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Anna Youngerman honored as one of 2019 Women in Business for leadership

She is being recognized in part for her work to advance new ways for Children’s to be an effective partner to families and the community.

Children’s Minnesota Announces Five-Year Contract Extension with President and CEO Dr. Marc Gorelick

Children’s Minnesota announced that it has agreed with President and CEO Dr. Marc Gorelick to extend the term of his employment agreement another five years through 2024.

Dr. Anupam Kharbanda discusses summer safety

Dr. Anupam Kharbanda, chief of critical care services, joined the WCCO Mid-Morning Show to talk about summer safety.

Community Caregivers: Samreen Vora, MD

Samreen Vora, MD, medical director of the Simulation Center, was profiled by Minnesota Physician as a Community Caregiver. Dr. Vora was honored for her work at the Indus Hospital in Karachi, Pakistan, where she spent a month teaching and working in emergency medicine, and worked to develop the hospital’s simulation program.

Children’s Minnesota’s Jim Leste named to Nexus board of directors

Jim Leste, vice president of support operations, interim senior director of surgical specialties at Children's Minnesota was named to the Nexus board of directors.

Pediatric trauma training brings teams together

The Children's Minnesota Simulation team provides education and training to physicians and clinicians throughout the region.

Children’s Minnesota nurse receives volunteer service award

Congratulations to Children’s Minnesota RN Lora Stege Koppel, who recently received the first Dr. Jim Sidman Service Award from Children’s Surgery International (CSI) – a nonprofit that organizes international volunteer trips for health care professionals with the purpose of sharing medical knowledge with local practitioners.

Nurses Week profile: Tracy Engels, RN, MSN

We’re celebrating Nurses Week by taking the time to recognize the incredible nurses in our lives. Meet Tracy Engels, RN, MSN from the Infant Apnea Program.

Dr. Jerstad explains extreme shyness

Dr. Sarah Jerstad, pediatric psychologist at Children’s Minnesota, talked to Minnesota Parent about extreme shyness.

Dr. Sheldon Berkowitz honored with Trust Builder Award

Children’s Minnesota is proud to announce that Dr. Sheldon Berkowitz, MD, recently received the TrustHCS Trust Builder Award for his work with Children's Clinical Documentation Improvement (CDI) program.