Awards and Recognition

WebMD offers credible and in-depth medical news, features, reference material, and online community programs. We are proud that others in the fields of media and health have recognized our efforts.

2017

21st Annual Webby Awards

  • 2017 Annual Webby Awards Winner in the Health & Fitness Category for WebMD's Social Media Platforms

2017 Telly Awards

  • Bronze Award, General, News/News Feature Video/Shows/Segments Category for WebMD's Fighting for Harris: When a Child Gets Cancer
  • Bronze Award, Series, Web Series in Video/Shows/Segments Category for WebMD's Confronting Alzheimer’s Disease

2016

Mr. Magazine

  • 2016 WebMD Magazine "Top 30" magazine launches of the last 30 years.

Harris Poll

  • 2016 "Health Information Website Brand of the Year"

20th Annual Webby Awards

  • 2016 Annual Webby Awards Winner for People’s Voice in the Health category for WebMD.com (fourth consecutive year).

American Society of Business Publication Editors

  • 2016 Northeast Regional Awards-Web Microsite/Special Section Category for Medscape Business of Medicine

New York Press Club Award

  • WebMD's Future of Health with Robin Roberts

CINE Golden Eagle

  • Finalist, WebMD's Future of Health with Robin Roberts 

Gracie Award Winner

  • WebMD's Future of Health with Robin Roberts: 3-D Printing

PM360 Pharma Choice Award

  • Professional Website, Medscape (Bronze) 

2015

19th Annual Webby Awards

  • 2015 People’s Voice Award in the Health Category for WebMD.com

Medical Marketing & Media (MM&M)

  • 2015 Gold Award for Best Mobile App for Consumers (WebMD Baby App)
  • 2015 Award for "Best Healthcare Professional Media Brand" for Medscape (second consecutive year)

2015 Telly Awards

  • Silver Award, Online Video, Information category for WebMD Interviews President Obama
  • Silver Award, Online Video, News/News Feature category for WebMD Interviews President Obama
  • Silver Award, Online Video, Online Webisode or Segment News category for WebMD Future of Health
  • Silver Award, Online Video, Health and Fitness category for When Autism Grows Up
  • Bronze Award, Online Video, Online Webisodes/Segments – Documentary category for WebMD Health Heroes
  • Bronze Award, Online Video, Online Webisodes/Segments – Web Series category for WebMD Health Heroes
  • Bronze Award, Online Video, Online Webisodes/Segments – Motivational category for WebMD Health Heroes
  • Bronze Award, Online Video, Online Webisodes/Segments – Web Series category for WebMD's Future of Health
  • Bronze Award, Online Video, Cultural category for Medical Marijuana: The Last Hope for Sick Children
  • Bronze Award, Online Video, Documentary category for Medical Marijuana: The Last Hope for Sick Children
  • Bronze Award, Online Video, Health & Fitness category for Mukherjee and Hudis on Emperor's Journey
  • Bronze Award, Online Video, Health & Fitness category for NIH’s Collins on Changing the Future of Medicine
  • Bronze Award, Online Video, Health & Fitness, Emperor in Close-Up: A Talk With the Director
  • Bronze Award, Online Video, Health & Fitness, Mukherjee and Hudis on Emperor's Journey to PBS

APEX

  • Professional Healthcare Media Brand, Medscape

2014

Portland Business Journal

  • Winner, Healthiest Employers of Oregon of 2014 for WebMD Health Services
  • Winner, Oregon’s Most Admired Companies of 2014 for WebMD Health Services' Technology

Azbee

  • Winner, Neil Chesanow for 5609 Web Feature Article, Are Oncologists Different from Other Doctors?

APEX

  • Winner, Neil Chesanow for Writing 095-Health & Medical Writing, Are Oncologists Different from Other Doctors?
  • Winner, Neil Chesanow for Electronic Media-049-Special Purpose, Special Report: Affordable Care Act

Web Health Award

  • Gold for Physician/Clinician Portal Website, Medscape Today Homepage
  • Bronze for Infographic, Medscape 2013 Physician Compensation Report Infographic
  • Winner/Merit, for Website, Medscape from WebMD
  • Winner/Merit, for Twitter, Medscape Twitter Account

AHJC Award

  • Winner, Roxanne Nelson for Trade Publication/Newsletter, Why Are Drug Costs So High in the United States?

Medical Marketing & Media (MM&M)

  • 2014 Gold Award for Best Healthcare Professional Media Brand (Medscape)

2013

Rx Club Award

  • 2013 Award of Excellence, Medscape App

American Society of Healthcare Publication Editors (ASHPE) Awards

  • Gold, Best Website, theheart.org by WebMD

Eddie & Ozzie Awards

  • FOLIO Ozzie award, Best App, WebMD Magazine

MobileWebAwards

  • Best Medical Mobile Application, Medscape App for iPhone

Pearl Award

  • Silver Pearl Award from the Custom Content Council , Digital Publishing Best Mobile Application, WebMD Magazine

PM360 Pharma Choice Awards

  • Bronze award, PM360 2012 Pharma Choice Awards App Category, Acid Burn Dexilant/WebMD App Partnership

The Webby Awards

  • Webby Award, Health Category, WebMD
  • People's Voice award, Health Category, WebMD

Web Health Awards

  • Silver award, Social Media: Twitter, @Medscape
  • Silver award, Webcast (video), Venter and Topol on the True Revolution in Medicine
  • Merit award, Best Microsite, Medscape's 2013 Physician Lifestyle Report

2012

Medical Marketing & Media (MM&M)

  • Gold award, Best Mobile App for Consumers, WebMD Baby App
  • Silver award, Best Healthcare Consumer Media Brand, WebMD the Magazine

Cribsie Award

  • Coolest App for New Parents, WebMD Baby App

Society of Professional Journalists

Appy Awards – Finalist, Medical Category

  • Medscape App by WebMD/Medscape

IFT (Institute of Food Technologists)

Weidenbaum Center

  • Award for Evidence-Based Journalism "Vaccines: What Today's Parents Should Know"

2011

eHealthcare Leadership Awards

  • Best Overall Internet Site: Platinum
  • Best Health/Healthcare Content: Platinum

Webby Awards

  • People's Voice Winner, Health category
  • Honoree, Best Practices

Most Trusted U.S. Consumer Brand – Millward Brown Global Study

  • Most Trusted US Consumer Brand
  • Most Trusted and Recommended Internet Brand

The Department of Health & Human Services

  • Excellence in Partnering Award

Society of Professional Journalists

  • Excellence in Journalism for WebMD's "Gene test, Preventive Surgery Saves Women's Lives"

Web Health Awards, Blog Division

  • Award of Merit for "The Heart Beat"
  • Bronze Award for "Everyday Fitness"

W3 Awards

  • Gold – WebMD Mobile
  • Gold – WebMD for Android
  • Silver – WebMD
  • Silver – WebMD the App

Communicator Awards

  • Gold - Award of Excellence for the iPhone App
  • Silver - Award of Distinction for the WebMD Mobile Website
  • Silver - Award of Distinction for WebMD, the site

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