Miami Children's Hospital Named to 2006 Training Top 100!!

Published on: 01/30/2006
MIAMI, FL — Miami Children’s Hospital (MCH) has been named among the nation’s “Training Top 100” by Training magazine, which annually ranks organizations that excel at employee development through training.

“Professional development is a top priority at Miami Children’s Hospital, and a cornerstone in our goal to be a recognized employer of choice,” said Kevin Hammeran, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. “As we are committed to excellence, certainly having a well-trained, highly proficient staff is an important measure. We are extremely proud of the Department of Staff & Community Education for its leadership in achieving this impressive distinction.” 

Inclusion in the Training Top 100 is based on many factors, including financial commitment, programs offered, methods of evaluation, workplace surveys, and HR data such as turnover and new employee referrals. Others that have been named to the list include such giants of industry as IBM, Ritz-Carlton and Wachovia. 

Founded in 1950, Miami Children's Hospital is the only licensed specialty hospital for children in South Florida. Ranked Miami–Dade County’s “Best Pediatric Hospital” by South Florida Parenting Magazine, Miami Children's Hospital offers medical care and services for children from birth to age 21. The 268-bed medical facility has expertise in all aspects of pediatric medicine.

About Nicklaus Children’s Hospital

Founded in 1950 by Variety Clubs International, Nicklaus Children's Hospital is South Florida's only licensed specialty hospital exclusively for children, with nearly 800 attending physicians and more than 475 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. The hospital is also home to the largest pediatric teaching program in the southeastern United States and 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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