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Miami Children's Health System Once Again Named a Top 125 Training Organization


Miami Children’s Health System (MCHS) has once again been named to Training magazine’s list of the Top 125 training organizations in North America. For the last 11 years, MCHS has been included in the listing, which highlights companies that demonstrate excellence in employer-sponsored training and development programs.

“We are honored to be recognized as an organization that finds value in investing in our employee training and development,” said Michael Kushner, Senior Vice President and Chief Talent Officer at Miami Children’s Health System. “It is a testament to our commitment to the patients and families in our care.”

Miami Children’s Health System, the parent organization for Nicklaus Children’s Hospital, has a longstanding commitment to offering development and continuing education programs. Through the health system’s internal learning management system, My Learning Space (MYLES), employees have access to an array of virtual learning tools and educational modules. Other programs include an internal culture-shaping program known as MCHS Way, the MCHS buddy program for employee onboarding, brand awareness workshops, continuing education certifications, and much more.

Now in its 17th year, the Training Top 125 ranking is based on myriad benchmarking statistics such as total training budget; percentage of payroll; number of training hours per employee; program goals, evaluation, and measurement; workplace surveys; hours of training per employee annually; and detailed formal programs. The ranking is determined through an assessment of qualitative and quantitative factors, including financial investment in employee development, the scope of development programs, and how closely such development efforts are linked to business goals and objectives.

Training magazine is the leading business publication for Learning and Development professionals.


About Miami Children’s Health System

Founded in 1950 by Variety Clubs International, Nicklaus Children’s Hospital, part of Miami Children’s Health System, is South Florida’s only licensed specialty hospital exclusively for children, with more than 740 attending physicians and over 220 pediatric sub-specialists. The 289-bed nonprofit hospital is renowned for excellence in all aspects of pediatric medicine and routinely has many programs ranked among the nation’s best by U.S. News & World Report. The organization has grown and evolved into the Miami Children's Health System (MCHS) which includes Miami Children's Health Foundation, the organization's 501c3 fundraising arm; a network of 10 nonprofit outpatient centers situated in Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties; Pediatric Specialists of America, a nonprofit physician practice subsidiary; a management services organization, and an ambulatory surgery center, as well as an e-commerce line of children's wellness and safety products that support the hospital's mission of serving the region’s pediatric population. MCHS is the region’s only healthcare system exclusively for children.

About Nicklaus Children's Health System

Nicklaus Children's Health System (NCHS) is the parent organization of Nicklaus Children's Hospital, South Florida's only licensed specialty hospital exclusively for children. The 309-bed nonprofit hospital, known as Miami Children's Hospital from 1983 through 2014, was founded in 1950 by Variety Clubs International and is renowned for excellence in all aspects of pediatric medicine, with many programs routinely ranked among the nation's best by U.S. News & World Report. The health system also includes Nicklaus Children's Hospital Foundation, the organization's 501c3 fundraising arm; a network of nonprofit outpatient centers and urgent care centers situated in Miami-Dade, Broward, Palm Beach and Martin counties; Nicklaus Children's Pediatric Specialists, a nonprofit physician practice subsidiary; and an ambulatory surgery center. NCHS is the region's only healthcare system exclusively for children.