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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.

Caroline Njau honored as a Notable BIPOC Executive

Caroline Njau, senior vice president of patient care services and chief nursing officer, has been recognized as a 2023 Notable BIPOC Executive by Twin Cities Business. 

Project ADAM Minnesota certifies Shakopee Public Schools as state’s first Heart Safe School district

Shakopee Public Schools is the first public school district in Minnesota to be certified as a Heart Safe School by Project ADAM Minnesota. When a school becomes a Project ADAM Heart Safe School, it means the school has successfully implemented a practiced plan to respond to sudden cardiac arrest.

Two Children’s Minnesota kid experts publish acute lymphoblastic leukemia study in Blood journal

Two kid experts, Dr. Nathan Gossai, pediatric oncologist and director of the leukemia and lymphoma program and Dr. Stuart S. Winter, chief of research and medical innovation, published a new study in the Blood journal about the prognostic significance of central nervous system (CNS) leukemic involvement in newly diagnosed T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia.

Children’s Minnesota and its collaborative partners among U.S. News & World Report Best Children’s Hospitals in 2 specialties

The annual Best Children’s Hospitals rankings and ratings are designed to assist families and their doctors in making informed decisions about where to receive care for challenging health conditions.

Pediatric hospitals with pediatric protocols: Strong outcomes for teens and young adults with cancer

Children’s Minnesota's Adolescent and Young Adult (AYA) Cancer program focuses on getting patients healthy and optimizing quality of life. We coordinate care with trained specialists in areas such as endocrinology, gynecology, genetics and genomic medicine, physical therapy and rehabilitation, psychologists, and registered dietitians and nutritionists, to further enhance and support the patient experience.

Gender health: Use chosen pronouns for more inclusive care

Pronouns are a way for people to express themselves and embody their true identities. Addressing patients by their chosen pronouns is not only inclusive care but also respectful and possibly lifesaving.

Current recommendations for diagnosing and treating pediatric allergies

Dr. Angela Kade Goepferd talks to board-certified pediatric allergist and immunologist Dr. Nicole Chase about the latest clinical information for allergies in kids.

Dr. Timothy Lander recognized as a Notable LGBTQ Executive

Beyond being an expert surgeon, Dr. Lander was recognized for his keen vision for innovative solutions that not only improve the patient care experience, but also achieve new efficiencies.

Children’s Minnesota kid expert appointed to the Children’s Cabinet Advisory Council

The advisory council seeks to have representation from health care leaders like Yinka, who provide valuable perspective in their role serving children and families, especially those from diverse and underrepresented communities.