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James C. Burroughs II joins Children’s Theatre Company to talk about racial injustice

James C. Burroughs II, senior vice president, government and community relations, chief equity and inclusion officer at Children’s Minnesota, was invited to join the Children’s Theatre Company (CTC) on Saturday, March 19, 2022, for a post-show conversation after their play, “Something Happened in Our Town.”

Get to know more about bleeding disorders

And, at Children’s Minnesota’s Center for Bleeding and Clotting Disorders, we treat more than 1,000 children with blood disorders each year.

How to talk to your kids about war and conflict

Dr. Sarah Jerstad, clinical director of psychological services at Children’s Minnesota, shares tips for parents on talking to kids about war and conflict.

One family turns heartbreak into giving back

Vanessa was born with hydrocephalus, and because of that, she spent a lot of her life receiving care at Children’s Minnesota. At age 12, Vanessa sadly passed away. In her honor, hundreds showed up to shop for donations for Children's Minnesota.

Celebrating Women’s History Month: employee of 40 years shares more

We talked with Nancy Schult, neonatal nurse practitioner, about her 40-year career at Children’s Minnesota and what this month means to her.

Celebrating Women’s History Month: employee of 26.5 years shares more

We talked with Des Wallace, lead human resources business partner, about her 26.5-year career at Children’s Minnesota and what Women’s History Month means to her.

Celebrating Women’s History Month: senior project manager shares more

We talked with Natalia Meshkova, senior project manager, about her five-and-a-half years at Children’s Minnesota and what Women’s History Month means to her.

Diabetes patient, Oscar, receives Virtual Player Honoree experience at U.S. Men’s National Team FIFA World Cup qualifier match

Oscar, who lives with Type 1 diabetes, got hooked on soccer from the moment he started playing in his city’s recreational league. Recently, he was able to participate in the Virtual Player Honoree Program at the U.S. Men's National Team’s World Cup qualifying match against Honduras at Allianz Field in St. Paul, Minnesota.

Stop terrorizing transgender kids

Gender affirming care for transgender youth has long been supported by several professional medical societies, including the American Academy of Pediatrics, who have urged that youth who identify as transgender have access to comprehensive, gender affirming and developmentally appropriate care.

Tips for families to stay safe on vacation

After two years of the COVID-19 pandemic, many families are eager to travel and get out of town for a spring break vacation. The good news is the omicron surge has been fading and more parents and kids are vaccinated – making travel safer. If families plan to travel, what steps can they take to balance staying safe and still having fun, relaxing and recharging?