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Children’s Minnesota attains Level I Children’s Surgery Center verification by the American College of Surgeons

Children’s Minnesota has been verified as a Level I Children’s Surgery Center by the American College of Surgeons Children’s Surgery Verification Quality Improvement Program (ACS CSV).

Congratulations to Children’s Minnesota endowed chair recipients

Children's is proud to announce the honoring of Joseph B. Lillegard, MD, PhD, inaugural chair holder of the Dr. Jim Sidman Endowed Chair in Fetal Research, and Brad A. Feltis, MD, PhD, inaugural chair holder of the Dr. Carol L. Wells Endowed Chair in Fetal Surgery.

Children’s Minnesota in the process of becoming a Level I ACS Verified Surgery Center

Children’s is in the process to become a Level I ACS Verified Surgery Center. This is the highest level of distinction for hospitals that perform complex surgical procedures in newborns, children and teens.

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The state of pediatric health care

Investing in our children is the single best thing we can do to ensure a brighter and more successful future – for them, for our state and for our country.

Children’s Minnesota Top Doctors recognized by Minnesota Monthly Magazine

Children’s is proud to congratulate the 158 physicians who were recognized as 2018 Top Doctors by Minnesota Monthly magazine.

Children’s Minnesota names Pam VanHazinga as next chief nursing officer and vice president patient care services

Children’s Minnesota (Children’s) is pleased to announce Pam VanHazinga, MBA, BSN, RN, as its new chief nursing officer (CNO) and vice president of patient care services.

Children’s Minnesota Outstanding Nurses recognized by Mpls.St.Paul Magazine

Mpls.St.Paul Magazine celebrated excellence in Twin Cities nursing by toasting more than 65 finalists and recognizing 17 winners of the coveted Outstanding Nurses Awards in August. Children’s nurses represented 11 of the finalists and three of the winners at the event.

Children’s Top Doctors recognized by Mpls.St.Paul Magazine

197 Children’s physicians were recognized by Mpls.St.Paul Magazine as 2018 Top Doctors. The 22nd edition of the list includes more than 800 doctors from across the Twin Cities.

Children’s Minnesota achieves Magnet® recognition for nursing excellence

Children’s is the only free-standing pediatric system in the state to be recognized by the American Nurses Credentialing Center for excellence in nursing.

Collaborating on new therapies for hypoplastic left heart syndrome

Children’s Minnesota and Mayo Clinic recently announced a formal collaboration focused on developing new treatments to prevent heart failure for hypoplastic left heart syndrome (HLHS), a rare form of congenital heart disease in which the left side of a child’s heart is severely underdeveloped.