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Maria Christu recipient of Women’s Health Leadership TRUST award

Maria Christu, JD, chief legal officer and vice president of advocacy and health policy, was selected as a recipient of the 2019 Women’s Health Leadership TRUST Collaboration and Partnerships award.

Children’s Minnesota supports asthma management in schools through its $500,000 grant from Kohl’s Cares

Children’s Minnesota is using a $500,000, two-year grant from Kohl’s Cares to provide resources to Minneapolis and St. Paul Public Schools and the KIPP charter school.

Winter weather closures February 20, 2019

Due to winter weather conditions, some of our clinics’ hours are affected.

Setting the stage for kids to lead healthy lifestyles

Trevor Sawallish on trends and opportunities for ambulatory surgery centers

Trevor Sawallish, senior vice president of clinical operations and COO, spoke on industry trends and what Children’s recent accreditation as a Level I surgery center by the American College of Surgeons means for the organization.

Dr. Robert Tibesar on patient’s remarkable recovery after airway reconstruction surgery

Dr. Robert Tibesar, a pediatric otolaryngologist, commented on patient Zoey Ellis’ recovery after having airway reconstruction surgery to repair a block related to congenital high airway obstruction syndrome (CHAOS).

Dr. Mark Hudson speaks on the importance of teaching kids to use anatomical terms

Dr. Mark Hudson, medical director of the Midwest Children’s Resource Center, explains why parents should teach young children to use anatomical terms for their body parts.

Winter weather closures February 7, 2019

Due to winter weather conditions, some of our clinics’ hours are affected.

Dr. Angela Kade Goepferd on the impact hate speech has on teens

Dr. Angela Kade Goepferd, director of medical education, explains why teens are more vulnerable to the influences of hate speech.

Dr. Gigi Chawla and Dr. Anupama Kalaskar weigh in on challenges in diagnosing viral and bacterial respiratory illnesses in children

Dr. Gigi Chawla, chief of general pediatrics, and Dr. Anupama Kalaskaar, pediatric infectious disease specialist, spoke on the challenges conflicting testing recommendations pose for physicians diagnosing viral and bacterial respiratory illnesses in children.