Children's Outreach Department

In their role developing and maintaining positive relationships with metro and regional physicians, nurses, hospital leaders and other providers, Children's outreach team members serve as a valuable resource, personal contact and essential link to Children's.

Outreach Team Services

  • Assist groups with educational needs assessment and fulfill speaking opportunities for clinical audiences through the Children's Speakers Bureau. Includes lunch-and-learn events, case reviews and hands-on nursing skill development.
  • Personal visits to physicians, nursing leaders, hospitals and clinics to provide recent news from Children's, referral information, and navigation assistance
  • Coordinate tours for health professionals of Children's Minneapolis, St. Paul, and Minnetonka locations
  • Manage on-line consultation services: Ask a Specialist.
  • Arrange meetings with Children's specialists and administrative leaders
  • Answer questions, gather feedback, and assist in issue resolution
  • Share existing resources including policies, care guidelines, clinical tools, and family education materials for your patients.
  • Facilitate nurse-shadowing opportunities where a nurse can spend a shift observing patient care at Children's.
  • Facilitate mini-fellowship opportunities for practicing physicians to refresh, or enhance clinical skills through a defined education experience.
  • Neonatal and pediatric customized training and certification courses.