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Children’s Minnesota achieves Magnet® recognition for nursing excellence

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.

Regina Hospital begins virtual care Birth Center partnership with Children’s Minnesota

Hastings, MINN. (May 15, 2018) — When something unexpected happens to your baby, it feels like the world should come to a standstill. You want every person, every resource and every tool possible to care for your newborn. Thanks to a new partnership with Children’s Minnesota, one of the largest and most regarded pediatric health systems in the country, Regina Hospital, part of Allina Health, can now deliver more resources and expertise than ever before when caring for newborns.

St. Paul Police K-9 visits Children’s Minnesota

St. Paul Police Officer Jay Curiel and his K-9 Havoc visited patients at the St. Paul Children's campus.

Children’s Minnesota part of health care coalition to enhance safety

Children's is part of Minnesota’s Health Care and Law Enforcement Coalition, a group made up of representatives from the Minnesota Department of Health, the Minnesota Sheriffs’ Association and the Minnesota Hospital Association.

Marc Gorelick, MD, signs CEO pledge to advance diversity and inclusion in the workplace

Children’s Minnesota is the only health care system in Minnesota to join the CEO Action for Diversity and Inclusion™

Jennifer Olson featured on The (Real) Power 50 list

Jennifer Olson, SVP system operations and chief strategy officer, was featured on Minnesota Business's 2018 The (Real) Power 50 list.

Children’s Minnesota makes history with open fetal surgery

Children's Minnesota doctors performed one of the first successful open fetal surgeries ever on a fetal pericardial teratoma, a tumor on the heart of a fetus.

Children’s Minnesota Star Gala raises more than $2.2 million to support Child and Family Services program

Hosted by JJ Harrington and Obadiah Gamble, patients from Children’s Minnesota, this year’s fundraiser highlighted the healing power of child life specialists, supportive therapies and family-centered services

Winter weather closures April 15, 2018

Due to winter weather conditions, our Metropeds Burnsville Clinic is closed for Sunday appointments.

Collaborating on new therapies for hypoplastic left heart syndrome

Children’s Minnesota and Mayo Clinic recently announced a formal collaboration focused on developing new treatments to prevent heart failure for hypoplastic left heart syndrome (HLHS), a rare form of congenital heart disease in which the left side of a child’s heart is severely underdeveloped.