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Children’s Minnesota collaborates with five children’s hospitals to improve pediatric health

Children’s Minnesota and five other children’s hospitals formed the Sanford Children’s Genomic Medicine Consortium, a collaboration to advance pediatric genomic medicine.

Children’s Minnesota’s third annual Shine Bright Bash raises more than $400,000 to support Cancer Kids Fund

Minneapolis, Minn. – (September 12, 2016) – More than 400 guests filled the Minneapolis Event Center on Saturday, September 10 for Children’s Minnesota’s Shine Bright Bash, raising more than $400,000 for Children’s Cancer Kids Fund.

Children’s Minnesota Dedicates New Eating Disorders Inpatient Unit

MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL, Minn. – (August 8, 2016) – Today, Children’s Minnesota celebrated the dedication of its inpatient facility for the Center for the Treatment of Eating Disorders at its St. Paul, Minn. campus. Named the Goven Family Eating Disorders and Nutritional Stabilization Unit, it is the first of its kind in the region, offering immediate, round-the-clock access for critically ill children, adolescents and young adults needing medical and nutritional stabilization from complications of an eating disorder – the most life-threatening mental illness. The dedicated medical unit, with access to 26 beds, was made possible with a $1.5 million gift from Greg and Jane Goven and their adult children Tami and Chad, to support the Center’s mission of changing the standard of care for kids and teens with eating disorders.

Children’s Minnesota and University of Minnesota research team awarded Child Health Collaborative Grant Award

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – August 1, 2016 – Researchers from Children’s Minnesota and the University of Minnesota  are collaborating on a study that explores a new approach for connecting food insecure families with food and nutrition resources, thanks to funding from the Clinical and Translational Science Institute at the University of Minnesota, Children’s Minnesota, and the University’s Department of Pediatrics.

Children’s Minnesota opens new onsite pediatric simulation center

Dedicated space allows clinicians to practice tough medical situations and rare procedures in a realistic environment

Children’s Minnesota Trauma Center Receives Level I Re-verification

Minneapolis, Minn. – (July 21, 2016) –The UnitedHealthcare® Pediatric Emergency Department and Level I Trauma Center at Children's Minnesota Minneapolis campus received re-verification maintaining its Level I pediatric trauma center status, the highest level offered by the American College of Surgeons (ACS) Committee on Trauma. Receiving the Level I re-verification indicates that Children’s Minnesota continues to meet the highest standards of expertise and level of preparation to care for critically ill or injured children, furthering Children’s Minnesota’s commitment to families across the region. Children’s Minnesota first received Level I status in 2013, becoming the first pediatric-only hospital in the state to receive this recognition.

Richard M. Schulze Family Foundation gives Children’s Minnesota $1M

Investment will provide the most sophisticated equipment and technology available to treat pediatric neurological conditions

Children’s Minnesota Awarded Youth Wellness Grant by Target


Children fare better at Level 1 Pediatric Trauma Center

 New Study by Children’s Minnesota Shows Children Have Lower Risk of Complications and Adolescents Have Lower Risk of Death When Treated at a Freestanding Pediatric Trauma Center

Children’s Minnesota ranked a top pediatric hospital by U.S. News & World Report

Children’s pulmonology and diabetes and endocrinology programs ranked in 2016-2017 Best Children’s Hospitals