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Children’s Book Week – Children’s Minnesota celebrates and promotes reading

We celebrate and promote the joy of reading through community events and many programs that bring books and reading to the kids we care for.

Nurses in Tanzania

Making a global impact: Children’s Minnesota nurses volunteer beyond U.S. borders

We know nurses work tirelessly to make a meaningful difference in their local communities every day. But Angela Olson and Macy Henningsen are two Children’s Minnesota operating room nurses who strive to do even more. Both volunteer with Children’s Surgery International, a nonprofit, on a number of trips abroad to help spread medical knowledge beyond U.S. borders.

10 things to know about nursing

During Nurses Week, May 6-12, we’re joining the American Nurses Association in recognizing the tremendous impact of nurses by sharing some fun facts about the profession.

MNAAP Hot Topics in Pediatrics Conference

Dr. Lindsey Yock from Children’s Minnesota sits on the board of directors of MNAAP and will be presenting at the annual conference in May.

How one Children’s Minnesota leader is making his workplace greener

We catch up with Jim Leste, vice president of support operations, to learn more about him and what’s happening with Children’s sustainability efforts.

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Celebrating National Nurses Week: May 6-12

Patients and families of Children's joined us in celebrating and thanking our nurses for all they do by writing thank you notes.

Three things I wish people knew about raising a medically complex child

Jamie Grant, an active volunteer member of our Families as Partners program, shines a light on family life with a medically complex child.

Support Children’s Minnesota – Join Team Superstars

Raise money for vital programs by participating in local, regional and national races.

Celebrating Medical Lab Professionals Week: April 21-27

Celebrate Medical Lab Professionals Week with us by thanking these specialists for all they do April 21-27!

WCCO and Children’s infection preventionist talk measles

Joe Kurland, infection preventionist from Children's, shares some tips on managing the measles and the importance of the MMR vaccine on WCCO.