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185 Children’s Minnesota physicians named Top Doctors by Minnesota Monthly

Children’s Minnesota is proud to congratulate 185 physicians who were recognized as 2021 Top Doctors by Minnesota Monthly magazine.

On their side: an advocate for kids with sickle cell disease

Caring for kids is about more than treating their illness or condition—it’s about also caring for the whole family. That’s why family support services for children and families coping with sickle cell disease are a fundamental component of the Hemoglobinopathy and Sickle Cell Program at Children’s Minnesota.

Children’s Minnesota’s Teen Hematology Gynecology Program has a new name: Adolescent and Young Adult Hematology Gynecology Program

Children's Minnesota's Teen Hematology Gynecology Program has a new name: Adolescent and Young Adult Hematology Gynecology Program.

Children’s Minnesota President and CEO among national leaders calling for action to stop the spread of COVID-19 as school starts

Children’s Hospital Association published an open letter signed by 70 health care leaders from across the country emphasizing the growing concern over the current strain on pediatric health systems. Dr. Marc Gorelick, president and CEO of Children’s Minnesota, was among the leaders calling for action to protect kids in the community.

Children’s Minnesota fundraiser supports kids fighting cancer and blood disorders

Children’s Minnesota is partnering with more than 30 local businesses during September for the Shine Bright for Cancer Kids campaign, the health care system’s annual fundraiser for its cancer and blood disorders program.

Great Clips cut-a-thon returns to support kids returning to school after serious illness

Great Clips salons in the Twin Cities area are joining together for the 28th annual Great Clips cut-a-thon from Saturday, Aug. 28 to Friday, Sept. 3. After being canceled in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, participating Great Clips salons will once again donate a portion of proceeds from each haircut to the school re-entry program at Children’s Minnesota. The program helps address the medical and emotional needs of a child returning to school after battling cancer or other serious illnesses.

James Burroughs among Minnesota Lawyer’s Diversity and Inclusion Awards honorees

Congratulations to James Burroughs, vice president, chief equity and inclusion officer at Children’s Minnesota, for being selected as one of Minnesota Lawyer’s Diversity and Inclusion Awards honorees for 2021!

One family’s experience at The Mother Baby Center at Mercy hospital

At only 33 weeks pregnant, Danielle was rushed to The Mother Baby Center at Mercy. She was then diagnosed with placental abruption and preeclampsia. She was rushed to the operating room and minutes later, she gave birth to Freya.

Children’s Minnesota expands mental health services for teens

Children’s Minnesota is expanding its behavioral health services by offering a new outpatient mental health program for adolescents. Improving access to intensive treatment comes at a critical time as the COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the mental health crisis for kids and teens.

Children’s Minnesota requiring COVID-19 vaccine for employees

Children’s Minnesota is joining eight local health care organizations in requiring the COVID-19 vaccine for employees, professional staff, volunteers and contractors. The requirement will go into effect no sooner than Sept. 7, 2021, and will include some medical and religious exemptions.