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Role of bias at the bedside: Children’s Minnesota pioneered a course for employees to practice implicit bias mitigation strategies

As part of our commitment to health equity, Children's Minnesota pioneered and developed an interactive simulation training course called "The Role of Bias in De-escalation" which began to roll out to employees in 2020. This course provides an opportunity for employees to practice implicit bias mitigation strategies and de-escalation skills in a simulated environment with actors.

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.

Children’s Minnesota’s 2022 summer equity and inclusion internship program

This summer Children's Minnesota has successfully hosted 20 interns through our equity and inclusion (E&I) internship program!

Clinic manager shares her seven-year career experience at Children’s Minnesota

Emma Wenzel, clinic manager at our Partners in Pediatrics Maple Grove clinic, has been working at Children’s Minnesota helping kids for seven years now. She is sharing all her favorite things about her career below.

The irony of Black blood donation

We need more Black blood donors. To understand why, you need to know the history.

Health equity manager shares more about her 26-year career at Children’s Minnesota

Adriene Thornton, health equity manager, has been working at Children’s Minnesota helping kids for 26 years now. She is sharing all her favorite things about her career below.

Dr. Angela Kade Goepferd named 2022 Ellen Perrin Award for Excellence honoree

The honor from the American Academy of Pediatrics Section on LGBT Health and Wellness recognizes the outstanding work Dr. Goepferd has done in advocacy for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer youth and families in Minnesota and the region.

Children’s Minnesota DEI executive shares expertise during forum on recruiting and retaining professionals of color

James Burroughs, senior vice president, government and community relations, chief equity and inclusion officer at Children’s Minnesota, was selected for a panel discussion focusing on the importance of recruiting and retaining professionals of color.

Children’s Minnesota brings vaccines, mental health consults, book giveaways and fun to North Minneapolis block party

Join Children’s Minnesota for the first annual Live Your Healthy Lyfe community block party on Saturday, Aug. 20, 2022! Live Your Healthy Lyfe is the first-ever health and wellness block party in North Minneapolis designed to empower the community to build trusting relationships with health and wellness experts, and provide an easier way to make healthy decisions. Children’s Minnesota is a sponsor and participant in this event by the Northside community for the Northside community!