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Children’s Minnesota chief equity and inclusion officer receives award for efforts to support those with sickle cell disease

Honor to be presented during Sickle Cell Foundation of Minnesota annual gala

Children’s Minnesota announces new VP of Human Resources and VP of Strategy, Business Development and Innovation

MINNEAPOLIS (September 23, 2019) – Today, Children’s Minnesota announced two new appointments to its executive leadership team. Effective Sept. 23, Laurin Cathey assumes the role of vice president of human resources (HR) and Serge-Alain Wandji joins as the vice president of strategy, business development and innovation.

Children’s Minnesota receives $500,000 Kohl’s Cares grant to bolster program addressing community health needs for kids

Children’s Minnesota announced it received a $500,000 two-year grant from Kohl’s Cares to support the health system’s Community Connect program, an innovative initiative that goes beyond basic medical care to support the social determinants of health impacting kids.

Related image for article, Children’s Minnesota opens new clinic to improve access for families in West Saint Paul

Children’s Minnesota opens new clinic to improve access for families in West Saint Paul

More exam rooms and soon walk-in appointments at new Children’s clinic

Children’s Minnesota appoints new chief financial officer and chief development officer

Children’s Minnesota announced two appointments to its executive leadership team. Brenda McCormick was appointed chief financial officer and senior vice president of finance. Jennifer Soderholm was appointed chief development officer and president of the Children’s Minnesota Foundation.

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.