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Becky Woitalewicz recognized as 2019 Top Women in Finance honoree

Children’s Minnesota is thrilled to announce that Becky Woitalewicz, vice president of finance operations and former interim chief financial officer, has been selected by Finance & Commerce as a “2019 Top Women in Finance” honoree for her significant career achievements and impact on Children’s and our community.

Children’s Minnesota and Capture receive Honorable Mention in Ragan’s Health Care PR and Marketing Awards for patient family video

Children’s Minnesota and Capture recently received honorable mention in Ragan’s Health Care PR and Marketing Awards in the video category for the Star Gala Koch Family Video. Ragan’s award celebrates teams, organizations, consultants and agencies who have redefined the field with their groundbreaking work.

Children’s Minnesota Top Doctors recognized by Minnesota Monthly Magazine

Children’s is proud to congratulate the 173 physicians who were recognized as 2019 Top Doctors by Minnesota Monthly magazine.

Sue Slocum recognized as Top 30 Health Care Chief Investment Officers

Congratulations Sue Slocum, chief investment officer, for earning a place on Trusted Insight’s Top 30 Health Care Chief Investment Officers list!

Children’s Minnesota nurse receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Children’s is proud to announce that Martha Dugan, APRN, CNP, has been named a winner in the 2019 Mpls.St.Paul Magazine “Outstanding Nurses” Awards.

11 Children’s Minnesota nurses honored as “Outstanding Nurses” finalists

11 Children's Minnesota nurses have been named finalists in the 2019 Mpls.St.Paul Magazine “Outstanding Nurses” Awards.

Children’s Minnesota receives four national U.S. News & World Report rankings

U.S. News & World Report announced that Children’s Minnesota has been named one of America’s Best Children’s Hospitals, ranking the pediatric system for three key specialty areas in its 2019-2020 rankings released online Tuesday. Children’s is among the top 50 facilities, ranking No. 38 in pulmonology, No. 42 in diabetes and endocrinology, No. 43 in neonatology, and No. 28 in nephrology as a joint program partnership with the Masonic Children's Hospital.

Anna Youngerman honored as one of 2019 Women in Business for leadership

She is being recognized in part for her work to advance new ways for Children’s to be an effective partner to families and the community.

Community Caregivers: Samreen Vora, MD

Samreen Vora, MD, medical director of the Simulation Center, was profiled by Minnesota Physician as a Community Caregiver. Dr. Vora was honored for her work at the Indus Hospital in Karachi, Pakistan, where she spent a month teaching and working in emergency medicine, and worked to develop the hospital’s simulation program.

Children’s Minnesota nurse receives volunteer service award

Congratulations to Children’s Minnesota RN Lora Stege Koppel, who recently received the first Dr. Jim Sidman Service Award from Children’s Surgery International (CSI) – a nonprofit that organizes international volunteer trips for health care professionals with the purpose of sharing medical knowledge with local practitioners.