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Children’s Minnesota pharmacist presents at the University of Minnesota’s Biennial Pharmacogenomics Conference

David Gregornik, BS, PharmD, BCOP, Director, Pharmacogenomics Program, presented and moderated a panel discussion at the University of Minnesota Biennial Pharmacogenomics Conference. The event was held on Sept. 10-11 and focused on practical considerations for the implementation of pharmacogenomics into clinical care.

Distinguishing COVID-19 from flu in kids remains challenging

Children’s Minnesota partners with Minnesota’s public school systems to offer training for nurses

Children’s Minnesota was excited to partner with Minneapolis and St. Paul public schools to offer two education sessions to school nurses. The goal of these two virtual events was to prepare school nurses to care for their students both mentally and physically as they start the school year during the COVID pandemic.

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

Children’s Minnesota is proud to congratulate 161 physicians who were recognized as 2020 Top Doctors by Minnesota Monthly magazine. The 2020 list includes more than 900 physicians from the Twin Cities in 70 specialties.

Children’s Minnesota earns LGBTQ Health Care Equality Top Performer designation from Human Rights Campaign Foundation

This designation builds on the organization’s dedication to serving as an essential partner and resource for LGBTQ youth and families along their journey, and our commitment to being an equitable and inclusive employer.

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.