Award-winning excellence! SMMC physicians and staff provide care that is among the nation's best:
Pathway to Excellence Designation - One of 93 hospitals in the nation
In 2012 SMMC was the first community hospital in Maine and one of 93 hospitals in the nation to earn the Pathway to Excellence designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center. This award signifies that patients receive the very best nursing care at SMMC.
Breast Imaging Center of Excellence
Less than than one year after opening the Center for Breast Care, SMMC was accredited a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology in 2012. Our exceptional team of breast care experts uses the latest in diagnostic technology and a patient-centered approach to ensure our patients receive excellent care
Accreditation is a distinction given to SMMC when its performance meets or exceeds standards and quality expectations
Southern Maine Medical Center
Cancer Program at SMMC
American College of Surgeons' Commission on Cancer (AcoS, CoC). SMMC’s Cancer Program has received 'Accreditation with Commendation' from the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer - The highest level awarded.
Center for Breast Care
National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC). Accreditation by the NAPBC is only given to those centers that have voluntarily committed to provide the highest level of quality breast care and that undergo a rigorous evaluation process and review of their performance.
American College of Radiology (ACR). Designated a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence in 2012 by the ACR, only five months after opening.
Laboratory / Tumor Registry
College of American Pathologists (CAP)
Intersocietal Commission for the Accreditation of Echocardiography Laboratories (ICAEL)
Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation Programs
American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR)
Blood Bank at SMMC's Laboratory
American Association of Blood Banks (AABB)