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Children’s Minnesota presents on adolescent contraceptives to Mercy Hospital pediatricians

Kate O'Flynn O'Brien, MD, board certified obstetrician-gynecologist with Children’s Minnesota Gynecology team presented “Contraceptive Update” to the Mercy Hospital pediatrics section on Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2020.

Announcing new director of cardiovascular services

Elizabeth Wagner, DNP, APRN will be taking on the role as director of cardiovascular services. Elizabeth joined Children’s Minnesota in 2016 as the heart failure/heart transplant manager. She has provided leadership to the ECMO department since 2019 as patient care manager and recently as interim patient care manager to CV perioperative services. Elizabeth has extensive experience in pediatric cardiology and cardiac surgery as a nurse, advanced practice provider and leader. Under her leadership and partnership with Dr. Eric Edens and Dr. Robroy MacIver, Children’s Minnesota successfully built a cardiovascular transplant program. We are confident that Elizabeth’s passion, experience and dedication will help to further the growth of our Cardiovascular Institute.

Patsy Stinchfield among Notable Heroes in Health Care 2020

Patsy is among several health care industry professionals who have shown the ability to effect change, demonstrated a willingness to share expertise, and are committed to working toward solutions that improve lives in our community.

Children’s Minnesota’s new Interventional Radiology suite

Children’s Minnesota now has an Interventional Radiology suite on our Minneapolis campus. We are excited to join together to continue to improve patient-care quality and provide remarkable care.

Health experts share their insights about COVID-19 and kids in Minnesota Family Physician magazine

In the fall 2020 edition of Minnesota Family Physician magazine, Children’s Minnesota clinicians shared their expertise on the impact COVID-19 has had on kids, covering COVID-19 epidemiology, clinical trends and mental health considerations.

Celebrating Diwali at Children’s Minnesota

Learn more about Diwali and how it is celebrated around the world, and at Children's Minnesota.

Children’s Minnesota 2021 summer nurse internship program

Children’s Minnesota is now accepting applications for our 2021 summer nurse internship program!

Children’s Minnesota Announces Interim Chief Nursing Officer

Children’s Minnesota is pleased to announce that Anne Boisclair-Fahey, APRN, CNP, DNP, has accepted the role of Interim Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) effective January 1, 2021.

Allina physician presents on opioid use and opioid disorder in pregnancy

Laura Colicchia, MD, a maternal-fetal-medicine physician with Minnesota Perinatal Physicians - Allina Health, presented during a virtual opioid video conference series hosted by St. Gabriel’s Hospital in Little Falls, Minn on Wed., Oct. 28, 2020.

Dr. Angela Kade Goepferd discusses gender evolution at TEDxMinneapolis

Kids today are exploring gender identity more than ever. Angela Kade Goepferd, MD, chief education officer and medical director of the Gender Health program at Children’s Minnesota, talked about the evolution of gender at the recent TEDxMinneapolis virtual event “Adaptation.”