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Children’s Minnesota reaffirms need to address structural racism, health disparities, among other issues

As a result of its 2019 community health needs assessment, Children’s Minnesota has identified five key issues that will guide the health system’s work going forward. Partnering with community stakeholders, Children’s Minnesota will prioritize addressing structural racism, health disparities, economic opportunity and income, mental health and developmental well-being and access to resources.

Children’s Minnesota ranks among Best Children’s Hospitals in U.S. News & World Report

With unmatched breadth of experts and specialty programs, Children’s Minnesota has once again been honored by U.S. News & World Report as one of the nation’s Best Children’s Hospitals, including recognition for the health care system’s leading pulmonology program.

Children’s Minnesota announces new medical director of ENT and facial plastic surgery

Children’s Minnesota has a new medical director for its ear, nose and throat and facial plastic surgery program. Timothy A. Lander, MD, accepted the position effective May 22, 2020.

Virtual Walk for Amazing raises $158,854 for Children’s Minnesota

Walk for Amazing changed from a one-day walk at U.S. Bank Stadium to a virtual event in order to keep families safe while social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Minnesota CEOs join Children’s Minnesota in response to recent tragedy

President and CEO Dr. Marc Gorelick urges the community to address structural racism.

Children’s Minnesota honored as Bronze Stevie Award winner in 2020 American Business Awards

Children’s Minnesota was named the winner of a Bronze Stevie Award in the Communications or Public Relations Campaign of the Year—Healthcare category in the 18th Annual American Business awards. The honor was given for the public relations campaign to launch the Children’s Minnesota Gender Health program.

Children’s Minnesota pediatrician named Reach Out and Read Medical Director

Dr. Gigi Chawla, chief of general pediatrics at Children’s Minnesota, has been named medical director of Reach Out and Read Minnesota. The program partners with medical clinics to improve early literacy and education outcomes by providing a free, age-appropriate book at every well-child visit from six months to 5 years old.

Children’s Minnesota CEO among ‘Most Admired’

Children’s Minnesota CEO and President, Dr. Marc Gorelick, has been named one of the “2020 Most Admired CEOs” by Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal.

Children’s Minnesota combines medical-surgical inpatients

Children’s Minnesota has seen a decrease in patients seeking care at our facilities due to COVID-19. This decrease has been especially prominent in medical-surgical units as the result of postponed elective surgeries.

Children’s Minnesota Walk for Amazing goes virtual

To keep families and the community safe during the COVID-19 crisis, Children’s Minnesota has turned the 2020 Walk for Amazing into a virtual event.