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Lifesaving treatment for the most critically ill babies: Children’s Minnesota’s award-winning ECMO program

We talked with Dr. Lia Gravari, associate medical director of ECMO for the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) at Children’s Minnesota, about ECMO, how it helps save babies and the award-winning ECMO program at Children’s Minnesota.

Children’s Minnesota announces new cancer and blood disorders program medical director

Children’s Minnesota is pleased to announce Dr. Susan Kearney as the new medical director of the cancer and blood disorders program as of July 1, 2021.

Children’s Minnesota expanding access to pediatric pain services

Children’s Minnesota is bringing expert pain care to more kids thanks to expanded access within the Pediatric Pain, Palliative Care and Integrated Medicine (PPCIM) Program.

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 infection preventionist honored with DAISY Award for advancing health equity

Congratulations to Adriene Thornton, BSN, MA, CIC, FAPIC, infection preventionist at Children’s Minnesota, for being honored, as part of the Twin Cities Black Nurses Rock chapter, with a DAISY Award for advancing health equity!

Children’s Minnesota ranks among Best Children’s Hospitals in U.S. News & World Report

Children’s Minnesota’s pulmonology and diabetes programs recognized among the best programs in the country

Children’s Minnesota: the largest pediatric cancer and blood disorders program in the region

Within our cancer and blood disorders program, our team of specialists and subspecialists work both together and independently to treat kids and young adults facing a wide variety of serious conditions, all within a single health system.

Children’s Minnesota represented at the 2021 Pediatric Academic Societies meeting

The 2021 meeting of the Pediatric Academic Societies kicked off virtually May 1-4. During the opening days of the meeting, Children’s Minnesota shared their pediatric expertise with meeting participants.

Children’s Minnesota physician receives Emerging Scientist Award from Children’s Cancer Research Fund

Children’s Minnesota is pleased to announced Dr. Nathan Gossai has received an Emerging Scientist Award for 2021 from Children’s Cancer Research Fund. The award is a $100,000 grant designed to develop the independent research of exceptional investigators still early in their careers.

Hillery Smith Shay, MBA, joins Children’s Minnesota as vice president of marketing and communications

Children’s Minnesota is pleased to announce Hillery Smith Shay, MBA, as its new vice president of marketing and communications, effective immediately. In her new role, Shay will provide leadership and strategic direction for organizational communications, marketing and brand strategy, and outreach functions.