The Mighty Blog features stories from around Children’s Minnesota, as well as health and wellness information for raising healthy kids.

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Security supervisor shares his career experience at Children’s Minnesota

Will Hobart, security supervisor, is sharing all his favorite things about working at Children's Minnesota.

Echo sonographer shares her four-year career experience at Children’s Minnesota

Kelsey Peterson, echo sonographer, has been working at Children's Minnesota for four years now. She is sharing all her favorite things about working at Children's Minnesota.

John’s journey: North America’s first neurosurgery suite of its kind sets stage for boy’s brain tumor removal procedure

John was diagnosed with a brain tumor right before he turned 9, the Children’s Minnesota neurosurgery team used its new, cutting-edge neurosurgery facility to get the boy on the road to recovery.

Breathing easier: The Kid Experts at Children’s Minnesota identify and fix rare congenital defect of newborn’s esophagus

Baby Murphy had a rare birth defect where his esophagus did not develop normally. Children’s Minnesota is one of only two places in the Twin Cities metro area with the multidisciplinary team and specialized resources to treat his condition surgically.

Children’s Minnesota starts Project ADAM Minnesota to help prepare schools to respond in the event of a cardiac arrest

Project ADAM is a national program which strives to assist schools and communities in establishing a practiced plan to respond to a sudden cardiac arrest. Project ADAM has saved the lives of more than 200 children, adolescents and adults who went into sudden cardiac arrest.

Radiologic technologist shares her five-year career experience at Children’s Minnesota

Courtney Horngren, radiologic technologist, has been working at Children's Minnesota for five years now. She is sharing all her favorite things about working at Children's Minnesota.

Learn about our Community Connect program from Jessica Perez Acevedo, resource navigator

To highlight our Community Connect program, we are excited to introduce you to Jessica Perez Acevedo, Community Connect resource navigator, to learn more about her role, the impact of Community Connect and her firsthand experience with the program that led to where she is today.

Pharmacy technician shares her 14-year career experience at Children’s Minnesota

Kimberly Jerabek, pharmacy technician, has been working at Children’s Minnesota for 14 years now. She is sharing all her favorite things about working at Children’s Minnesota below.

Children’s Minnesota patient family participates in Family Advocacy Day

Alexa and her family were one of several families cared for at different children’s hospitals across the country chosen to participate in the Children’s Hospital Association’s (CHA) Family Advocacy Day 2023.

Camp Odayin gives heart patients like Riley the support and confidence to thrive

Each year, approximately 40,000 babies are born in the United States with a heart problem, making congenital heart defects (CHD) the most common type of birth defect. Camp Odayin provides a fun, safe and supportive camp experiences for young people with heart disease and their families – like Riley.