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The Mayo Clinic – Children’s Minnesota collaborating to enhance cardiovascular fellowship education and deliver the best patient outcomes

Hear from Dr. Brittany Graham, the Mayo Clinic – Children’s Minnesota Cardiovascular Collaboration's first cardiac intensive care fellow.

Children’s Minnesota’s first heart transplant: John’s miraculous story

Hear the story of Children's Minnesota's first heart transplant.

Children’s Minnesota cardiovascular team welcomes three new members

The cardiovascular team at Children’s Minnesota is excited to announce the addition of two new physicians to their team: Shashi Raj, MD, FAAP, FACC, and Erica Molitor-Kirsch, MD. Dr. Raj and Dr. Molitor-Kirsch are pediatric cardiac intensivists in our cardiovascular intensive care unit (CVICU). We’re also excited to announce an additional pediatric nurse practitioner, Andrea Lueck, APRN, CNP, DNP.

Heart disease and COVID-19: what parents need to know

We talked with Dr. Bradford Chu, pediatric and fetal cardiologist at Children’s Minnesota and the Children’s Heart Clinic, about how COVID-19 may affect kids with heart disease and how parents can help.

The heart transplant that saved Blake’s life

Read more about the heart transplant that saved Blake's life at Children's Minnesota.

Factors associated with increased risk of CHD in the fetus

A second chance at childhood

Mayo Clinic and Children’s Minnesota work together on a complex heart surgery to give a 6 year old another chance at childhood.

Announcing new director of cardiovascular services

Elizabeth Wagner, DNP, APRN will be taking on the role as director of cardiovascular services. Elizabeth joined Children’s Minnesota in 2016 as the heart failure/heart transplant manager. She has provided leadership to the ECMO department since 2019 as patient care manager and recently as interim patient care manager to CV perioperative services. Elizabeth has extensive experience in pediatric cardiology and cardiac surgery as a nurse, advanced practice provider and leader. Under her leadership and partnership with Dr. Eric Edens and Dr. Robroy MacIver, Children’s Minnesota successfully built a cardiovascular transplant program. We are confident that Elizabeth’s passion, experience and dedication will help to further the growth of our Cardiovascular Institute.

Children’s Minnesota and Mayo Clinic collaborate in the care of children with Congenital Heart Disease (CHD).

Children’s Minnesota and Mayo Clinic will share talent and resources in order to provide the highest quality pediatric cardiology and cardiovascular surgery services.

Children’s Minnesota Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit celebrates 10-year anniversary!

This April marks the 10th anniversary of the Edward J. Phillips Cardiovascular Care Center our Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit (CVICU).