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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.

How to talk to your kids about war and conflict

Dr. Sarah Jerstad, clinical director of psychological services at Children’s Minnesota, shares tips for parents on talking to kids about war and conflict.

One family turns heartbreak into giving back

Vanessa was born with hydrocephalus, and because of that, she spent a lot of her life receiving care at Children’s Minnesota. At age 12, Vanessa sadly passed away. In her honor, hundreds showed up to shop for donations for Children's Minnesota.

Celebrating Women’s History Month: employee of 40 years shares more

We talked with Nancy Schult, neonatal nurse practitioner, about her 40-year career at Children’s Minnesota and what this month means to her.

Celebrating Women’s History Month: employee of 26.5 years shares more

We talked with Des Wallace, lead human resources business partner, about her 26.5-year career at Children’s Minnesota and what Women’s History Month means to her.

Celebrating Women’s History Month: senior project manager shares more

We talked with Natalia Meshkova, senior project manager, about her five-and-a-half years at Children’s Minnesota and what Women’s History Month means to her.