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Lakewood Board Members Complete Minnesota Hospital Association Trustee Certification Program

Jan. 19, 2024: The Minnesota Hospital Association (MHA) recognized 16 hospital and health system trustees from across Minnesota for their successful completion of MHA’s rigorous and comprehensive trustee certification program. This certification underscores their unwavering commitment to the patients, care teams, and communities they serve.

“Hospitals and health systems are cornerstones for the communities they serve, and are facing a multitude of historic challenges,” said Dr. Rahul Koranne, MHA president and CEO. “MHA’s trustee certification program ensures that hospital and health system leaders are well-prepared for their roles.”

The Minnesota Hospital Association’s trustee certification program provides hospital and health system trustees with training on current health care trends, governance best practices, ethics, government regulations, and patient safety and quality. Participants undergo 30 hours of coursework, making Minnesota’s program the most comprehensive in the nation.

Susan Peet and Norm Krause from Lakewood’s District and System Boards, respectively, completed their trustee certification for Lakewood.

Photo: Norm Krause (center) receives his certification from MHA President and CEO, Dr. Rahul Koranne, and Lakewood District Board Chair, Mary Theurer.