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Work Here Wednesday: Elizabeth Wagner, transplant program manager

In honor of American Heart Month, we sat down with Elizabeth Wagner, transplant program manager at Children’s Minnesota, to learn more about her work in pediatric cardiology.

Rock the Cradle 2020

Rock the Cradle 2020 – a free day of family fun with The Current and Children’s Minnesota

Join us at The Current’s Rock the Cradle – a free event for kids and their grown-ups, presented by Children’s Minnesota on March 8, 2020, from 11 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Children’s Minnesota nurses honored with DAISY Award for nursing excellence

Congratulations to the three nurses who were honored with a DAISY Award for their above-and-beyond care at Children’s Minnesota.

Related image for article, Born with Down syndrome and a heart condition: Tallulah’s story of perseverance

Born with Down syndrome and a heart condition: Tallulah’s story of perseverance

Tallulah was born with Down syndrome and because of that, also had a heart defect. Today, Tallulah is almost 2 years old and loves to be around people.

Talking with your kids about dating and relationships

Dating, recognized relationships, and less structured relationships are on teens’ minds. That can bring up the topic of sex, a subject some parents can be uncomfortable talking with their kids. However, it’s important and should not be avoided. Keeping an open dialogue will teach teens how the start and maintain healthy relationships throughout their life.

Preemie to philanthropist: JonWalter’s story

JonWalter was born at just 1 pound 13 ounces. He grew up the underdog but now as a young man, who spends his time bowling and finishing up his degree, JonWalter knew it was time to give back to the community who helped him grow.

Mighty Margaret outside in the snow

Mighty Margaret’s heart journey: A look through the years

Margaret is living life to the fullest, being as mighty as she was when she had her first open heart surgery at just 5 months old. Today, she’s a spunky, curious 3-year-old who is exploring the world around her.

Related image for article, Mountains to Minneapolis: Shelby’s story of persistence

Mountains to Minneapolis: Shelby’s story of persistence

Not all Children’s Minnesota stories start in Minnesota. This was the case for the Ullom family, who lived nearly 1,000 miles away in Bozeman, MT prior to their daughter’s birth.

Child trying to get into a baby-proofed cabinet

How you can prevent poisonings in your home

While most poisonings can be treated with advice from the poison control center or help from a medical professional, the safest bet is to prevent poisonings from ever happening. Here's what you need to watch out for at home, and what you can do to ensure your child doesn’t eat or drink unsafe chemicals.

Work Here Wednesday: Social work

We are seeking masters-level educated clinicians (MSW) and clinically licensed social workers (LICSW).