The latest Children’s Minnesota stories in the news and press releases from across our hospitals and clinics.

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Virtual Walk for Amazing raises more than $150,000 for Children’s Minnesota

Children’s Minnesota is proud to congratulate participants who reached their health goals during Virtual Walk for Amazing.

Children’s Minnesota physician receives Emerging Scientist Award from Children’s Cancer Research Fund

Children’s Minnesota is pleased to announced Dr. Nathan Gossai has received an Emerging Scientist Award for 2021 from Children’s Cancer Research Fund. The award is a $100,000 grant designed to develop the independent research of exceptional investigators still early in their careers.

Hillery Smith Shay, MBA, joins Children’s Minnesota as vice president of marketing and communications

Children’s Minnesota is pleased to announce Hillery Smith Shay, MBA, as its new vice president of marketing and communications, effective immediately. In her new role, Shay will provide leadership and strategic direction for organizational communications, marketing and brand strategy, and outreach functions.

Children’s Minnesota’s president and CEO talks about the Chauvin verdicts and what’s ahead in the fight against systemic racism

After the Derek Chauvin guilty verdicts, Dr. Marc Gorelick, president and CEO of Children’s Minnesota, spoke with the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal about his reaction and the work that’s still ahead to ensure true equity.

Children’s Minnesota cardiovascular team welcomes three new members

The cardiovascular team at Children’s Minnesota is excited to announce the addition of two new physicians to their team: Shashi Raj, MD, FAAP, FACC, and Erica Molitor-Kirsch, MD. Dr. Raj and Dr. Molitor-Kirsch are pediatric cardiac intensivists in our cardiovascular intensive care unit (CVICU). We’re also excited to announce an additional pediatric nurse practitioner, Andrea Lueck, APRN, CNP, DNP.

Tenth annual Nursing Professional Development Conference

Join us for this virtual conference designed to expand nursing knowledge, skills and abilities in the care of transgender patients, nurse resiliency skills, and how nurses apply innovation principles to practice.

Children’s Minnesota physicians recognized as Rising Stars by Mpls.St.Paul Magazine

Congratulations to the 63 Children’s Minnesota physicians recognized by Mpls.St.Paul Magazine as 2020 “Rising Stars.” The Top Doctors: Rising Stars list highlights up-and-coming physicians who have been fully licensed to practice for approximately 10 years or less and are recognized for their achievements by peers.

Children’s Minnesota expanding care to help more children live pain-free

At Children’s Minnesota, we’re committed to helping prevent and treat pain in kids so that they can live as well as possible. As part of that commitment, we’re expanding access within the Pediatric Pain, Palliative Care and Integrative Medicine Program.

New multi-specialty Stroke Clinic at Children’s Minnesota

Launched at the beginning of 2020, Children’s Minnesota Stroke Clinic provides comprehensive care for patients with history of stoke, acute post-event evaluations and long-term management.

Children’s Minnesota announces new Sickle Cell Program Medical Director

Children’s Minnesota is thrilled to announce that Derrick L. Goubeaux, DO, will step into the role of Sickle Cell Program Medical Director, following Dr. Stephen Nelson, who retired in early 2021.