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Noah shares what it’s like to have a medically complex sibling

Noah Bachman is 15 years old and has been a member of our Youth Advisory Council (YAC) for four years. He shares what it’s like to have a medically complex sibling.

Ben’s story: from traumatic brain injury to inspiring others

After suffering a traumatic brain injury during a car crash in 2018, Ben, 16, continues to recover and now wants to use his story to help others during Brain Injury Awareness Month in March.

Spike in ED visits for adolescent mental health, including eating disorders, new CDC study reports

On the two-year anniversary of COVID-19, we’re learning more about the impact of the pandemic on adolescent mental health, particularly eating disorders in kids and teens. There were more than four times the number of adolescents treated in the emergency department (ED) across the country for eating disorders in 2022 than in 2020, according to a study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) that was released in February.

Minnesota Wild fanatic and patient gets ultimate game experience

Jack, who is Minnesota Wild fanatic, got a major boost to his spirit when he got to skate on the ice as the Wild’s flag bearer the same night the team retired Mikko Koivu’s #9 jersey.

Esther’s resilience through her diagnosis

Grant and Brittany have been married for more than eight years. But at their 20-week ultrasound, their lives changed forever. Grant and Brittany were told that further testing may confirm a more severe and potentially fatal form of dwarfism.

How the flu led to 10 weeks of ECMO: 13-year-old Emmily’s story

After testing positive for Influenza B, Emmily worsened where she spent 10 weeks on ECMO, and 13 weeks in our PICU.

Celebrating Social Work Month 2022

To celebrate our very own social work team, we sat down with Hannah Kuhne, MSW, LGSW, social worker on the after-hours team in St. Paul; and Teasha Lightfoot, LGSW, social worker on the after-hours team in Minneapolis, to learn more about their work and what this year’s theme means to them.

Renowned medical ethicist Harriet A. Washington speaks to Children’s Minnesota employees

Children’s Minnesota is honored to announce that renowned medical ethicist Harriet A. Washington was the guest speaker for our Grand Rounds that focused on the legacy of racism in the medical system on Feb. 17, 2022. The topic of the Ground Rounds was: A shot in the dark? Vaccines and medical untrustworthiness.

James C. Burroughs II joins Children’s Theatre Company to talk about racial injustice

James C. Burroughs II, senior vice president, government and community relations, chief equity and inclusion officer at Children’s Minnesota, was invited to join the Children’s Theatre Company (CTC) on Saturday, March 19, 2022, for a post-show conversation after their play, “Something Happened in Our Town.”

Get to know more about bleeding disorders

And, at Children’s Minnesota’s Center for Bleeding and Clotting Disorders, we treat more than 1,000 children with blood disorders each year.