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Miami Children's Hospital Education Team Receives Top Regional Honor

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, Miami Children's Hospital is the only licensed specialty hospital for children in South Florida. The 275-bed freestanding facility is ranked by Child magazine among the best children’s hospitals in the nation and is the only Florida pediatric hospital to be included in U.S.News & World Report’s 2007 listing of “America’s Best Children’s Hospitals.” Miami Children's has expertise in all aspects of pediatric medicine and serves children from birth to age 21.