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Our True North: Shepherd Center's FY22 Annual Report

The past few years have brought a lot of change and uncertainty for all of us, but through all of Shepherd Center’s 47 years and those to come – one thing remains the same: our patients and their families are our true north.

That means our patients guide everything we do and every decision we make. In our fiscal year 2022 annual report, you’ll learn how the needs and goals of our patients guide the continuum of programs and services we offer, how we plan for the future, and how we care for each other.

Shepherd Snapshot
April 1, 2021 - March 31, 2022

For people experiencing complex injury or illness, Shepherd Center provides a comprehensive continuum of clinical care, research, and family support. Ranked by U.S. News as one of the nation’s top 10 hospitals for rehabilitation and the best in the Southeast, Shepherd Center treats more than 840 inpatients and 7,600 outpatients annually with unmatched expertise and unwavering compassion to help them begin again.

846 inpatient discharges

94% rate at which Shepherd patients return to home after rehabilitation, compared to 70% nationally

7,684 outpatients served

2,100 participants took part in clinical trials and research studies at Shepherd

56,000 visits from outpatients

#8 hospital for rehabilitation nationwide and top in the southeast by U.S. News

Expertise with the Most Complex Injuries

With courage and strength, our patients have not just survived but also thrived beyond their injuries and illnesses – returning to their communities and beginning again.

Jordynn Woods celebrates her Sweet 16 at Shepherd

Meet Jordynn

With determination and a sense of humor, Jordynn Woods makes progress after sustaining a spinal cord injury. With her renewed sense of hope, she's discovering that anything is possible.

Read Jordynn's Story

Will Rich and his wife, Autumn, at a friend's wedding

Meet Will

After Will Rich sustained a traumatic brain injury, he wasn’t sure if he could return to work as a pharmacist. With help from his family and Shepherd Center, he achieved his goal.

Read Will's Story

Catherine McLean and Debra Mosure

Meet Catherine

After recovering from a concussion with help from Shepherd Center’s Complex Concussion Clinic, Catherine McLean returned to work at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Read Catherine's Story

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Past Annual Reports

Shepherd Center Annual Report: Fiscal Year 2021

April 1, 2020 - March 31, 2021

Shepherd Center Annual Report: Fiscal Year 2020

April 1, 2019 - March 31, 2020

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