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Congratulations to our 2021 Medical Education Nurse Teaching Award recipients

The Medical Education Nurse Teaching Award recognizes a nurse on each campus for their work to enhance the education of Children’s Minnesota’s medical resident and medical student teams.

Dr. Michael Richards receives 2021 St. Baldrick’s Foundation Infrastructure Grant

Congratulations to Dr. Michael Richards for being awarded a $50,000 infrastructure grant from the St. Baldrick’s Foundation, the largest non-government funder of childhood cancer research grants. The grant will support the Cancer and Blood Disorders program at Children’s Minnesota in offering clinical trials for state-of-the-art pediatric cancer therapies.

Community Connect recognized by The Joint Commission and Kaiser Permanente

We are pleased to announce that the Community Connect program at Children’s Minnesota has been selected as a Top Finalist for the inaugural Bernard J. Tyson National Award for Excellence in Pursuit of Healthcare Equity by The Joint Commission and Kaiser Permanente.

James Burroughs receives 2021 Champion of Change Award

Congratulations to James Burroughs, vice president, chief equity and inclusion officer, for being honored with the 2021 Champion of Change Award from the Minnesota Urban Debate League (MNUDL).

Children’s Minnesota emergency medicine research focused on racial disparities receives awards from the American Academy of Pediatrics

Congratulations to Kelly Bergmann, DO, MS, director of research for the department of emergency medicine at Children’s Minnesota, for being awarded Best Overall Abstract in the Emergency Medicine section and the Advocacy Scholarship Recognition by the Emergency Medicine Advocacy Subcommittee at The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) 2021 Virtual National Conference & Exhibition.

Dave Lundal among finalists for CIO of the Year Orbie Awards

Congratulations to Dave Lundal, vice president and chief information officer of Children’s Minnesota, for being selected as one of the finalists for the Twin Cities CIO of the Year Orbie Awards 2021!

185 Children’s Minnesota physicians named Top Doctors by Minnesota Monthly

Children’s Minnesota is proud to congratulate 185 physicians who were recognized as 2021 Top Doctors by Minnesota Monthly magazine.

James Burroughs among Minnesota Lawyer’s Diversity and Inclusion Awards honorees

Congratulations to James Burroughs, vice president, chief equity and inclusion officer at Children’s Minnesota, for being selected as one of Minnesota Lawyer’s Diversity and Inclusion Awards honorees for 2021!

Children’s Minnesota Partners in Pediatrics clinics in Maple Grove and Plymouth rank as the Best Pediatrics Practices

Children’s Minnesota's primary care clinics, Partners in Pediatrics, in Maple Grove and Plymouth were recognized as the Best Pediatric Practices in their respective cities for 2021.

Children’s Minnesota Specialty Center – Lakeville honored for outstanding design

The center is featured in Minnesota Physician's Health Care Architecture and Design Honor Roll 2021. The award honors outstanding achievement in the design of new health care facilities.