Sparrow Clinton names Angie Hufnagel as Nurse of the Year

Published: June 23, 2021

Hufnagel embarked on her nursing career as a St. Johns Regional Educational Service Agency (RESA) student, moving to patient access clerk, and entering the Emergency Department as a patient care technician. After completion of her licensed practical nurse and advancing to registered nurse, she began working in the Sparrow Clinton Emergency Services Department.

In addition to her hospital role, Hufnagel has served her community as a firefighter and paramedic. She continues to facilitate CPR training classes at Sparrow Clinton and area schools and community organizations.

A lifelong resident of Fowler, she shares her life with her husband, Dan, and their three children.

Sparrow Clinton is certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center as a Pathway to Excellence® hospital. This designation confirms quality initiatives used to create a positive work environment, substantiates the professional satisfaction of Nurses at Sparrow Clinton, and nationally identifies it as one of the best hospitals in which to work.

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Sparrow, a member of the prestigious Mayo Clinic Care Network, is Mid-Michigan’s premier healthcare organization and includes hospitals in Lansing, Charlotte, St. Johns, Ionia and Carson City as well as Physicians Health Plan, Sparrow Care Network, Sparrow Medical Group and the Michigan Athletic Club. Sparrow is affiliated with Michigan Medicine through the Sparrow Children’s Center and Michigan State University’s three human health colleges. Through these partnerships and the dedication of our 10,000 Caregivers, Sparrow pursues a vision to be nationally recognized as a leader in quality and Patient experience. For more information, visit