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Dr. Marc Gorelick endorses joining Human Rights Campaign Business Coalition of the Equality Act on behalf of Children’s Minnesota

Dr. Marc Gorelick, president and CEO of Children's Minnesota, endorsed joining Human Rights Campaign Business Coalition of the Equality Act on behalf of Children's Minnesota

Harm events beyond safety: The importance of measuring health equity

Children’s Minnesota leaders Dr. Emily Chapman and Dr. Gabrielle Hester talk about the urgency of addressing health disparities. “We must be transparent about our shortcomings as health care institutions and actively work to address the implicit, institutional and structural biases that impact quality of care. Because only when we know what the problem is, can we begin to address it.”

Children’s Minnesota opens registration for Virtual Walk for Amazing

The fundraising event encourages participants to connect with family and friends through virtual healthy activities during two weeks in May.

Children’s Minnesota receives heart transplant certification

Children’s Minnesota announced it received the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) certification of its Heart Failure and Heart Transplant program.

“Black Men in White Coats” panel: Why representation in health care and STEM is important

“It’s important that as a community we work hard to defeat the monster of low expectations. Most kids in elementary school, regardless of race or background, are equally interested in the same things,” said Andrew Kiragu, MD, pediatric critical care, Children’s Minnesota. “But unfortunately, somewhere along the way for young black boys, these dreams slowly fade away. And part of that is, lower expectations presented to them and lack of role models. This is why it’s important for those of us in medicine, engineering, etc. to reach back and give an example to excite them the possibilities that are ahead of them.”

Children’s Minnesota launches dedicated pediatric heart transplant program

Children’s Minnesota is proud to announce it has received certification from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) for its Heart Failure and Heart Transplant (HFHT) program. This dedicated pediatric heart transplant program at Children’s Minnesota is among the most comprehensive pediatric cardiology services in the region.

Children’s Minnesota Foundation announces most diverse, representative board

Children’s Minnesota honors Dr Mitch Einzig: Beloved retired physician and passionate educator passes away

Mitchell Einzig, MD, adored husband, father and grandpa, and retired director of medical education at Children’s Minnesota, passed away peacefully at home on February 11, 2021.

Factors associated with increased risk of CHD in the fetus

Shining a spotlight on our cardiovascular staff for Heart Month!

We’re excited to shine the spotlight on our cardiovascular staff this month for Heart Month!