The Society of Professional Journalists
The 2002 International Health and Medical Media Awards
- First Place in the category of Allergies & Asthma for "Breathe Free," an interactive education program.
- Finalist in the category of Communications for the WebMD News Center's ongoing health and medical coverage.
- Finalist in the category of Community Health for the WebMD special report "Anthrax: The Facts You Need."
- Finalist in the category of Coping for the WebMD post-9/11 special report "A Path to Healing."
The Wall Street Journal awards WebMD Four Stars for "Anthrax: The Facts You Need."
The Health Improvement Institute gives WebMD its Aesculapius Award Of Excellence in Health Communications.
The Online Journalism Association/Columbia Graduate School of Journalism recognizes WebMD's news series "Jeff's Story," about surviving brain cancer, for excellence in enterprise journalism.
The Society of Professional Journalists gives WebMD two Green Eyeshade Awards:
- Best Online Non-Deadline Reporting: "End of the Beginning: Human Genome Project Marches On," by Neil Osterweil
- Best Online Deadline Reporting: "FDA Approval of RU-486," by Sean Martin
The American Medical Writers Association grants the Frances Larsen Award to WebMD for the news story "Stem Cells Ignite Scientific Inquiry," by Neil Osterweil.
The Arthritis Foundation awards WebMD two regional CECIL Awards:
- For Breaking News on the FDA approval of Remicade
- For News on a new treatment for children with rheumatoid arthritis
Yahoo! Internet Life votes WebMD one of the "50 Most Incredibly Useful Sites."
PC World votes WebMD "Best of the Web."
The New York Times Tech Columnist ranks WebMD "Favorite Health Site" in comments featured on the Martha Stewart Living television program.
The American Diabetes Association online cites WebMD for "impressive, hard-hitting analysis" of health issues.