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Radiologic technologist shares her five-year career experience at Children’s Minnesota

Courtney Horngren, radiologic technologist, has been working at Children's Minnesota for five years now. She is sharing all her favorite things about working at Children's Minnesota.

Learn about our Community Connect program from Jessica Perez Acevedo, resource navigator

To highlight our Community Connect program, we are excited to introduce you to Jessica Perez Acevedo, Community Connect resource navigator, to learn more about her role, the impact of Community Connect and her firsthand experience with the program that led to where she is today.

Pharmacy technician shares her 14-year career experience at Children’s Minnesota

Kimberly Jerabek, pharmacy technician, has been working at Children’s Minnesota for 14 years now. She is sharing all her favorite things about working at Children’s Minnesota below.

Children’s Minnesota patient family participates in Family Advocacy Day

Alexa and her family were one of several families cared for at different children’s hospitals across the country chosen to participate in the Children’s Hospital Association’s (CHA) Family Advocacy Day 2023.

Camp Odayin gives heart patients like Riley the support and confidence to thrive

Each year, approximately 40,000 babies are born in the United States with a heart problem, making congenital heart defects (CHD) the most common type of birth defect. Camp Odayin provides a fun, safe and supportive camp experiences for young people with heart disease and their families – like Riley.

Employee highlight: Shukri Jumale, Midwest Fetal Care Center program manager

In honor of Eid al-Adha, we are excited to highlight Children’s Minnesota kid expert and member of our Muslim Employee Resource Group (MERG), Shukri Jumale, Midwest Fetal Care Center program manager, to learn more about her role, involvement with MERG and how she’s celebrating Eid al-Adha this year.

It translates: Injury prevention videos make household safety tips accessible and equitable

While there are some safety education resources available in a few languages from various organizations, injury prevention material is unfortunately inaccessible to many of our families. Learn how the injury prevention program at Children's Minnesota is trying to change that.

Health advisory on social media use for kids and teens

Social media has negatively impacted the mental health of kids and teens everywhere. U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy released an advisory highlighting the harms of social media for kids and teens. Read more to learn about the risks of social media, signs to look out for, social media recommendations for families and resources available.

The Kid Experts bring cleft lip and palate patients and families together for a day of fun and connection

An estimated one out of every 1,000 children are born with a cleft lip. The Cleft and Craniofacial Clinic Family Fun Day will provide patients and families with opportunities to connect and share experiences. Sean and Liam's parents understand the value of those connections.

Pharmacy technician shares her career experience at Children’s Minnesota

Halia Vialkova, pharmacy technician, shares all her favorite things about working at Children's Minnesota.