Mpls.St.Paul Magazine announces finalists for 2018 Outstanding Nurses Awards

These 11 finalists have that 'it' factor

Fairview and University of Minnesota Health are proud to announce 11 nurses who’ve been named finalists for the Mpls.St. Paul Magazine’s 2018 Outstanding Nurses Awards. 

Finalists were selected based on: professionalism, bedside manner, patient interaction, credentials and experience, impact on their organization, leadership, and an “it” factor exemplifying kindness, compassion, and empathy. Additional weight was given to those who received multiple nominations from a variety of sources, and to those nominated by their patients or their patients’ families. 

“Our nurses demonstrate extraordinary commitment to their patients and their work. It’s gratifying to see their skills and expertise recognized and honored,” says Laura Reed, RN, DNP, Chief Nurse Executive and President of Fairview Hospitals. Fairview and University of Minnesota Health nominees are: 

Administrative Leadership 
Jennifer Hood, Fairview Southdale Hospital

Advanced Practice
Marie Cook, University of Minnesota Masonic Children’s Hospital

Children’s Health
Jennifer Bradley, M Health Pediatric Specialty Care Discovery Clinic

Clinic Setting
Jennifer Bradley, M Health Pediatric Specialty Care Discovery Clinic
Hope Robinson, Fairview Clinics - University Children's

Educator
Connie White Delany, University of Minnesota School of Nursing

Emergency Care
Melissa (True) Moe, Fairview Ridges Hospital
Rachel Onwuachi, University of Minnesota Masonic Children’s Hospital

Hospital Setting
Leah Seiberlich, University of Minnesota Masonic Children’s Hospital
Emily Spillman, University of Minnesota Masonic Children’s Hospital

Informatics
Connie White Delany, University of Minnesota School of Nursing

Researcher
Ann Garwick, University of Minnesota School of Nursing

Rising Star
Kayla Warner, University of Minnesota Physicians Smiley’s Family Medicine Clinic 


Winners will be announced at a ceremony and dinner Aug. 7.

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