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Happy first birthday to our Collective for Community Health

We make a bigger difference when we join together. When we’re connected and coordinated. That’s why we have a Collective for Community Health.

Reflecting on George Floyd’s impact on advancing health equity

The American Hospital Association gathered health equity leaders from Children's Minnesota and other Minnesota health care systems, as well as community partners, to discuss the importance of having a collaborative approach to advancing health equity in the community.

Children’s Minnesota patient family participates in Family Advocacy Day

Alexa and her family were one of several families cared for at different children’s hospitals across the country chosen to participate in the Children’s Hospital Association’s (CHA) Family Advocacy Day 2023.

Children’s Minnesota kid expert appointed to the Children’s Cabinet Advisory Council

The advisory council seeks to have representation from health care leaders like Yinka, who provide valuable perspective in their role serving children and families, especially those from diverse and underrepresented communities.

Dr. Marc Gorelick and James Burroughs reflect on George Floyd’s impact on advancing health equity

The American Hospital Association gathered leaders from Children’s Minnesota, Allina Health and M Health Fairview to discuss how Floyd’s murder and the racial reckoning that followed impacted the future of their work to advance health equity.

Action against gun violence: pediatric health care professionals pen open letter to Minnesota lawmakers

More than 160 pediatric providers from health systems statewide have joined Children’s Minnesota in calling on Minnesota lawmakers to take further action to prevent gun violence.

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?

Dr. Goepferd talks gender-affirming care in Human Rights Campaign video

The Human Rights Campaign Foundation has released a new report about the threats and harassment targeting health care providers and systems for offering gender-affirming care. The report includes a video that features Dr. Angela Kade Goepferd (they/she), chief education officer and medical director of the Gender Health program at Children’s Minnesota, discussing the attacks on providers, including themselves.

Dr. Angela Kade Goepferd praises Minneapolis executive order to protect gender affirming care

On Friday, Dec. 2, the City of Minneapolis took action to ensure transgender and gender-diverse youth will continue to have access to life-saving health care. Dr. Angela Kade Goepferd, chief education officer and medical director of the Gender Health program at Children’s Minnesota, was among those invited to the signing.