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Community Caregivers: Kendra Gram

Kendra Gram, cardiac intensive care physician at Children's, was profiled in Minnesota Physician for her volunteer work.

MPR: Five tips to help kids become adventurous eaters

Tricia Armstrong, speech pathologist, shared tips to becoming a more adventurous eater.

Children’s Minnesota recognized for record in PICU

Children's Minnesota was recognized for going 3,464 days in total without a central line-associated bloodstream infection (CLABSI).

Children’s Minnesota receives Magnet Recognition Program® designation

Children’s is the only free-standing pediatric system in the state to be recognized by the American Nurses Credentialing Center for excellence in nursing.

New technique developed to better identify risk for appendicitis

Dr. Anupam Kharbanda worked with a team at HealthPartners to develop a technique used to better identify a patient's risk for appendicitis.

Children’s Minnesota and HealthPartners Develop Technique to Improve Appendicitis Care for Pediatric Patients

The organization used funding from a National Institutes of Health five-year, $3.1 million grant

Minnesota Wild’s Eric Staal visits Children’s Minnesota

Minnesota Wild player Eric Staal celebrated a recent hat trick with a trip to Children's to visit patients and families.

Traffic advisory in St. Paul, March 10, 2018

We anticipate high traffic volumes and road closures near our St. Paul campus on Saturday, March 10, during the St. Paul St. Patrick’s Day Lucky Palooza event. Please be aware of detours in the area and allow yourself extra time to reach your destination.

Winter weather closures

Due to winter weather conditions, some of our clinics are closed or will be closing early today:

What to know during this rough flu season

Patsy Stinchfield, senior director of infection prevention and control, spoke with Mike Mulcahy at MPR about the 2016/2017 flu season.