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Children’s Minnesota employee resource group members celebrate Black History Month

At Children's Minnesota, our employee resource groups (ERG) are supportive allies for each another, regardless of which ERG they are involved in. This Black History Month, we asked some of our ERG members what they're doing to recognize, celebrate and raise awareness.

Defying the odds: Gwen’s fight through brain cancer

Growing up playing sports with her three older brothers means Gwen has no shortage of motivation. After being diagnosed with brain cancer at only 19 years old, Gwen plans to still finish college a semester early, works part-time, goes to the gym every day and even plans on competing in her first powerlifting tournament in July!

Making patients’ wishes come true with Little Wishes™

At Children’s Minnesota, we understand that staying in the hospital for an extended period of time can be hard on both the patient and family. Which is why we’re excited to announce our new partnership with Little Wishes for our cardiovascular program!

A rare opportunity: a second chance at life

What was supposed to be food poisoning from seafood turned out to be life threatening. Reese was air lifted to Children’s Minnesota when the results of a CT scan showed that he had an enlarged heart with a clot.

Jayden’s heart gets a new beat on Valentine’s Day

Jayden's parents weren’t sure they'd get to watch their son play the way he can after learning he would be born with a serious heart condition. But thanks to the expert medical care provided by the team at Children’s Minnesota’s cardiovascular program Jayden is a kid on the move.

Our radiology department is hiring!

Our radiology department is hiring technologists and interns! These positions are the perfect opportunity to advance and grow your skills and knowledge in a pediatric specialty.

Identical twins with identical heart defects, now thriving in college

Identical twins Jacob and Josh were both born with same rare form of congenital heart disease (CHD). However, their care journeys took different paths.

Lead certified medical assistant shares her five-year career experience at Children’s Minnesota

In honor of Black History Month, we are featuring Megan Murray, lead certified medical assistant, as one of our employee spotlights. She will be sharing all her favorite things about her career and how she is celebrating Black History Month.

Role of bias at the bedside: Children’s Minnesota pioneered a course for employees to practice implicit bias mitigation strategies

As part of our commitment to health equity, Children's Minnesota pioneered and developed an interactive simulation training course called "The Role of Bias in De-escalation" which began to roll out to employees in 2020. This course provides an opportunity for employees to practice implicit bias mitigation strategies and de-escalation skills in a simulated environment with actors.

Registered lead medical assistant shares her 14-year career experience at Children’s Minnesota

In honor of Black History Month, we are featuring Carolyn Tree, registered lead medical assistant, as one of our employee spotlights. She will be sharing all her favorite things about her career and how she is celebrating Black History Month.