The latest Children’s Minnesota stories in the news and press releases from across our hospitals and clinics.

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Dr. Michael Richards receives 2021 St. Baldrick’s Foundation Infrastructure Grant

Congratulations to Dr. Michael Richards for being awarded a $50,000 infrastructure grant from the St. Baldrick’s Foundation, the largest non-government funder of childhood cancer research grants. The grant will support the Cancer and Blood Disorders program at Children’s Minnesota in offering clinical trials for state-of-the-art pediatric cancer therapies.

Community Connect recognized by The Joint Commission and Kaiser Permanente

We are pleased to announce that the Community Connect program at Children’s Minnesota has been selected as a Top Finalist for the inaugural Bernard J. Tyson National Award for Excellence in Pursuit of Healthcare Equity by The Joint Commission and Kaiser Permanente.

Dr. Goepferd gives tips to parents of gender expansive kids on MPR’s Angela Davis show

Dr. Angela Kade Goepferd, medical director of the Gender Health program at Children’s Minnesota, recently joined Angela Davis on MPR News to talk about how children express gender identity and ways families can support gender expansive children and teens.

James Burroughs receives 2021 Champion of Change Award

Congratulations to James Burroughs, vice president, chief equity and inclusion officer, for being honored with the 2021 Champion of Change Award from the Minnesota Urban Debate League (MNUDL).

Born with spina bifida: Odin is cared for by the experts at the Midwest Fetal Care Center

When Darby, and her husband Brad, went in for a routine check-up at their family care provider in Fort Dodge, Iowa, the doctors diagnosed baby Muller with spina bifida, a birth defect that occurs when a section of the baby’s spinal column does not form properly and a gap appears.

Children’s Minnesota emergency medicine research focused on racial disparities receives awards from the American Academy of Pediatrics

Congratulations to Kelly Bergmann, DO, MS, director of research for the department of emergency medicine at Children’s Minnesota, for being awarded Best Overall Abstract in the Emergency Medicine section and the Advocacy Scholarship Recognition by the Emergency Medicine Advocacy Subcommittee at The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) 2021 Virtual National Conference & Exhibition.

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The five W’s of clinical guidelines

Children’s Minnesota has created a number of clinical practice guidelines for health professionals that incorporate a review of the evidence and provide clear recommendations for managing certain conditions. Learn more about how clinicians can use them in their practice to provide top quality care to our patients and families.

Ridgeview and Children’s Minnesota expand neonatal services to offer intensive care to premature babies in Waconia

Children’s Minnesota announced the expansion of its neonatal service offerings at Ridgeview’s hospital campus in Waconia, which will now offer families an enhanced Level II Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), caring for babies as young as 30 weeks gestational age.

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Children’s Minnesota to open its first inpatient mental health center at its St. Paul hospital

The new inpatient center will be the first in the east metro to treat kids under 12 years old and will be able to serve children with other complex medical conditions.

Dave Lundal among finalists for CIO of the Year Orbie Awards

Congratulations to Dave Lundal, vice president and chief information officer of Children’s Minnesota, for being selected as one of the finalists for the Twin Cities CIO of the Year Orbie Awards 2021!