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Second-annual Walk for Amazing raises $320,000 to support Children’s Minnesota programs

Nearly two thousand participants from across the Twin Cities metro came out Saturday for the second-annual Walk for Amazing, a celebratory fundraising event supporting the many specialty areas at Children’s Minnesota. Energized families, friends, neighbors and coworkers raised more than $320,000 for the state’s largest nonprofit pediatric health system, which serves kids and their families throughout the Upper Midwest.

Children’s Minnesota receives four national U.S. News & World Report rankings

U.S. News & World Report announced that Children’s Minnesota has been named one of America’s Best Children’s Hospitals, ranking the pediatric system for three key specialty areas in its 2019-2020 rankings released online Tuesday. Children’s is among the top 50 facilities, ranking No. 38 in pulmonology, No. 42 in diabetes and endocrinology, No. 43 in neonatology, and No. 28 in nephrology as a joint program partnership with the Masonic Children's Hospital.

Children’s Minnesota Trauma Center receives Level I re-verification status from the American College of Surgeons

Children’s Minnesota received re-verification by the American College Surgeons (ACS) as a Level I pediatric trauma center on its Minneapolis campus, the highest level offered by the organization’s Committee on Trauma.

Children’s Minnesota Star Gala inspires record breaking support from the community

The 28th annual Star Gala brought more than 900 people to The Depot in Minneapolis and raised a record breaking $2.3 million of vital funds to help Children’s diagnose and treat kids dealing with rare and complex genetic conditions.

Children’s Minnesota launches multidisciplinary Gender Health Program for transgender and gender-diverse youth

Children’s Minnesota announced that it is launching an exclusively pediatric, multidisciplinary Gender Health Program that will provide comprehensive care for youth who identify as transgender or gender-diverse. Children’s joins only about a dozen hospitals in the nation with a program dedicated to providing specialized care and support for youth and their families.

Children’s Minnesota supports asthma management in schools through its $500,000 grant from Kohl’s Cares

Children’s Minnesota is using a $500,000, two-year grant from Kohl’s Cares to provide resources to Minneapolis and St. Paul Public Schools and the KIPP charter school.

James C. Burroughs II joins Children’s Minnesota as chief equity and inclusion officer

Children’s Minnesota is pleased to welcome James C. Burroughs II, JD, as its new chief equity and inclusion officer.

Children’s Minnesota attains Level I Children’s Surgery Center verification by the American College of Surgeons

Children’s Minnesota has been verified as a Level I Children’s Surgery Center by the American College of Surgeons Children’s Surgery Verification Quality Improvement Program (ACS CSV).

Kimberly Welch joins Children’s Minnesota as vice president of marketing and communications

MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL – (Dec. 3, 2018) – Children’s Minnesota is pleased to welcome Kimberly Welch as its new vice president of marketing and communications, effective Dec. 3.

Children’s Minnesota names Pam VanHazinga as next chief nursing officer and vice president patient care services

Children’s Minnesota (Children’s) is pleased to announce Pam VanHazinga, MBA, BSN, RN, as its new chief nursing officer (CNO) and vice president of patient care services.