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Dr. Angela Kade Goepferd honored by the Minnesota Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics

Children’s Minnesota congratulates Dr. Angela Kade Goepferd, chief education officer and medical director of the Gender Health program at Children’s Minnesota, for winning the Eric Dick Child Advocacy Award from the Minnesota Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics.

Advice from child psychologists about approaching the topic of suicide with pediatric patients

One way providers can help children and teens with their mental health is to simply talk about it – don’t be afraid to ask. If during a visit you feel concerned for your patient, don’t delay in starting the conversation.

Preparing for RSV: New prevention drug and 2023 forecast

A new FDA-approved RSV preventative drug called Beyfortus could be a game-changer in the fight against RSV during the upcoming fall and winter. Learn more about Beyfortus and what health experts are expecting the severity of RSV is going to be this year.

Diagnosing kids using family medical history or genetic testing, or both

In a Talking Pediatrics Crack the Case episode about family medical history and genetic testing, Dinel Pond, lead genetic counselor at Children’s Minnesota, discuss three cases that presented in the Minneapolis clinic, getting a comprehensive and useful family history, and tips to navigate (and explain) genetic testing with families.

Children’s Minnesota earns re-verification as a Level I Children’s Surgery Center by the American College of Surgeons

Children’s Minnesota is pleased to announce it has been re-verified as a Level I Children’s Surgery Center by the American College of Surgeons Children’s Surgery Verification Quality Improvement Program.

Children’s Minnesota welcomes Dr. Amy Bruzek to neurosurgery team

Children’s Minnesota would like to extend a warm welcome to neurosurgeon, Amy Bruzek, MD, to our neurosurgery program.

Kids and sleep: How primary care providers can help

More than one third of kids ages 4 months to 17 years old in the United States are sleeping less than what is recommended for their age range. In this Talking Pediatrics episode, host Dr. Angela Kade Goepferd and Dr. Ben Ryba-White, pediatric sleep medicine clinician, talk about the importance of sleep for kids and what primary care clinicians can do to help.

Intensive Care Follow-up Clinic expands to include cardiovascular care

Our Intensive Care Follow-up Clinic is expanding its service offerings to include more patients beyond neonatal intensive care. Cardiovascular care is one of the new services families can expect to be offered at the clinic.

Baby Aria: Surviving a rare combination of fetal cardiovascular and pulmonary diagnoses

Baby Aria's parents learned their unborn child had a rare combination of medical diagnoses which she overcame with the help of a multi-disciplinary care team at Children's Minnesota and the Midwest Fetal Care Center.

The Kid Experts from Children’s Minnesota attended the 2023 AAP National Conference

Children’s Minnesota was excited to be at the 2023 AAP National Conference. We had a booth in the exhibit hall staffed with our kid experts (and a Children’s Minnesota recruiter!) throughout the weekend.