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Children’s Minnesota improves health of children with on-site attorney

Brianna Boone spoke with the Star Tribune about how her role as the designated attorney at Children’s Minnesota helps patient families.

First Give initiative at Children’s welcomes Native American babies to the world

The First Gift program provides moccasins to American Indian babies at Children’s Minnesota.

Dr. Carrie Borchardt discusses rise in ADHD diagnoses

Dr. Carrie Borchardt spoke with the Star Tribune about a new study that showed an increase in ADHD diagnoses.

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New AAP guidelines advise kids to ride in rear-facing car seats longer

On Aug. 30, 2018, the American Academy of Pediatrics issued updated car seat guidelines.

Comfort Promise: eradicating pediatric pain and suffering at Children’s

Dr. Stefan Friedrichsdorf told Pain Research Forum about how he became passionate about his work, his work at Children’s Minnesota, and what he hopes the future will bring for children’s pain management.

Children’s Minnesota names Pam VanHazinga as next chief nursing officer and vice president patient care services

Children’s Minnesota (Children’s) is pleased to announce Pam VanHazinga, MBA, BSN, RN, as its new chief nursing officer (CNO) and vice president of patient care services.

Children’s Minnesota Outstanding Nurses recognized by Mpls.St.Paul Magazine

Mpls.St.Paul Magazine celebrated excellence in Twin Cities nursing by toasting more than 65 finalists and recognizing 17 winners of the coveted Outstanding Nurses Awards in August. Children’s nurses represented 11 of the finalists and three of the winners at the event.

I-35W traffic advisory near Children’s Minneapolis

We want you to be aware of resurfacing work on Hwy 62 that affects our Minnetonka location. From July 9 – 28 , access to and from Hwy 62 at Clearwater Dr. is closed. Please watch for detours on Shady Oak Rd. and Bren Rd. There will also be other periodic lane, shoulder and ramp closures as this work continues through October 2018.

Hwy 62 traffic advisory near Children’s Minnetonka

We want you to be aware of resurfacing work on Hwy 62 that affects our Minnetonka location. From July 9 – 28 , access to and from Hwy 62 at Clearwater Dr. is closed. Please watch for detours on Shady Oak Rd. and Bren Rd. There will also be other periodic lane, shoulder and ramp closures as this work continues through October 2018.

Jon DeHaan Foundation Honors Dr. Kelly Han

Dr. Kelly Han has been selected as the recipient of the first of The Jon DeHaan Foundation Award for Innovation in Cardiology.