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Children’s Minnesota infection preventionist honored with DAISY Award for advancing health equity

Congratulations to Adriene Thornton, BSN, MA, CIC, FAPIC, infection preventionist at Children’s Minnesota, for being honored, as part of the Twin Cities Black Nurses Rock chapter, with a DAISY Award for advancing health equity!

Children’s Minnesota ranks among Best Children’s Hospitals in U.S. News & World Report

Children’s Minnesota’s pulmonology and diabetes programs recognized among the best programs in the country

Children’s Minnesota physician receives Emerging Scientist Award from Children’s Cancer Research Fund

Children’s Minnesota is pleased to announced Dr. Nathan Gossai has received an Emerging Scientist Award for 2021 from Children’s Cancer Research Fund. The award is a $100,000 grant designed to develop the independent research of exceptional investigators still early in their careers.

Children’s Minnesota physicians recognized as Rising Stars by Mpls.St.Paul Magazine

Congratulations to the 63 Children’s Minnesota physicians recognized by Mpls.St.Paul Magazine as 2020 “Rising Stars.” The Top Doctors: Rising Stars list highlights up-and-coming physicians who have been fully licensed to practice for approximately 10 years or less and are recognized for their achievements by peers.

Patsy Stinchfield among Notable Heroes in Health Care 2020

Patsy is among several health care industry professionals who have shown the ability to effect change, demonstrated a willingness to share expertise, and are committed to working toward solutions that improve lives in our community.

Children’s Minnesota earns national recognition for promoting organ, eye and tissue donation

Children’s Minnesota earned platinum level recognition for its efforts to increase organ, eye, and tissue donor registrations across the state through the Workplace Partnership for Life (WPFL) Hospital Organ Donation Campaign. The WPFL is a national initiative that unites the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), and the organ donation community with workplaces across the nation in spreading the word about the importance of donation.

Children’s Minnesota receives National Committee for Quality Assurance Accreditation for credentialing services

The NCQA Credentialing Accreditation demonstrates the quality of our credentialing program to employers, regulatory agencies, health plans and managed behavioral healthcare organizations.

Children’s Minnesota nurse appointed to the Minnesota Board of Nursing

Children’s Minnesota RN, Latasha Lee, was appointed to the Minnesota Board of Nursing by Governor Tim Walz.

Children’s Minnesota CFO among Finance & Commerce’s Top Women in Finance

Children’s Minnesota CFO, Brenda McCormick, has been named an honoree for the 2020 Top Women in Finance award with Finance & Commerce magazine.

Midwest Fetal Care Center and The Mother Baby Center honored for design

The Midwest Fetal Care Center in Minneapolis and The Mother Baby Center in St. Paul, both collaborations between Children’s Minnesota and Allina Health, have been recognized for interior design.