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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Celebrating Patient Access Week

Patient Access Week, April 2 – 8, is a time to recognize the amazing work done by our primary and specialty access center, prior authorization, registration, and financial counseling teams at Children’s Minnesota. To celebrate our patient access team, we sat down with four employees to talk about their jobs at Children's Minnesota.

Lead CT tech shares his career experience at Children’s Minnesota

Jake Madson, lead CT tech, is sharing his career experience at Children's Minnesota and why he decided to join the kid experts.

Managing spring allergies in kids

Dr. Gigi Chawla, chief of general pediatrics at Children’s Minnesota, shares tips to manage your child’s spring allergies.

Tips for including kids with developmental disabilities

For Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month, we asked four families from our FAP program to give tips for how families with ‘typical’ kids can include kids with disabilities.

A day in the life of our child life specialists

Ever wondered what a day in the life of a child life specialist looks like? Find out!

Zander’s story: the road back from concussion and depression

Zander's story shows how the Children’s Minnesota Concussion Clinic provides comprehensive medical evaluation and treatment for children and young adults who have concussions caused by sports, accidents or falls.

Neonatal float RN shares her career experience at Children’s Minnesota

Calley Richardson, neonatal float RN, is a nurse in our transition to practice program. She will be sharing her experience in the program and all her favorite things about her career at Children's Minnesota.

Senior quality improvement consultant director shares her career experience at Children’s Minnesota

Porsche Page, senior quality improvement consultant, recently joined Children’s Minnesota after meeting with our recruiters at the People Of Color (POC) Career Fair. She will be sharing all about her experience at the POC Career Fair and her favorite things about working at Children’s Minnesota.

Walk-in Ready Care Updates at Partners in Pediatrics Clinics

Because of current weather conditions, Children's Minnesota clinical services are working with patients and families to accommodate their various needs. It is possible some of our locations are closing or reducing their hours while other locations are still fully operational. If you have not heard from your clinic, please check with your location before you head out for your appointment. Thank you for understanding!

True chemistry: how clinical trial combined with a love for science brings Kyla to Children’s Minnesota

After graduating college with a degree in chemistry in 2022, Kyla's career was suddenly put on hold when doctors found an ovarian tumor. But her appreciation for science and research would play a big role in her fight and recovery.