Children’s Minnesota leaders Dr. Emily Chapman and Dr. Gabrielle Hester talk about the urgency of addressing health disparities. “We must be transparent about our shortcomings as health care institutions and actively work to address the implicit, institutional and structural biases that impact quality of care. Because only when we know what the problem is, can we begin to address it.”
News, updates and stories from the Advocacy and Health Policy team at Children’s.
Children’s Minnesota emphasizes investing in communities of color and improving representation during health equity roundtable with Senator Tina Smith
James Burroughs, Children’s Minnesota’s chief equity and inclusion officer, participated in a virtual health equity roundtable discussion organized by Minnesota Senator Tina Smith on Monday. The panel included the Senator as well as participants from a variety of health care and community organizations across Minnesota representing communities of color and Native Americans.
Helping families navigate social factors that impact health – Community Connect featured as part of Minnesota Hospital Association campaign
Minnesota Hospital Association (MHA) featured Children’s Minnesota’s innovative Community Connect program as part of MHA’s Healthy Communities campaign. The campaign highlights the work of hospitals throughout the state providing solutions and support beyond medical care that improve the health and lives of Minnesotans.
Children’s Minnesota recently participated in the Children’s Hospitals Association Family Advocacy Day.
Gun violence is a public health issue. Similar to other public health issues, we can’t tackle them with one single answer.
At Children’s Minnesota, it is our vision to be every family’s partner in raising healthier children. That means advocating for policies, education and awareness that will create healthier, more secure and happy lives for all kids.
Children’s Minnesota is urging our U.S. senators and representatives to protect children and extend CHIP funding immediately. Children’s health shouldn’t be a partisan issue.
Children’s MN Takes to Capitol Hill: Children’s Hospital Association Speak Now For Kids Advocacy Day
In July, Children’s participated in the Children’s Hospital Association’s Family Advocacy Day in Washington D.C.
The Brorson family’s world turned upside down when their three-week-old son, Brayden, was diagnosed with cancer. Brayden is now an active five-year–old thanks to the health care coverage he received through Medicaid. Learn more about the important role medical assistance plays in caring for children, and join our advocacy network today.
In early childhood, physical, cognitive, emotional and social development occur at a rate that far exceeds any other stage of human life.