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Children’s Minnesota joins the Mental Health Legislative Network and others at the State Capitol to call for increased investment in mental health services

Children’s Minnesota joined the Mental Health Legislative Network and others for a press conference at the Minnesota State Capitol to call for increased investments in mental health services.

Former patient’s dad donates $20,000 to Children’s Minnesota to honor his son’s memory

Jack Lester – the father of Marcus Tolbert, a former patient at Children’s Minnesota – donated $20,000 worth of money and gifts to Children’s Minnesota in the name of his late son.

Children’s Minnesota’s Developmental Pediatrics clinic receives donated care packages from Twin Cities Autism Foundation

Twin Cities Autism Foundation delivered 50 custom backpacks filled with special goodies for patients in the Developmental Pediatrics clinic at Children’s Minnesota’s Minneapolis campus. This event coincides with Autism Acceptance Month in April.

Children’s Minnesota hosts Sen. Amy Klobuchar for furniture safety press conference

Children’s Minnesota welcomed Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minnesota, to its Minneapolis hospital for a press conference where the senator called for the passage of legislation aimed to protect children from falling furniture.

Minnesota Wild forward Ryan Hartman donates more than $30,000 to Children’s Minnesota

The Minnesota Wild, with the help of team mascot Nordy, presented Children’s Minnesota with a check for more than $30,000 from forward Ryan Hartman.

Children’s Minnesota physicians recognized as Rising Stars by Mpls.St.Paul Magazine

Congratulations to the 85 Children’s Minnesota physicians recognized by Mpls.St.Paul Magazine as 2022 Top Doctors: Rising Stars. The eighth edition of the Top Doctors: Rising Stars list highlights up-and-coming physicians who have been fully licensed to practice for approximately 10 years or less and are recognized for their achievements by peers.

Jennifer Olson, COO of Children’s Minnesota, shares insights in leading Twin Cities health care forum

Two years since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, executives from the largest health care organizations in the Twin Cities came together to talk about the future of health care and the challenges ahead. Jennifer Olson, senior vice president and chief operating officer at Children’s Minnesota, participated as one of five panelists in the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal Health Care Update to provide insights on various topics, from workforce shortages to ongoing diversity efforts and the current mental health crisis among kids.

Children’s Minnesota’s volunteer helpers featured on KSTP-TV

Children’s Minnesota’s volunteer helpers made headlines this week on KSTP-TV for donating their time to help support our clinical staff and patient families.

Dr. Marc Gorelick honored as one of Becker’s great leaders in health care

Congratulations to Dr. Marc Gorelick, president and CEO, for being recognized as one of the Great Leaders in Healthcare 2022 by Becker’s Hospital Review. The publication honored 113 leaders at health organizations across the United States.

CDC study finds COVID-19 may increase risk of diabetes in children

Pediatricians and other health experts are noticing a concerning trend in kids during the COVID-19 pandemic – an increase in diabetes. We talked with a pediatric endocrinologist at Children's Minnesota to help parents understand what new research from the CDC means for their family.