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The importance of the flu vaccine

Patsy Stinchfield joined other health care leaders at a National Foundation for Infectious Diseases press conference on the upcoming flu season.

The facts and myths about the flu shot

Vaccine specialist Joe Kurland joined KARE-TV's Gordon Severson to discuss the flu vaccine.

Advocating for children’s health coverage

Kelly Wolfe, public policy director, spoke with Modern Healthcare about the need for Medicaid funding for children in Minnesota.

Children’s Minnesota’s fourth annual Shine Bright Bash raises more than $395,000 to support Cancer Kids Fund

MINNEAPOLIS – (September 11, 2017) – More than 400 guests filled the Minneapolis Event Center on Saturday, September 9, for Children’s Minnesota’s Shine Bright Bash, raising more than $395,000 for Children’s Cancer Kids Fund.

State Fair fun brought to Children’s Minnesota

Children’s Minnesota, in partnership with Great Clips, hosted “The Great Fair” at the Minneapolis hospital campus.

Children’s recognized in Best of Business 2017 list

Children’s Minnesota was selected as the best hospital in Twin Cities Business Magazine's Best of Business 2017 list.

Roxanne Fernandes, CNO, named to Becker’s Hospital Review list

Roxanne Fernandes, chief nursing officer, was featured in Becker’s Hospital Review’s “60+ hospital and health system CNOs to know 2017” list.

Dr. Robb Doss shares advice on concussion prevention

Dr. Robb Doss, co-director of the pediatric concussion clinic, shared tips on concussion prevention and spoke about the importance of immediate treatment.

Emily Chapman named chief medical officer

Emily Chapman, MD, was named chief medical officer and vice president of medical affairs as of July 2017.

Children’s Minnesota names Emily Chapman, MD, as next chief medical officer

MINNEAPOLIS – (August 1, 2017) – Children’s Minnesota (Children’s) is pleased to announce Emily Chapman, MD, as its new chief medical officer (CMO) and vice president of medical affairs. Dr. Chapman has been at Children’s for more than 10 years and previously served as vice chief medical officer. She officially began her new role on July 5, 2017.