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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 receives heart transplant certification

Children’s Minnesota announced it received the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) certification of its Heart Failure and Heart Transplant program.

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.

Hunter’s resilience through multiple heart defects

Hunter was diagnosed with Dextro-Transposition of the Great Arteries, or d-TGA, a ventricular septal defect (VSD) and a restrictive atrial septal defect (ASD) at birth. Today, Hunter is a happy and healthy 17 month old.

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.

Mighty Margaret outside in the snow

Mighty Margaret’s heart journey: A look through the years

Margaret is living life to the fullest, being as mighty as she was when she had her first open heart surgery at just 5 months old. Today, she’s a spunky, curious 3-year-old who is exploring the world around her.

Related image for article, Mountains to Minneapolis: Shelby’s story of persistence

Mountains to Minneapolis: Shelby’s story of persistence

Not all Children’s Minnesota stories start in Minnesota. This was the case for the Ullom family, who lived nearly 1,000 miles away in Bozeman, MT prior to their daughter’s birth.

Shelby Herlick's family standing on a dirt road holding hands

Raising the unexpected: Charlie’s story of three open heart surgeries

Shelby Herlick's son, Charlie, had undergone three open heart surgeries before he was 6 months old. Shelby talks about living life with the unexpected.

36th Annual Katkov-Lundeen Visiting Professorship in Pediatric Cardiology and Cardiovascular Surgery

June 5, 2017 8:30 a.m. – June 6, 2017 11:30 a.m., Minneapolis

This two-day conference brought to you by The Children's Heart Clinic and Children's Minnesota will provide health professionals the tools and training to be able to:

Race for Children’s: HeartBeat 5000 2017

June 24, 2017, 7:30 a.m. – 11 a.m., Minneapolis

Our annual Race for Children's: HeartBeat 5000 run/walk raises support for cardiac care, neonatology, cancer research and/or urgent needs. Join us on Saturday, June 24th at 7:30am at Father Hennepin Bluffs Park in Minneapolis.