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Children’s Minnesota Expands Neonatal Virtual Care Services

MINNEAPOLIS (Feb. 20, 2020) – Children’s Minnesota is launching neonatal virtual care partnerships with six hospitals across Minnesota and in Wisconsin. Physicians at partnering locations now have 24/7 access to Children’s Minnesota’s Level IV neonatal expertise, the highest designation by the American Academy of Pediatrics. Recently, Children's Minnesota neonatology program was also ranked among the top in the country by U.S. News and World Report.

Children’s Minnesota nurses honored with DAISY Award for nursing excellence

Congratulations to the three nurses who were honored with a DAISY Award for their above-and-beyond care at Children’s Minnesota.

Children’s Minnesota awarded $75,000 grant from UCare to support health equity initiatives

Children’s Minnesota was awarded a $75,000 grant from UCare, a Twin Cities-based health plan, to support health equity programs designed to advance intercultural awareness among employees and further cultivate community relationships.

Children’s Minnesota announces Dave Lundal as Chief Information Officer and Vice President of Information Technology Services

As CIO, Lundal is responsible for the strategic direction and technical support of all information systems supporting Children’s Minnesota. He has more than 25 years of experience in health care information technology and leadership.

Children’s Minnesota in the news

Children’s Minnesota experts were featured in a variety of news segments across broadcast, print and online media.

Nurses of Color Employee Resource Group hosts first official meeting

The newly formed Children’s Minnesota Nurses of Color Employee Resource Group (NOC ERG) kicked off its first meeting on the St. Paul campus on Jan. 29. The NOC ERG, which now has more than 100 members, was created in the fall by a core group of nurses, leaders and the equity and inclusion team at Children’s Minnesota.

Children’s Minnesota in the news

Children’s Minnesota experts were featured in a variety of news segments across broadcast, print and online media.

New NIH Research Funding awarded to Dr. Kris Ann Schultz and her Global Team of Researchers

Children’s Minnesota physician Kris Ann Schultz, MD received the prestigious NIH/NCI R01-funding opportunity, entitled “Detecting DICER1: A global partnership to cure pediatric lung cancer,” which represents the first of its kind at Children’s.

Children’s Minnesota opens registration for the third annual Walk for Amazing fundraising event

Children’s Minnesota receives $30,000 grant from PetSmart Charities® to support pet healing program

MINNEAPOLIS – (January 9, 2019) – Children’s Minnesota received a $30,000 grant from PetSmart Charities to support the health care system’s Pets Assisting with Healing program in 2020. The grant will help fund program-related expenses including staffing, pet acquisition, training costs, equipment and supplies.