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

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Cardiovascular team training clinicians in India

To help improve the lives of many children around the world, physicians and nurses from Children’s Minnesota’s cardiovascular program have teamed up with other organizations to grow pediatric cardiac programs in regions with the greatest populations.

Children’s Minnesota’s neurosurgery program selected as a top neurosurgery department by Becker’s Hospital Review

Children’s Minnesota is thrilled to announce the organization’s neurosurgery program was recognized by Becker’s Hospital Review as one of 54 hospitals and health systems with spine and neurosurgery programs to watch.

Children’s Minnesota’s DEI team receives honorable mention for the 2023 Winds of Change award

Children’s Minnesota congratulates our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) team for receiving an honorable mention for the 2023 Winds of Change Award presented by The Forum on Workplace Inclusion.

Our kid experts join Becker’s Hospital Review’s 13th Annual Meeting

We’re excited that four of our kid experts from Children’s Minnesota will join Becker’s Hospital Review’s 13th Annual Meeting: Dr. Marc Gorelick, president and CEO; Jennifer Olson, SVP & chief operations officer; James Burroughs, senior vice president, government and community relations and chief equity and inclusion officer; and Laurin Cathey, senior vice president and chief human resources officer.

Winter weather closures at Children’s Minnesota

Because of current weather conditions, Children's Minnesota clinical services are working with patients and families to accommodate their various needs. It is possible some of our locations are closing or reducing their hours while other locations are still fully operational. If you have not heard from your clinic, please check with your location before you head out for your appointment. Thank you for understanding!

Children’s Minnesota attended the 2023 Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting

Were you in Washington D.C. for the Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) Meeting in April 2023? Children’s Minnesota was! PAS is the premier national meeting for pediatric research at every career stage.

Health care equity includes hair care

Historically, Black patients have experienced disparities across the spectrum of health care, even when it comes to the most basic of patient needs – hair care. That’s why a team of nurses at Children’s Minnesota set out to address the issue and improve hair care for children in the hospital with textured hair.

Saint Paul Winter Carnival ice carvers transform Children’s Minnesota’s patients’ drawings into works of frozen art

Ice carvers created sculptures inspired by the drawings of Children’s Minnesota patients as part of the 137th Saint Paul Winter Carnival.

United Health Foundation Awards $3 Million Grant to Children’s Minnesota To Address Health Disparities

The partnership will yield a three-year effort to help families and children better control asthma, address mental health needs and increase vaccinations in the Twin Cities.

New AAP guidelines for hyperbilirubinemia

Recently, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) published revised clinical guidelines for treating hyperbilirubinemia in newborns. In the Talking Pediatrics episode, “Code Yellow: New Guidelines for Hyperbilirubinemia,” host Dr. Gabi Hester discusses the new guidelines for diagnosis and treatment with Dr. Jordan Blessing, a pediatric hospitalist at St. Luke’s Hospital in Duluth, Minnesota.