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United Health Foundation Awards $3 Million Grant to Children’s Minnesota To Address Health Disparities

The partnership will yield a three-year effort to help families and children better control asthma, address mental health needs and increase vaccinations in the Twin Cities.

Never forget: Remembering the importance of our shared humanity

As you take a moment to remember the Holocaust, I also encourage you to take a moment to reflect on your role in speaking out against attempts to dehumanize others.

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.

Equity mistakes, Part 2. We can’t say that, or can we?

We all make mistakes. In Part 2 of this blog, our kid experts discuss more common mistakes related to equity and identity.

Equity mistakes, Part 1. We can’t say that, or can we?

We all make mistakes related to equity and identity. Two of our kid experts discuss several common mistakes and how to handle them.

Neli’s fighting spirit: a story of strength, unbreakable bonds and the power of advocacy.

Neli Sanchez is 16 years old. She loves art, dancing and listening to BTS. In many ways, she’s a typical teenager — but her journey to this point has been anything but.

Health equity actions: understanding data disaggregation

In the Talking Pediatrics episode, “Health Equity Actions: Understanding Data Disaggregation,” guest host Adriene Thornton discusses this complex area of health equity with Dr. Nathan Chomilo, pediatrician and medical director for the State of Minnesota’s Medicaid and MinnesotaCare programs. Thornton is the manager of health equity at Children’s Minnesota.

Hispanic Heritage Month: meet Dr. Sara Gonzalez

Hispanic Heritage Month is recognized each year from Sept. 15 through Oct. 15 to celebrate the histories, cultures and contributions of those who came to whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean, and Central and South America.