Miami Children's Hospital Education Team Receives Top Regional Honor

Published on: 12/19/2007
MIAMI, FL — December 19, 2007 - The Fort Lauderdale Chapter of the American Society of Training and Development (ASTD) announced Miami Children's Hospital’s (MCH) Staff and Community Education Department the First Place Gold winner of the “2007 Champion of Workplace Learning” award.
The annual award acknowledges and honors South Florida organizations who demonstrate their commitment to workforce development and employee learning. The MCH Staff and Community Education Department was recognized for establishing the MCH Leadership Institute, an innovative program for developing potential leaders among hospital staff. Winners and nominees where honored during the Champions of Workplace Learning Award Celebration held at the Signature Grand Hotel in Davie, on December 6, 2007.
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Founded in 1950 by Variety Clubs International, Nicklaus Children’s Hospital is South Florida’s only licensed specialty hospital exclusively for children, with approximately 800 attending physicians, including more than 500 pediatric subspecialists. The 309-bed hospital, known as Miami Children’s Hospital from 1983 through 2014, is renowned for excellence in all aspects of pediatric medicine with many specialty programs routinely ranked among the best in the nation by U.S. News & World Report since 2008. In the 2022-2023 U.S. News ranking, the hospital tied with two other hospitals as the number one children’s hospital in Florida. The hospital is also home to the largest pediatric teaching program in the southeastern United States and since 2003 has been designated an American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Magnet facility, the nursing profession’s most prestigious institutional honor. For more information, please visit

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