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Children’s Minnesota uses technology to address social determinants of health

Children’s Minnesota addresses the social determinants of health by connecting patients in need with community resources using new technology, NowPow.

James Burroughs II joins Children’s Minnesota as first chief equity and inclusion officer

Children’s Minnesota hires James Burroughs II as the organization’s first chief equity and inclusion officer in hopes of increasing diversity throughout the organization.

Dr. Friedrichsdorf talks with the New York Times about taking the pain out of needles

Dr. Stefan Friedrichsdorf, medical director of pain and palliative care, spoke with the New York Times about Children’s Minnesota’s Comfort Promise initiative.

Dr. Gigi Chawla talks adverse childhood experiences with TPT-PBS

Dr. Gigi Chawla, chief of general pediatrics, appeared in a five-part TPT-PBS docu-series about adverse childhood experiences and trauma.

Eriq Nelson on how Star Studio helps patients at Children’s Minnesota

Eriq Nelson, Star Studio producer and talent, explains the how the wrap-around care services, such as Star Studio, offered at Children’s Minnesota help kids and families.

Dr. Stephen Nelson and Ray Blaylark speak at the Minnesota Sickle Cell Coalition

Dr. Stephen Nelson, medical director of the vascular anomalies center at Children’s Minnesota, and Ray Blaylark, sickle cell patient health advocate, attended the Minnesota Sickle Cell Coalition to speak on racial disparities in sickle cell disease and the need for people of color on patient care teams.

Dr. Pamela Niksich explains the importance of HPV vaccinations

Dr. Pamela Niksich, pediatrician at Partners in Pediatrics Brooklyn Park Clinic, wrote on the importance of HPV vaccinations and best practices for pediatricians and general practitioners.

Children’s Level 4 Pediatric Epilepsy Center uses combination of new technologies to help patients with epilepsy

Dr. Nitin Agarwal, an epileptologist, and Dr. Joseph Petronio, a neurosurgeon, used a combination of new technologies - stereoelectroencephalography (sEEG) and the Rosa robot - to eliminate seizures for 10-year-old epilepsy patient Nicole.

Santa, Mrs. Claus and St. Paul police deliver gifts to Children’s Minnesota

Santa, Mrs. Claus and St. Paul police department made their sixteenth annual visit to Children’s Minnesota to bring gifts to kids staying in the St. Paul hospital during the holidays.

Dr. Gigi Chawla discusses New Year’s resolutions for families

Dr. Gigi Chawla, chief of general pediatrics, appeared on the WCCO Mid-Morning show to talk about age-appropriate New Year’s resolutions for families and children.