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Pediatric clinical ethics promote good clinical practice

In the episode, “Crack the Case: Conundrums in Pediatric Ethics,” Dr. Wolfe and Dr. Bryan Fate, general pediatrician at Children’s Minnesota, discuss real cases seen in our clinics and the underlying ethical principles that were used to make medical decisions.

Preventing and treating Lyme disease: What clinicians need to know

With summer on its way, that means mosquito and tick season are also back. While the majority of insect bites are not something to worry about, health experts are warning clinicians to stay alert on deer ticks and Lyme disease. Read more to learn about the symptoms to look out for and prevention steps.

Dr. Emily Chapman named one of Becker’s Patient Safety Experts to Know

The list honors proponents of patient harm reduction, disease management, patient journey improvement and more.

Dr. Brianne Roby honored with prestigious Harris P. Mosher Award

The honor was given in recognition of the excellence of Dr. Roby’s thesis in otolaryngology clinical research. Harris P. Mosher, MD, was a pioneer in the development of modern-day otolaryngology.

Perspective: Stress and anxiety in kids and teens

Dr. Angela Kade Goepferd, pediatrician and chief education officer at Children's Minnesota, discussed youth mental health and how clinicians can help in the Talking Pediatrics podcast episode, “The Impact of Anxiety and Stress on Kids and Families,” with Dr. Sara Gonzales Rodriguez, pediatric psychologist at Children’s Minnesota.

Harriet’s story: Rare fetal heart tumor successfully removed by maternal-fetal-cardiology team

At their 20-week ultrasound, Hannah and Josh learned their unborn daughter had an extremely rare cardiac tumor called a pericardial teratoma, which can grow to compress her tiny heart and result in cardiac failure Their baby Harriet’s chance of survival was less than 40 percent. From 2000-2020, only 55 fetal pericardial teratomas were reported worldwide.

When mechanical circulatory support and transplantation are required to save a young life

Collaborative cardiovascular care turned a life-threatening condition into a second chance for a 17-year-old male who needed a left ventricular assist device as a bridge to heart transplantation.

Business Journal honors four Children’s Minnesota Kid Experts as 2023 Health Care Heroes

Children’s Minnesota is thrilled to announce the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal selected four of our Kid Experts as 2023 Health Care Heroes.

66 Children’s Minnesota physicians recognized as Rising Stars by Mpls.St.Paul Magazine

The ninth edition of the Top Doctors: Rising Stars list highlights up-and-coming physicians who have been fully licensed to practice for approximately 10 years or less and are recognized for their achievements by peers.

Children’s Minnesota announces updated ENT and Facial Plastic Surgery subspecialty leadership

Children’s Minnesota is excited to announce that due to growth in the Cleft and Craniofacial program, the specialties are being split into their own respective multidisciplinary subspecialty programs.