L042723 Children's Remarkable Research

Minneapolis, MN US
April 27, 2023

This conference creates an avenue for Children’s Minnesota Researchers to share and exchange their research outcomes and ideas with the hospital and community. The panel discussion sessions 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 also will expose researchers and non-researchers to what is happening in the Children's Minnesota Research Institute.

Registration is CLOSED

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.

Flash Talks are as follows:

  • Variation in prenatal surveillance and management of anti-ro/ssa autoantibody positive pregnancies     Presenter: Lisa Howley, MD
  • Every Week Matters: Weathering and gestational age    Presenter: Amanda Nickel, MPH, CCRP
  • A systematic process for selecting a crisis prevention/de-escalation training to reduce employee injuries in a pediatric health system         Presenter: Megan Schultz, MBA, RRT-NPS, CPHQ
  • The Effects of Racism and Discrimination on Children's Health & Development     Presenter: Mike Troy, PhD, LP


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 the importance of patients being in a clinical trial and how it has improved their own health outcomes
  • Identify ways to accelerate nursing research at Children's Minnesota to improve health outcomes
  • Examine how to create a research culture at Children's Minnesota by reviewing the role of DEI, cross-departmental collaboration and opportunities for investments in tools, space and personnel to advance research.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 3.25 ACPE
  • 3.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 3.25 ANCC
  • 3.25 Attendance
    • 3.25 Approved AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
04/27/2023 - 9:30am CDT
Event ends: 
04/27/2023 - 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.


Time                                                 Topic

9:30-10:00 am                                 Registration

10:00-10:15 am                               Welcome and Opening Remarks – Stuart Winter, MD

10:15-11:00 am                               A Parent’s Perspective: The benefits, burdens and promise of rare                                                                                                                        disease research – Parent of a Patient

11:00-11:30 am                               Annual Research Overview – Stuart Winter, MD

11:30-11:45 am                               Break

11:45-12:30 pm                               Poster Viewing and Lunch in G053    PDF iconResearch Conference Posters 2023.pdf

12:30-1:30 pm                                  Panel Presentation and Discussion #1

                                                              Accelerating Nursing Research at Children’s Minnesota

                                                                             Tonya Montesinos, MS, BSN, RN-BC, NE-BC, CPPM

                                                                             Caroline Njau, MBA, BSN-RN, NEA-BC

1:30-2:30 pm                                    Panel Presentation and Discussion #2

                                                              Creating a Research Culture at Children’s Minnesota

                                                                             Ian Wolfe, PhD, RN

                                                                             Stuart Winter, MD

                                                                             Cameron Bey, MPA, MA, CRA

                                                                                            Ernie Krause, MBA, CCRP

                                                                                            Shengxu Li, PhD

                                                                                            Amy Linabery, PhD, MPH, MS

                                                                                            Paula Mitby

                                                                                            Elizabeth Franck Thompson, MPH

                                                                                            Stephanie Everly-Webb, PhD

                                                                                            Ling Zhong, PhD, CCRP

2:30 pm                                              Wrap Up

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

Course Director:

Stuart Winter, MD, Chief Research Officer


Camerone Bey, MPA, MA, CRA, Director, Research & Sponsored Programs

Stephanie Everly-Webb, PhD, Senior Scientific Investigator

Ernie Krause, MBA, CCRP, Manager Clinical Research

Shengxu Li, PhD, Senior Scientific Investigator

Amy Linabery, PhD, MPH, MS, Senior Scientific Investigator

Pauline Mitby, MPH Manager Clinical Research

Tonya Montesinos, MS, BSN, RN-BC, NE-BC, CPPM, Senior Director of Clinical Practice

Caroline Njau, MBA, BSN-RN, NEA-BC, Senior Vice President Patient Care Services, Chief Nursing Officer

Elizabeth Franck Thompson, MPH, Manager Clinical Research

Ian Wolfe, PhD, RN, Senior Clinical Ethicist

Ling Zhong, PhD, CCRP, Manager Clinical Research


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Accreditation Statement:

In support of improving patient care, Children’s Minnesota is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

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Credit Statement:


Children’s Minnesota designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.25 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 3.25 ANCC nursing contact hour. Nurses should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Pharmacists will have their attendance reported in the CPE Monitor for ACPE credits provided they have entered their NABP-ePID and birth month and day where indicated when setting up their profile.

This program offers 3.25 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

  • 3.25 ACPE
  • 3.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 3.25 ANCC
  • 3.25 Attendance
    • 3.25 Approved AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
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