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Children’s Minnesota announces new Sickle Cell Program Medical Director

Children’s Minnesota is thrilled to announce that Derrick L. Goubeaux, DO, will step into the role of Sickle Cell Program Medical Director, following Dr. Stephen Nelson, who retired in early 2021.

Celebrating Certified Nurses Day at Children’s Minnesota

On Certified Nursing Day, we're recognizing the accomplishments of our more than 665 certified nurses at Children's Minnesota ​and thanking them for all that they do for our patients and their families.

Recognizing Social Work Month at Children’s Minnesota

March is National Social Work Month and here at Children’s Minnesota, we are recognizing Social Work Week from March 22-26 to highlight our social work team and the amazing work they do every day!

What it’s like being a high school junior in a pandemic

Hear from Michelle Ramierez Armendariz, Children’s Minnesota Marketing and Communications intern and high school junior, about her experience with the COVID-19 pandemic.

Work Here Wednesday: Join our newest Specialty Center in Lakeville

Children’s Minnesota is hiring a program therapist and a lead program therapist for our newest behavioral health program in Lakeville, Minn.

April is National Donate Life Month

In April, Children’s Minnesota is recognizing National Donate Life Month. This is a month we celebrate, recognize, honor and thank all those involved.

A parent’s guide to accessing our integrated behavioral health professionals at primary care visits

At Children’s Minnesota, we integrate behavioral health professionals into our primary care clinics so that children get the care they need when they need it most. Integrated behavioral health is available at three of our primary care clinics: Minneapolis, St. Paul and West St. Paul.

The COVID-19 vaccine at Children’s Minnesota: what you need to know

Learn more about the COVID-19 vaccine at Children’s Minnesota.

Life-long healing journey: Parsa’s story

Looking at Parsa Najmaie today, you would have no idea that she spent much of her early toddlerhood at Children’s Minnesota receiving treatment for cancer. Read Parsa's life-long healing journey.

What expecting moms should know about the COVID-19 vaccine

When it comes to the COVID-19 vaccine, you might have a lot of questions—especially if you are pregnant or may become pregnant soon.