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Star Studio celebrates 15 years

Lights, camera, action! January 2023 marks 15 years for Star Studio, Children’s Minnesota’s in-house TV studio.

Strep throat: what parents need to know

You may have heard of the increase in strep throat spreading around schools, daycares and other places in the community. We’re here to help you understand what strep throat is, the signs to watch out for and what to do if you suspect your child might be infected.

Dr. Goepferd talks gender-affirming care in Human Rights Campaign video

The Human Rights Campaign Foundation has released a new report about the threats and harassment targeting health care providers and systems for offering gender-affirming care. The report includes a video that features Dr. Angela Kade Goepferd (they/she), chief education officer and medical director of the Gender Health program at Children’s Minnesota, discussing the attacks on providers, including themselves.

Spreading holiday cheer: Children’s Minnesota hosts Holiday Toy Shop for patient families

What better way to spread holiday cheer to the kids in our hospitals than sharing toys and fun? During the winter holiday season, Children’s Minnesota has always been dedicated to providing gifts for families during their stay in the hospital.

Work Here Wednesday: Our ITS department is hiring

Multiple roles open in our ITS department! Children's Minnesota is hiring clinical systems & integration engineers and clinical systems analysts.

Dr. Angela Kade Goepferd praises Minneapolis executive order to protect gender affirming care

On Friday, Dec. 2, the City of Minneapolis took action to ensure transgender and gender-diverse youth will continue to have access to life-saving health care. Dr. Angela Kade Goepferd, chief education officer and medical director of the Gender Health program at Children’s Minnesota, was among those invited to the signing.

Baby Stella makes history: becomes first in Minnesota to undergo groundbreaking fetal spina bifida procedure

Baby Stella made Minnesota medical history after undergoing a new procedure for spina bifida.

Minnesota Nurses Association strike notice

On Dec. 1, 2022, the Minnesota Nurses Association (MNA) notified several health systems throughout the state, including Children’s Minnesota, that they intend to go on strike starting Dec. 11, until Saturday, Dec. 31.

A Q&A on mental health support at Children’s Minnesota

While we hope to help as many kids and teens as we can, our new inpatient mental health unit does have a capacity limit. We understand this may cause confusion and frustration for parents. Children’s Minnesota wants to address the questions you may have about this.

Children’s Minnesota opened its first inpatient mental health unit

Children’s Minnesota is pleased to announce that on Nov. 29, 2022, we opened our first inpatient mental health unit, located at our St. Paul hospital.