Shepherd Center ranked among top 5 employers in Georgia by Forbes
Shepherd Center is among Georgia’s best employers, according to Forbes’ fourth-annual list of America’s Best Employers By State.
Forbes named Shepherd Center No. 5 among 100 companies ranked in Georgia. Other companies in the top five include Delta Air Lines, Southern Company, Google, and Emory University. Shepherd Center also ranked No. 1 in the Healthcare & Social category out of 14 winners in the state.
“We accomplished this outstanding distinction because of our employees,” said Sarah Morrison, PT, MBA, MHA, CEO of Shepherd Center. “Their dedication, commitment to excellence, and passion to go above and beyond for our patients and families are unmatched."
America's Best-in-State Employers 2022 were identified in an independent survey based on a sample of approximately 70,000 Americans working for companies with more than 500 employees. Across 25 industry sectors, 1,380 employer brands were ranked among the top employers.
The evaluation was based on direct and indirect recommendations from employees who were asked to rate their willingness to recommend their own employers to friends and family. Employees were also asked to evaluate other employers in their respective industries and state that stood out either positively or negatively.
Shepherd Center, located in Atlanta, Georgia, is a private, not-for-profit hospital specializing in medical treatment, research and rehabilitation for people with spinal cord injury, brain injury, multiple sclerosis, spine and chronic pain, and other neurological conditions. Founded in 1975, Shepherd Center is ranked by U.S. News & World Report among the top 10 rehabilitation hospitals in the nation. In its more than four decades, Shepherd Center has grown from a six-bed rehabilitation unit to a world-renowned, 152-bed hospital that treats more than 740 inpatients, nearly 280 day program patients and more than 7,100 outpatients each year in more than 46,000 visits.