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Building Bridges for Breastfeeding Duration: morning session

August 3, 2018, 8 a.m. – 11:30 a.m., Minneapolis

The Bridges training offers the opportunity for those who work with pregnant and postpartum women to learn together, contributing to consistency of information and to building bridges for future work between organizations.

Grand Rounds: The Hidden Brain: How the Unconscious Mind Drives Behavior

August 2, 2018, 8 a.m. – 9 a.m., Minneapolis

Shankar Vedantam

Helping Babies Survive® Master Trainer Course

August 2, 2018 8 a.m. – August 4, 2018 4:30 p.m., St. Paul


Grand Rounds: The Day of the Transgender Child: How Policy Impacts Gender Identity in the Future

June 21, 2018, 8 a.m. – 9 a.m., Minneapolis

Andrea Jenkins

Grand Rounds: Safe Spaces: Injury prevention hot topics

June 28, 2018, 8 a.m. – 9 a.m., Minneapolis

Andrew Kiragu, MD, FAAP

Grand Rounds: Self-injurious behaviors in adolescents

June 14, 2018, 8 a.m. – 9 a.m., St. Paul

Kathryn Cullen, MD

Grand Rounds: Becoming who they are: Supporting transgender youth

June 7, 2018, 8 a.m. – 9 a.m., Minneapolis

Angela Goepferd, MD, FAAP

Pediatric Integrative Medicine Nursing Course

October 1, 2018 8 a.m. – October 3, 2018 4 p.m., Saint Paul

This 3 day course is designed for nurses and other health care professionals working with children in inpatient and outpatient settings. It will focus on concepts of holistic/integrative health care. The course structure will include interactive and experiential components; the goal is to prepare participants to bring new knowledge to the bedside. The course will include relaxation techniques, imagery and hypnosis, massage therapy, aromatherapy, acupressure, energy work, music therapy, yoga and an update on nutrition. There will be an opportunity to hear from nurses and patients who have used integrative techniques and to engage with like-minded colleagues in a supportive learning environment. Participants may register for all or portions of the course.

Evan Ginter and brother

Why I Walk for Amazing: Evan’s Story

Evan was six months old when he was diagnosed with pleuropulmonary blastoma (PPB), a rare form of cancer that originates in the lung or the covering of the lungs.

Grand Rounds: Down Syndrome – Not just an extra chromosome!

July 12, 2018, 8 a.m. – 9 a.m., Minneapolis

Brian Skotko, MD