Miami Children's Hospital Nurse Honored by National Nursing Organization

Published on: 06/08/2004
MIAMI, FL — Jeanette Diana, ARNP, pediatric surgery nurse practitioner at Miami Children's Hospital, received the “Founder’s Award” from the American Pediatric Surgical Nurses’ Association (APSNA) for her significant contribution to the care of pediatric surgical patients and her visionary leadership within the hospital and the community at large.

“I am very proud of Jeanette. She’s a tremendous ambassador for Miami Children's Hospital and for the APSNA,” said Jackie Gonzalez, ARNP, MSN, CNAA, Senior Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer at Miami Children's. “Jeanette’s contributions are many. For years children and their families have benefited from her clinical competence and family centered approach to care.”

Ms. Diana has been employed by Miami Children's Hospital for 28 years. She received her bachelor’s degree in nursing from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill followed by her master’s degree in nursing from the University of Miami. Her comprehensive experience at Miami Children's has spanned from hematology/oncology, recovery to education, anesthesiology, and pediatric surgery.
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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 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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