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Children's Physician Access is available 24/7 with a representative on the line throughout the call to assist with referrals, consultations and admissions and to provide general information.

» Call 612-343-2121 or 866-755-2121.

  • Connect to transportation via Children's Physician Access. Transport to Children's for any critically ill child is provided to Children's — Minneapolis and Children's — St. Paul from any distance in the Upper Midwest. Neonatal and pediatric transport teams, which operate via ambulance, helicopter or airplane, are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
  • For patients requiring ECMO services. ECMO services are provided for both neonatal and pediatric patients with severe respiratory and/or cardiac insufficiency that is unresponsive to mechanical ventilation and medical therapy. Staff are available 24 hours a day for professional consultation, patient transport or provision of ECMO. (Note: Available only at Children's — Minneapolis)
    » ECMO transfer recommendations and criteria
  • For victims of child abuse and neglect. Children’s collaborates with Midwest Children’s Resource Center on examinations, assessments, interventions, and follow-up care for children who are sexually, physically, or emotionally abused or who are neglected. Call 651-220-6750.
  • Medical education. Children’s offers a pediatric emergency medicine fellowship training program for board-certified pediatricians who want to become board-certified in pediatric emergency medicine. For more information, call our graduate medical education office at 612-813-6206.

Simulation training and continuing education are important components of providing the best emergency care to kids across the region. By providing practice and the latest information about responding to emergencies, health care organizations and health professionals can feel more confident about managing a critical event. Learn more »


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