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

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Children’s Minnesota launches fundraiser to support local kids fighting cancer

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 Kids Fund. Children’s Minnesota, home to the largest pediatric cancer and blood disorders program in the Upper Midwest, cares for nearly one thousand kids living with cancer every year, more than any other hospital in the state. The Cancer Kids Fund is an essential component of care, providing various services that bring comfort to families and supporting research to find new and better treatments.

Children’s Minnesota named a “Best of Business” finalist in Twin Cities Business Magazine

Children’s Minnesota was selected as a Best of Business finalist by Twin Cities Business Magazine in the hospital category in 2020.

Children’s Minnesota offers one-of-a-kind pharmacogenomics program

The pharmacogenomics program at Children’s Minnesota utilizes molecular testing to analyze genes in order to understand how a patient will metabolize medications.

Children’s Minnesota receives Practice Transition Accreditation Program

Children’s Minnesota received accreditation with distinction from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Practice Transition Accreditation Program (PTAP®). The Practice Transition Accreditation Program sets the global standard for residency or fellowship programs that transition registered nurses and advanced practice registered nurses into new practice settings.

Children’s Minnesota launches first clinical podcast

The Children’s Minnesota medical education team is excited to announce the launch of our first clinical podcast, Talking Pediatrics.

Children’s Minnesota and Mayo Clinic announce pediatric cardiovascular collaboration

Children’s Minnesota and Mayo Clinic will share talent and resources in order to provide the highest quality pediatric cardiology and cardiovascular surgery services.

Connecting during a pandemic: Midwest Fetal Care Center reunion goes virtual

The first two years of the Midwest Fetal Care Center reunions were dedicated to the Spina Bifida families, but in 2020 it expanded to include all Midwest Fetal Care Center families. Read about how families bond together for the 2020 virtual reunion.

New documentary details history of St. Paul-based Immunization Action Coalition

The documentary addresses the importance of vaccines by exploring the 30-year history of Immunization Action Coalition and its founder and executive director, Dr. Deborah Wexler.

Children’s Minnesota physician appointed inaugural holder of Pine Tree Apple Tennis Classic Endowed Chair in Cancer and Blood Disorders Research

Children’s Minnesota has the largest pediatric cancer and blood disorders program in the Upper Midwest, caring for more than 58 percent of children diagnosed with cancer or blood disorders in Minnesota.

Children’s Minnesota takes extra steps to provide safe care

Children’s Minnesota remains a safe place for kids to get the care they need—from routine well-child check-ups to emergency care to surgeries.