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Children’s Minnesota Hospital Board of Directors Adds Five New Members

Children’s Minnesota announced the appointment of five new members to its hospital board of directors, as well as the full slate of officers and board members for 2020. Joining the hospital board of directors are Matt Bilunas, Linda Hall, Jim Leslie, Jill Schurtz and Carolyn Smallwood.

A successful send-off: Improving the inpatient discharge process

Our goal is to create a standard inpatient discharge process that ensures families feel comfortable, involved and equipped to care for their child at home.

Senator Tina Smith visits Children’s Minnesota to discuss insulin affordability

Minnesota Senator Tina Smith recently visited Children’s Minnesota to discuss issues that face families with kids suffering from childhood diabetes.

Children’s in the news 11/5/2019

Children’s Minnesota experts were featured in a variety of news segments across broadcast, print and online media. The below are highlights of coverage from October 2019.

Patsy Stinchfield, PNP, honored with Nancy Ford Springer Health Achievement Award for vaccination advocacy work

Congratulations to Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Patsy Stinchfield on being selected by the National Meningitis Association (NMA) Board of Directors as this year’s recipient of NMA’s Nancy Ford Springer Health Achievement Award!

Children’s Minnesota nurse honored for dedication to diversity and advocacy work in 2019 March of Dimes Nurse of the Year Awards

Eighteen Children's Minnesota nurses were honored during the March of Dimes Nurse of the Year award, seventeen as finalists and one as a winner in the diversity and advocacy category.

Children’s Minnesota recognized for efforts to protect patients from influenza

Children’s Minnesota St. Paul campus was recognized by the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) for achieving high influenza vaccination rates among facility employees during the 2018-19 flu season.

The 2019 AAP National Conference

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) National Conference brings together over 10,000 health care professionals from all over the United States to discuss and educate health professionals on the important, relevant and modern updates happening in pediatrics. This year’s conference is Oct. 25-29, 2019, in New Orleans, LA.

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Discussing mental health with your child

Parents often have difficulty identifying when their child may be struggling with mental health. Just how big of an issue is this and how can parents support their child?