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Children’s Pedcast: Understanding concussion and head trauma

Robert Doss, PsyD, a clinical neuropsychologist at Children's Minnesota, discusses concussions and traumatic brain injuries; kids in sports; the upcoming film "Concussion"; and how a parent can advocate for a child if a concussion is suspected.

Cops and Kids Santa Claus St. Paul Police Department

Santa Claus, St. Paul police deliver presents

The annual Cops & Kids event came to Children’s – St. Paul.

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New York Times essay by Dr. Stefan Friedrichsdorf: A Chance to Live for a Dying Child

Dr. Friedrichsdorf’s essay tells the story of Ethan Butler and his family.

5 question friday

Evidence-based practice scholars

We have a special edition of Five Question Friday, highlighting five members who have participated in our evidence-based practice scholars program.


Early childhood in America

“The Raising of America” is airing across the U.S. in an effort to spark a national discussion by exploring the history of policies that impact children’s earliest years.


Promoting healthy development in kids during and after cancer treatment

Going through cancer treatment is difficult at any age. But because kids' bodies are rapidly growing and developing, they are more susceptible to long-term side effects that can hinder physical, cognitive and emotional development.

Give a $5, share a high five for Children’s Minnesota

Participate in the Give a $5 fundraising campaign in December donating to Children’s Minnesota and sharing a high five.

Geek Squad provides technology support for patients, families

Best Buy has run its Geek Squad precincts at Children's – Minneapolis since 2009 and Children's – St. Paul since 2013.

Red-Vested Rockstar: Jacob Goodwin

Jacob has volunteered with Children's throughout his college career, and is heading to medical school next year.

Choosing Children’s: Rachelle Fletschock

Rachelle - once a patient at Children's - now volunteers to help other kids going through similar experiences.