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Dr. Gigi Chawla shares the benefits of screen-free challenges

Dr. Gigi Chawla, chief of general pediatrics weighed in on the benefits of digital detoxes and the challenges families may face while reducing screen time.

Dr. Marc Gorelick on how health care leaders can navigate during times of change

Dr. Marc Gorelick, president and CEO, shared strategies for health care executives to lead and build alliances throughout a changing organization.

Children’s Minnesota launches Gender Health Program

Dr. Angela Kade Goepferd sat down with KARE-11 to discuss the launch of the new Gender Health Program.

Children’s Minnesota Trauma Center receives Level I re-verification status from the American College of Surgeons

Children’s Minnesota received re-verification by the American College Surgeons (ACS) as a Level I pediatric trauma center on its Minneapolis campus, the highest level offered by the organization’s Committee on Trauma.

Partner for Change Award

Going green: Children’s Minnesota recognized for sustainability initiatives

Children’s Minnesota is proud to announce that it has been recognized as a Partner for Change Award recipient by Practice Greenhealth, the nation’s leading organization dedicated to environmental sustainability in health care!

New findings related to recent cases of polio-like disorder in Minnesota Children

Dr. Anupama Kalaskar, infectious disease specialist at Children’s Minnesota, participated in research alongside local and national specialists that may have discovered the virus behind recent Acute Flaccid Myelitis (AFM) cases.

Siman Nuurali on efforts to improve vaccination rates in Minnesota communities

Siman Nuurali, quality and patient safety specialist, shares Children’s Minnesota’s outreach efforts with the Minnesota Somali community surrounding the 2017 Measles outbreak.

Children’s Minnesota Star Gala inspires record breaking support from the community

The 28th annual Star Gala brought more than 900 people to The Depot in Minneapolis and raised a record breaking $2.3 million of vital funds to help Children’s diagnose and treat kids dealing with rare and complex genetic conditions.

Annie Waters speaks on the 28th annual Star Gala benefiting genomic medicine

Annie Waters, vice president of foundation operations, and youth committee members J.J. Harrington and Lauren Smith discussed Children’s genomic medicine program and how to support the program.

Patsy Stinchfield on the spread of vaccine misinformation

Patsy Stinchfield, senior director of infection prevention and control, shared her insights on misinformation about vaccines spread through social media.