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Health experts share their insights about COVID-19 and kids in Minnesota Family Physician magazine

In the fall 2020 edition of Minnesota Family Physician magazine, Children’s Minnesota clinicians shared their expertise on the impact COVID-19 has had on kids, covering COVID-19 epidemiology, clinical trends and mental health considerations.

Celebrating Diwali at Children’s Minnesota

Learn more about Diwali and how it is celebrated around the world, and at Children's Minnesota.

Children’s Minnesota 2021 summer nurse internship program

Children’s Minnesota is now accepting applications for our 2021 summer nurse internship program!

Children’s Minnesota Announces Interim Chief Nursing Officer

Children’s Minnesota is pleased to announce that Anne Boisclair-Fahey, APRN, CNP, DNP, has accepted the role of Interim Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) effective January 1, 2021.

Allina physician presents on opioid use and opioid disorder in pregnancy

Laura Colicchia, MD, a maternal-fetal-medicine physician with Minnesota Perinatal Physicians - Allina Health, presented during a virtual opioid video conference series hosted by St. Gabriel’s Hospital in Little Falls, Minn on Wed., Oct. 28, 2020.

Vikings game day turns into delivery day for family

For one family, Vikings game day turned into something very memorable as they welcomed their new baby just before kickoff. Super fan John Olson and Liz Glasser shared their story and experience with Children’s Minnesota with the Minnesota Vikings.

Dr. Angela Kade Goepferd discusses gender evolution at TEDxMinneapolis

Kids today are exploring gender identity more than ever. Angela Kade Goepferd, MD, chief education officer and medical director of the Gender Health program at Children’s Minnesota, talked about the evolution of gender at the recent TEDxMinneapolis virtual event “Adaptation.”

Reinventing health care: Children’s Minnesota responds to COVID-19

In the latest issue of MetroDocs, the membership journal of the Twin Cities Medical Society, Dr. Razaan Byrne, primary care pediatrician at Children’s Minnesota, writes about Children’s Minnesota’s response to COVID-19, and the organization’s extensive efforts to reinvent health care to meet the changing needs of patients in the midst of the global pandemic.

Celebrating 10 years of partnership between Children’s Minnesota and Ridgeview

Ten years ago, Children’s Minnesota began partnering with Ridgeview in Waconia to bring a higher level of neonatal care to communities in the southwest metro. Since then, Ridgeview, in collaboration with Children’s Minnesota, has cared for nearly 1,500 infants at its Level II neonatal care unit (NCU) that features 7 private rooms and 13 total beds. In fact, the NCU at Ridgeview was set up to mirror the layout of the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) at Children’s Minnesota Hospital in Minneapolis.

Robyn Gizzi, APRN, CNP, named Minnesota’s Pediatric Nurse Practitioner of the Year

Congratulations to Robyn Gizzi, APRN, CNP, for being named Minnesota’s Pediatric Nurse Practitioner of the Year by the Minnesota Chapter of the Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (MN NAPNAP)!