L042524 Children's Remarkable Research - Children's Research Institute

Minneapolis, MN US
April 25, 2024

This year’s in-person conference creates an avenue for Children’s Researchers to share and exchange their research outcomes and ideas with the hospital staff. An afternoon session, as well as the poster presentations will give attendees the opportunity to stay at the forefront of the newest advances in pediatric medicine and their implications for patient care.

This conference will expose researchers and non-researchers to what is happening in the Research Institute.  The afternoon session: Research Institute Tactics: Our 10-year Future State will discuss our mission and goals at the Research Institute of Children’s Minnesota. Such activities include efforts to improve our reputation in research excellence for nursing for all of our programs, and to create new opportunities for our research constituency.

Registration closes April 18, 2024 

From 8:00 - 9:00 a.m. Grand Rounds will be held at same location featuring 4 Flash Talks to highlight some Children's Remarkable Research.  This event requires a separate registration if seeking continuing education credits. Click on the link here to register.

Flash Talks are as follows:

  • Endoscopic Third Ventriculostomy as First Treatment Option for Hydrocephalus in the United States     Presenter: Isabela Peña Pino, MD, Neurosurgery Resident, PGY-4 University of Minnesota 
  • Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemias: Clinical and Epidemiological     Presenter: Stuart Winter, MD
  • Racial and Ethnic Differences in Hospital Admission and Diagnostic Evaluation for Febrile Seizures in the Emergency Department     Kelly R. Bergmann, DO
  • The Impact of a Dedicated Mental Health Rounding Team for Hospitalized Children     Mackenzie Beacom, APRN, CPNP-PC, and Audrey Minogue, APRN, CPNP-PC

Target Audience

Children's Minnesota Staff/Employees only: Physicians, Advanced Practice Nurses, Registered Nurses, Pharmacists, Respiratory Therapists, Social Workers, and other healthcare professionals interested in clinical research at Children's Minnesota.

Learning Objectives

  • Discuss near-term goals of raising research awareness at Children's
  • Discuss mid-term goals for facilities and resources needed for us to be a destination clinical trials center
  • Discuss long-term goals for how Children's Minnesota can be at the fore-front of pediatric research within our referral basin
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 3.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 3.00 ANCC
  • 3.00 Attendance
    • 3.00 Approved AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
04/25/2024 - 10:00am CDT
Event ends: 
04/25/2024 - 2:30pm CDT

From 8:00 - 9:00 a.m. Grand Rounds will be held at same location featuring 4 Flash Talks to highlight some Children's Remarkable Research.  This event requires a separate registration if seeking continuing education credits. Click the link HERE to register for Grand Rounds Flash Talks.

Time                                                 Topic

9:30-10:00 am                                 Registration

10:00-10:30 am                               Welcome and State of Research at Children's: Accomplishments in 2023
                                                            and Points of Emphasis in 2024
                                                                         Stuart S. Winter, MD

10:30-11:30 am                               Research at a Children's Hospital System: Why it Matters                                                                                                            Marc Gorelick, MD
                                                                          Max Timm
                                                                          Katie Kummer

11:30-1:00 pm                               Poster Viewing and Lunch    PDF icon Research Conference Posters.pdf

1:00-2:30 pm                                  Research Tactics: Our 100th Anniversary 10-Year Plan
                                                                           Stuart S. Winter, MD
                                                                           Mike Finch
                                                                           Amanda Nickel

2:30 pm                                           Course Concludes

Children's Minnesota - Minneapolis
2525 Chicago Avenue South
Education Center - 2nd Floor
Minneapolis, MN 55404
United States

Course Director:

Stuart S. Winter, MD, Chief Research Officer


Tim Beebe

Mike Finch, Research Projects & Analytics Manager, Children's Research Institute

Marc Gorelick, MD, President & CEO, Children's Minnesota

Katie Kummer, BA, MS, Director, Strategy & Planning, Children's Minnesota

Amanda Nickel, Statistician, Children's Research Institute

Ryan Sousa, Chief Data Officer

Max Timm, Senior Vice President, Kaufman Hall



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Children’s Minnesota designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent to their participation in the activity.


Children's Minnesota designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.0 ANCC nursing contact hour. Nurses should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This program offers 3.0 contact hours of continuing education.  Most medical professional organizations accept AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  It is the individual’s responsibility to determine whether an education activity meets the continuing education requirements of their respective licensures and/or professional boards.  Go to your respective organization’s website for more detailed information regarding credit requirements.

Available Credit

  • 3.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 3.00 ANCC
  • 3.00 Attendance
    • 3.00 Approved AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
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