuguese and Hindi.
  • A wide range of  education programs offered year-round to address the health care needs of the community.
  • Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center is a Primary Stroke Center  certified by The Joint Commission for using stroke care protocols that have been proven as efficient and high quality.


  • American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR) - Cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation programs
  • Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC) - Adult echocardiology services
  • Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) - Residency Review Committees for Family Medicine, Podiatric Medicine and Surgery.
  • American Association of Blood Banks
  • American College of Radiology - Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) services, mammography and ultrasound
  • American College of Surgeons - Teaching Hospital Cancer Program
  • CME Accreditedy the Illinois State Medical Society
  • College of American Pathologists
  • Emergency Department Approved for Pediatrics (EDAP)
  • The Joint Commission (TJC) accreditation, 2013
  • Society of Chest Pain Centers Accredited chest pain center


  • American College of Cardiology's National Cardiovascular Data Registry, ACTION Registry® -- GWTG™ (Get with the Guidelines) Silver Performance Achievement Award. This award is given to hospitals that practice a high standard of care for heart attack patients.
  • The Leapfrog Group recognized the medical center with an 'A' in Hospital Safety ScoreSM for keeping its patients safe from injuries, infections, medical and medication errors.
  • U.S. News and World Report names Sub-Acute Rehabilitation Unit at the Saint Elizabeth Campus as one of "America's Best Nursing Homes."
  • Aetna Institutes of Quality (IOQ) for Cardiac Surgery - Cardiac Medical Intervention
  • Breast Center of Excellence - American College of Radiology's (ACR) Commissions on Quality and Safety and Breast Cancer Imaging
  • 2014-15 U.S. News & World Report's "Best Hospitals" in Chicago metro area, No. 26 out of 118 hospitals
  • Cancer Center Accredited with Commendation - Commission on Cancer (CoC) of the American College of Surgeons (ACoS)

Licensed By:

  • Department of Children & Family Services (DCFS)
  • Illinois Emergency Management Agency, Division of Nuclear Safety
  • The State of Illinois Department of Public Health
  • The City of Chicago


  • American College of Cardiology (ACC)
  • American Hospital Association
  • Association of Hospital Medical Education
  • Association of Perioperative Nurses (AORN)
  • Catholic Health Association of the United States
  • Chicago Asthma Consortium
  • Illinois Catholic Health Association
  • Illinois Hospital Association
  • LifeSource
  • Metropolitan Chicago Healthcare Council
  • National Network of Libraries of Medicine
  • Society for Healthcare Consumer Advocacy

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