Find Beacon Unit
The Beacon Award for Excellence lauds North American hospital units that employ
evidence-based practices to improve patient and family outcomes. Recipients of a
Gold Beacon Award demonstrate excellence in sustained unit performance and patient
outcomes. Silver-level recipients demonstrate continuous learning and effective
systems to achieve optimal patient care. Bronze-level awardees demonstrate success
in developing, deploying and integrating unit-based performance criteria for optimal
The map below shows the distribution of Beacon units in the United States and Canada.
To find a Beacon Unit in a specific state, select the state from the drop down below.