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Expert care for adolescents and young adults: the Cancer and Blood Disorders Program at Children’s Minnesota

Medical treatments such as surgery, chemotherapy and radiation — while extremely important — are just part of the care plan at Children's Minnesota's Adolescent and Young Adult Cancer and Blood Disorders Program.

The Mother Baby Centers at United and Mercy recognized among best hospitals for maternity in the U.S.

The U.S. News & World Report’s inaugural list recognizes hospitals for their overall quality of care for uncomplicated pregnancies.

Community Connect recognized by The Joint Commission and Kaiser Permanente

We are pleased to announce that the Community Connect program at Children’s Minnesota has been selected as a Top Finalist for the inaugural Bernard J. Tyson National Award for Excellence in Pursuit of Healthcare Equity by The Joint Commission and Kaiser Permanente.

Dr. Goepferd gives tips to parents of gender expansive kids on MPR’s Angela Davis show

Dr. Angela Kade Goepferd, medical director of the Gender Health program at Children’s Minnesota, recently joined Angela Davis on MPR News to talk about how children express gender identity and ways families can support gender expansive children and teens.

Born with spina bifida: Odin is cared for by the experts at the Midwest Fetal Care Center

When Darby, and her husband Brad, went in for a routine check-up at their family care provider in Fort Dodge, Iowa, the doctors diagnosed baby Muller with spina bifida, a birth defect that occurs when a section of the baby’s spinal column does not form properly and a gap appears.

Children’s Minnesota emergency medicine research focused on racial disparities receives awards from the American Academy of Pediatrics

Congratulations to Kelly Bergmann, DO, MS, director of research for the department of emergency medicine at Children’s Minnesota, for being awarded Best Overall Abstract in the Emergency Medicine section and the Advocacy Scholarship Recognition by the Emergency Medicine Advocacy Subcommittee at The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) 2021 Virtual National Conference & Exhibition.

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The five W’s of clinical guidelines

Children’s Minnesota has created a number of clinical practice guidelines for health professionals that incorporate a review of the evidence and provide clear recommendations for managing certain conditions. Learn more about how clinicians can use them in their practice to provide top quality care to our patients and families.

Ridgeview and Children’s Minnesota expand neonatal services to offer intensive care to premature babies in Waconia

Children’s Minnesota announced the expansion of its neonatal service offerings at Ridgeview’s hospital campus in Waconia, which will now offer families an enhanced Level II Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), caring for babies as young as 30 weeks gestational age.

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Children’s Minnesota to open its first inpatient mental health center at its St. Paul hospital

The new inpatient center will be the first in the east metro to treat kids under 12 years old and will be able to serve children with other complex medical conditions.

The Mayo Clinic – Children’s Minnesota collaborating to enhance cardiovascular fellowship education and deliver the best patient outcomes

Hear from Dr. Brittany Graham, the Mayo Clinic – Children’s Minnesota Cardiovascular Collaboration's first cardiac intensive care fellow.