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.
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.
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!
Dr. Gigi Chawla featured in Metro Doctors, shares her best practices for physicians finding and using their authentic voice
Dr. Gigi Chawla, MD, MHA, vice president and chief of general pediatrics at Children’s Minnesota and medical director of Reach Out and Read Minnesota, was featured in the fall 2021 issue of Metro Doctors titled, “Advocacy beyond the clinic.”
Children’s Minnesota Partners in Pediatrics clinics in Maple Grove and Plymouth rank as the Best Pediatrics Practices
Children’s Minnesota's primary care clinics, Partners in Pediatrics, in Maple Grove and Plymouth were recognized as the Best Pediatric Practices in their respective cities for 2021.
Dr. Angela Kade Goepferd, medical director of the Gender Health program at Children’s Minnesota, was invited to the governor’s order to talk about why the ban is important for LGBTQ kids.
Children’s Minnesota's Vice President, Chief of General Pediatrics, Dr. Gigi Chawla, was featured on the cover of the Mpls.St.Paul Magazine 2021 Top Doctors issue, along with a feature story about her career. This is the second time for Dr. Chawla to receive this honor. In the feature story, Dr. Chawla talks about the changes to pediatrics in her 20 years of practice.
Star Tribune and Twin Cities PBS showcases how Children’s Minnesota is tackling racial health disparities
Children’s Minnesota made headlines in the Star Tribune and Twin Cities PBS, with in-depth interviews focused on how the health care system is facing racial disparities head-on. The story features James Burroughs, chief equity and inclusion officer at Children's Minnesota, and Dr. Gabrielle Hester, medical director of quality improvement at Children's Minnesota.
Children’s Minnesota’s president and CEO talks about the Chauvin verdicts and what’s ahead in the fight against systemic racism
After the Derek Chauvin guilty verdicts, Dr. Marc Gorelick, president and CEO of Children’s Minnesota, spoke with the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal about his reaction and the work that’s still ahead to ensure true equity.
For one family, Vikings game day turned into something very memorable as they welcomed their new baby just before kickoff. Super fan John Olson and Liz Glasser shared their story and experience with Children’s Minnesota with the Minnesota Vikings.