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Equity and inclusion at Children’s Minnesota: Our call-to-action

“I feel a little nervous when I talk about equity and inclusion because this is some of the most important work we can do for our patients and families, so we need to get it right,” said James Burroughs, chief equity and inclusion officer at Children’s Minnesota during his opening remarks at Grand Rounds on Feb. 6.

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Children’s Minnesota expands Neonatal Virtual Care services

Children’s Minnesota is launching neonatal virtual care partnerships with six hospitals across Minnesota and in Wisconsin, giving them 24/7 access to Level IV neonatal expertise.

Children’s Minnesota nurses honored with DAISY Award for nursing excellence

Congratulations to the three nurses who were honored with a DAISY Award for their above-and-beyond care at Children’s Minnesota.

Nurses of Color Employee Resource Group hosts first official meeting

The newly formed Children’s Minnesota Nurses of Color Employee Resource Group (NOC ERG) kicked off its first meeting on the St. Paul campus on Jan. 29. The NOC ERG, which now has more than 100 members, was created in the fall by a core group of nurses, leaders and the equity and inclusion team at Children’s Minnesota.

New NIH Research Funding awarded to Dr. Kris Ann Schultz and her Global Team of Researchers

Children’s Minnesota physician Kris Ann Schultz, MD received the prestigious NIH/NCI R01-funding opportunity, entitled “Detecting DICER1: A global partnership to cure pediatric lung cancer,” which represents the first of its kind at Children’s.

A successful send-off: Improving the inpatient discharge process

Our goal is to create a standard inpatient discharge process that ensures families feel comfortable, involved and equipped to care for their child at home.

Senator Tina Smith visits Children’s Minnesota to discuss insulin affordability

Minnesota Senator Tina Smith recently visited Children’s Minnesota to discuss issues that face families with kids suffering from childhood diabetes.

Patsy Stinchfield, PNP, honored with Nancy Ford Springer Health Achievement Award for vaccination advocacy work

Congratulations to Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Patsy Stinchfield on being selected by the National Meningitis Association (NMA) Board of Directors as this year’s recipient of NMA’s Nancy Ford Springer Health Achievement Award!

Children’s Minnesota nurse honored for dedication to diversity and advocacy work in 2019 March of Dimes Nurse of the Year Awards

Eighteen Children's Minnesota nurses were honored during the March of Dimes Nurse of the Year award, seventeen as finalists and one as a winner in the diversity and advocacy category.

Children’s Minnesota recognized for efforts to protect patients from influenza

Children’s Minnesota St. Paul campus was recognized by the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) for achieving high influenza vaccination rates among facility employees during the 2018-19 flu season.