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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.

What is Salon and Spa Night?

At Children’s Minnesota, we understand how hard and stressful it can be to have a child in the hospital. Salon and Spa Night is a quarterly evening event at our St. Paul hospital for parents or guardians to step away from the bedside to have a short break and receive some much-needed personal care.

Star Studio producer shares her one-year career experience at Children’s Minnesota

In honor of Star Studio’s 15th anniversary, our employee spotlight this week is Sarah Agnew! Sarah has been a producer at Star Studio for about a year now and she will be sharing all of her favorite things about her career and working at Star Studio.

Star Studio celebrates 15 years of making patients, like Trinity, smile

Star Studio has helped create memories for hundreds of patient families over the years, including the family of 19-year-old Trinity, who has been a fan since the studio lights came on in 2008.

2022 Minnesota Student Survey reveals long-term mental health problems

The 2022 Minnesota Student Survey has provided some sobering news. The survey showed that there’s an increasing number of students experiencing anxiety and depression – particularly for girls, and those identifying as trans and non-binary.

Medical lab scientist shares her two-year career experience at Children’s Minnesota

Aerielle Capes, medical lab scientist, has been working at Children’s Minnesota for two years now. She is sharing all of her favorite things about her career below.

Work Here Wednesday: We’re hiring physicians!

Children's Minnesota is hiring physicians for our cancer and blood disorder center! We're hiring hematology/oncology hospitalists, a neuro-oncologist and hematologists.

New Year’s resolution: Ditch the weight loss talk

Many people’s New Year’s resolutions center around starting new habits and trying to get healthier. People often have a goal of losing a certain number of pounds or going to the gym a certain number of times. But Dr. Katy Miller suggests taking a different approach to resolutions with your kids.