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Nurses Week profile: Tracy Engels, RN, MSN

We’re celebrating Nurses Week by taking the time to recognize the incredible nurses in our lives. Meet Tracy Engels, RN, MSN from the Infant Apnea Program.

Dr. Sheldon Berkowitz honored with Trust Builder Award

Children’s Minnesota is proud to announce that Dr. Sheldon Berkowitz, MD, recently received the TrustHCS Trust Builder Award for his work with Children's Clinical Documentation Improvement (CDI) program.

Community Connect Receives MDH Healthcare Innovation Award

Children’s Minnesota was one of two organizations honored by the Minnesota Department of Health’s Health Care Homes program at its annual conference.

Children’s Minnesota Mental Health for Primary Care: The Early Years conference

During this conference, local and national experts in pediatric mental health will discuss how to address gaps in practice and incorporate new information to effectively manage mental and behavioral health issues in children.

60+ Children’s doctors recognized as “Rising Stars” by peers in Mpls.St.Paul Magazine

Congratulations to the 64 Children’s Minnesota physicians recognized by Mpls.St.Paul Magazine as 2019 “Rising Stars.” This is the fifth edition of the Top Doctors Rising Stars list, which highlights outstanding physicians who have been fully licensed to practice for approximately 10 years or less.

Samreen Vora, MD, recipient of the Emerging Leader award

Samreen Vora, MD, medical director of the simulation center, received the Emerging Leader award from the Society for Simulation in Healthcare Emergency Medicine Section for her innovative approach to teaching and inter-professional education at Children’s Minnesota.

Children’s Minnesota doctors present at MAFP conference

Children’s Minnesota doctors are well represented at the spring Minnesota Academy of Family Physicians conference.

Children’s Minnesota attains Level I Children’s Surgery Center verification by the American College of Surgeons

Children’s Minnesota has been verified as a Level I Children’s Surgery Center by the American College of Surgeons Children’s Surgery Verification Quality Improvement Program (ACS CSV).

Congratulations to Children’s Minnesota endowed chair recipients

Children's is proud to announce the honoring of Joseph B. Lillegard, MD, PhD, inaugural chair holder of the Dr. Jim Sidman Endowed Chair in Fetal Research, and Brad A. Feltis, MD, PhD, inaugural chair holder of the Dr. Carol L. Wells Endowed Chair in Fetal Surgery.

Children’s Minnesota in the process of becoming a Level I ACS Verified Surgery Center

Children’s is in the process to become a Level I ACS Verified Surgery Center. This is the highest level of distinction for hospitals that perform complex surgical procedures in newborns, children and teens.