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Children’s Minnesota expert co-authors report on firearm injury prevention in the United States

A new study co-authored by Dr. Andrew Kiragu, critical care physician at Children’s Minnesota, reveals guns are now the leading cause of death among kids 0 to 19 years old in the United States.

Children’s Minnesota joins the Mental Health Legislative Network and others at the State Capitol to call for increased investment in mental health services

Children’s Minnesota joined the Mental Health Legislative Network and others for a press conference at the Minnesota State Capitol to call for increased investments in mental health services.

James Burroughs, senior vice president, government and community relations, chief equity and inclusion officer at Children’s Minnesota, to serve on the GroundBreak Coalition

James Burroughs, senior vice president, government and community relations, chief equity and inclusion officer at Children’s Minnesota, will serve on the GroundBreak Coalition.

Breaking the binary: understanding gender expression

In the Talking Pediatrics podcast Breaking the binary: expanding gender identity and expression, Dr. Angela Kade Goepferd, (they/she), medical director of the Gender Health program at Children’s Minnesota, explores gender binary and the importance of expanding gender expression.

Outcomes worse for Black children with Type 1 diabetes, Children’s Minnesota study shows

The research found that Black children with Type 1 diabetes (T1D) were at a higher risk to be readmitted for diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) compared to other racial groups, regardless of whether they lived in a high-opportunity or low-opportunity neighborhood.

Children’s Minnesota and Minnesota Department of Health team up on COVID-19 vaccine clinics for kids and families

The locations of the clinics are based on zip code data that indicated a higher vaccination rate among adults, but lower vaccination rates among children ages 5-11.

Children’s Minnesota launches Collective for Community Health and appoints Lauren Gilchrist as its senior director

The Collective will expand and deepen the organization’s existing community partnerships, working to co-create innovative solutions and leverage resources that improve the health of communities.

Children’s Minnesota HR team awarded HR Team of the Year

The Children’s Minnesota’s human resources team was awarded HR Team of the Year by Twin Cities Society for Human Resource Management at the TCSHRM 2022 Spring Conference.

Former patient’s dad donates $20,000 to Children’s Minnesota to honor his son’s memory

Jack Lester – the father of Marcus Tolbert, a former patient at Children’s Minnesota – donated $20,000 worth of money and gifts to Children’s Minnesota in the name of his late son.

How to become a medical assistant

Medical assistants (MA) are the foundation of any healthcare organization and are essential components of any team. They ensure that all administrative and clinical chores, such as lab testing, prescriptions, and patient education, are accomplished for a medical institution to run smoothly.