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Children’s Minnesota neurosurgery program recognized by Becker’s Hospital Review as a top spine and neuroscience program

Children’s Minnesota is thrilled to announce Becker’s Hospital Review recognized the organization’s neurosurgery program on its list of 70 hospitals and health systems with spine and neuroscience programs to know in 2023.

Children’s Minnesota’s health equity team recognized as a finalist for The Root Cause Coalition’s 2023 Health Justice Award

The Health Justice Award recognizes organizations that have successfully implemented a program or intervention to reduce health disparities. Children's Minnesota's health equity team was recognized for championing community-based vaccine clinics for children and families.

Children’s Minnesota health equity team recognized for health equity improvement efforts

The Health Equity team at Children’s Minnesota has been honored as a Top Finalist for the 2023 Bernard J. Tyson National Award for Excellence in Pursuit of Healthcare Equity by The Joint Commission and Kaiser Permanente.

Sexual health: Preventing and treating HIV, STIs in adolescents and teens

The CDC estimates that consistently one-fifth of newly diagnosed people with HIV in the U.S. annually are adolescents and young adults. Dr. Angela Kade Goepferd, chief education officer and medical director of the Gender Health program, and Dr. Katy Miller, medical director of the adolescent health program, share their thoughts about how to educate young patients to prevent STIs and stay safe.

Novel drug is potential game changer for acute lymphoblastic leukemia

A new antibody-drug conjugate (ADC) that targets B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia (B-ALL) is showing early promise in the fight against childhood leukemia. ALL is a cancer that involves the white blood cells of the bone marrow. It is the most common leukemia diagnosed in children and young adults.

Fellowship for pediatric otolaryngology and facial plastic surgery in Ethiopia will provide life-changing care

Access to life-changing care will improve for children with cleft lip, cleft palate, and other head and neck malformations in Ethiopia thanks to a first-of-its-kind fellowship created with the guidance of two kid experts in the ear, nose and throat (ENT) and facial plastic surgery program at Children’s Minnesota.

Twins Madison and Peyton born with same heart condition now reaching milestones after procedure

The twins were born three months premature with their patent ductus arteriosus’ (PDA) still open. The Kid Experts at Children’s Minnesota developed a standard guideline and protocol for preterm babies requiring transcatheter closure of their PDA, meaning Madison and Peyton were in the best hands possible.

Children’s Minnesota physicians recognized as 2023 Top Doctors by Minnesota Monthly

Children’s Minnesota is proud to congratulate 173 professional staff members who have been recognized as 2023 Top Doctors by Minnesota Monthly magazine. The annual list was determined by a survey of thousands of licensed doctors in the Twin Cities.

Children’s Minnesota doctor awarded with $100,000 childhood cancer research grant from Hyundai Hope On Wheels

During the event, children battling cancer participated in Hyundai Hope On Wheels’ signature Handprint Ceremony, in which they dipped their hands in paint and placed their handprints on a white 2023 Hyundai Tucson.

Andy Rowe, neonatal transport coordinator, receives Caregiver of the Year award from MHA

As coordinator of neonatal transport services, Andy leads the team responsible for the safe transfer of approximately 500 newborns annually to the pediatric health system’s neonatal intensive care units (NICU).