Articles from Marc Gorelick, MD, president and chief executive officer (CEO) at Children’s Minnesota.

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Profit vs. margin: why do we need a margin?

As a nonprofit pediatric health system, Children’s Minnesota earns a margin, not a profit. That’s important to know, especially now, when many health systems are facing negative margins. What exactly is a margin and why does it matter?

Nonprofit health systems: what’s good to know

Children’s Minnesota is a nonprofit. We invest in the communities we serve. That’s important to know, especially now, when many health systems are struggling. But what exactly does it mean to be a nonprofit health system and why does that matter?

Our kid experts join Becker’s Hospital Review’s 13th Annual Meeting

We’re excited that four of our kid experts from Children’s Minnesota will join Becker’s Hospital Review’s 13th Annual Meeting: Dr. Marc Gorelick, president and CEO; Jennifer Olson, SVP & chief operations officer; James Burroughs, senior vice president, government and community relations and chief equity and inclusion officer; and Laurin Cathey, senior vice president and chief human resources officer.

Community health: hearing vs. listening

One of our values at Children’s Minnesota is “Listen, really listen.” Listening to the kids and families we serve, listening to our colleagues. It builds trust and relationships. It helps us learn how we can best help kids be as healthy as possible. That’s the idea behind the Community Health Needs Assessment.

I pledged to advance equity at Children’s Minnesota. Here’s what we’ve done so far.

As we honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Children's Minnesota CEO Marc Gorelick looks at progress on an equity action pledge he signed in 2018.

We can create a kinder world. Our kids are depending on us.

Today's kids are growing up amid a rise in hate crime and speech in the US. We can do better in 2023. Children's Minnesota CEO Marc Gorelick shares how.

Our children’s ‘inner pandemic’

Although my kids are now adults, as a parent I never stop worrying about them. Just like my parents probably never stopped worrying about me. One thing that is different now, though, is what we worry about. 

A new way of thinking about guns

Gun violence is a public health crisis, for adults and for kids. Here are two things you can do to help.

One mission accomplished

Jorg Richter is an inspiration: he finished his third cross-country bike trip to raise awareness for kids with rare diseases. His timing couldn't be better.

Children’s Minnesota joins Minnesota Governor to launch Children’s Outdoor Bill of Rights

Children’s Minnesota joined Gov. Tim Walz, Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan, the Minnesota Children’s Cabinet, and community advocates for the launch of a Children’s Outdoor Bill of Rights – a call to action to the community and commitment by state government agencies to remove barriers and create opportunity for children to be outdoors.