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Children’s Top Doctors recognized by Mpls.St.Paul Magazine

Congratulations to the 197 Children’s physicians recognized by Mpls.St.Paul Magazine as 2018 Top Doctors. The 22nd edition of the list includes more than 800 doctors from across the Twin Cities. Physicians were asked to nominate one or more doctors (excluding themselves) whom they would choose if they or a loved one were seeking medical care. From there, candidates were grouped into 45 specialties and on myriad factors, including (but not limited to) peer recognition, professional achievement, and disciplinary history. Doctors who had the highest scores from each grouping were invited to serve on a blue-ribbon panel that evaluated the other candidates.

Marc Gorelick receives the Jim Seidel Distinguished Service Award from AAP

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) named Children’s president and CEO Dr. Marc Gorelick the 2018 recipient of the prestigious Jim Seidel Distinguished Service Award.

11 Children’s Minnesota nurses are “Outstanding Nurses” finalists

Children’s is proud to announce that 11 of our nurses have been named finalists in the 2018 Mpls.St.Paul Magazine “Outstanding Nurses” Awards. This year marks the seventh year of Outstanding Nurses Awards.

Business of Pride awards honor Dr. Angela Goepferd

Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal featured Dr. Angela Goepferd as one of the honorees for the first ever Business of Pride awards.

Children’s Minnesota achieves Magnet® recognition for nursing excellence

Children’s is the only free-standing pediatric system in the state to be recognized by the American Nurses Credentialing Center for excellence in nursing.

Jennifer Olson featured on The (Real) Power 50 list

Jennifer Olson, SVP system operations and chief strategy officer, was featured on Minnesota Business's 2018 The (Real) Power 50 list.

Dr. Angela Goepferd selected as Business of Pride honoree

Dr. Angela Goepferd, director of medical education at Children's, was selected as a 2018 Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal Business of Pride honoree.

Children’s 2018 “Rising Stars” recognized by Mpls.St.Paul Magazine

Congratulations to the 65 Children’s Minnesota physicians recognized by Mpls.St.Paul Magazine as 2018 “Rising Stars.” This is the fourth 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.

Jennifer Olson selected as Women in Business honoree

Jennifer Olson, senior vice president system operations and chief strategy officer at Children's, was selected as a 2018 Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal Women in Business honoree.

Kelly Wolfe selected for 2018 Class of Presidential Leadership Scholars

Kelly Wolfe, director of public affairs and policy, was selected as one of 59 scholars chosen for the 2018 Class of Presidential Leadership Scholars fourth annual class.