Six of our nurses are named March of Dimes Nurse of the Year finalists

We’re proud to acknowledge these nurses for their selflessness, dedication, and passion

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Congratulations to the six nurses from across the Fairview system who are finalists for the 2019 March of Dimes Nurse of the Year Awards in Minnesota. Our nurses are partners on our teams, leaders in their fields, and enthusiasts in delivering excellent patient care.

Hundreds of nominations were reviewed and scored by a distinguished selection committee of health care professionals. Through this process, finalists in 15 categories were then determined.

Our finalists are:


Jennifer Hood, Fairview Southdale Hospital

Mental Health

Sandy Waylee, St. Joseph’s Hospital

Staff Nurse - Critical Care

Christopher McKenzie, St. Joseph’s Hospital

Staff Nurse - General Care

Bonnie Clement, Fairview Southdale Hospital

Women's Health

Cindy Osborn, University of Minnesota Medical Center
Samantha Manning, University of Minnesota Masonic Children’s Hospital

Winners in each of the categories will be announced at an Oct. 25 ceremony. Fairview and University of Minnesota Health are proud to be the 2019 Presenting Sponsors.

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