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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Find Children’s Minnesota on People of Color Careers

Children's Minnesota is partnering with People of Color Careers to help us find the best candidates for our open positions—whether it’s in patient care or business operations.

Congratulations Dr. Kris Ann Schultz, Pine Tree Apple Tennis Classic Endowed Chair in Cancer and Blood Disorders research

Celebrate the Lunar New Year with us Feb. 12-17, 2021

As we continue to be virtual in 2021, we encourage you to find creative ways to celebrate the Lunar New Year, whether it be exchanging little gifts and treats or decorating with your own family. We wish you all a Happy Lunar New Year!

Hunter’s resilience through multiple heart defects

Hunter was diagnosed with Dextro-Transposition of the Great Arteries, or d-TGA, a ventricular septal defect (VSD) and a restrictive atrial septal defect (ASD) at birth. Today, Hunter is a happy and healthy 17 month old.

Our unforeseen miracle: Kashton’s story of battling CHD

Allison Kimmes is a mother of two, Kashton and Annistyn. In this blog, she outlines her family’s experience with the congenital heart defect Kasthon was born with.

Children’s Hospital Association pledges $447,950 to Children’s Minnesota

Grants from CHA support programs across the health care system, from child life in the emergency department to mental health services for vulnerable children.

Children’s Minnesota employee resource groups host panel discussion about the COVID-19 vaccine

Leaders from Children’s Minnesota employee resource groups presented “Why should I get the COVID-19 vaccine?” Panelists spoke on medical mistrust in communities of color, shared why they will take the vaccine and provided science-based information to help individuals make an informed decision on whether or not to take the COVID-19 vaccine.

Saved by her helmet: Genevieve’s sledding story

We all understand how important helmets are when biking, but what about sledding? Children's Minnesota nurse, Jessica, shares how a helmet protected her daughter's head while sledding.

Virtual interview event: Medical assistants and licensed practical nurses

From Jan. 25 through Feb. 5, Children’s Minnesota is hosting a virtual interview event for medical assistants and licensed practical nurses (LPNs)—we’re interviewing all qualified candidates.

Tiny twins with a big fight: Conjoined sisters survive separation

Remi and Reese were born as conjoined twins. Read their amazing story of resilience and strength through their separation surgery.