News & Events

Mighty Blog

Filter by:

Recognizing Veterans Day with Ron Jarvi, co-chair of the military and veterans employee resource group

In honor of Veterans Day, we spoke with Ron Jarvi, organizational development & learning (OD&L) senior consultant and co-chair of the military and veterans employee resource group (ERG) at Children’s Minnesota, to learn more about his role, involvement with the military and veterans ERG and his plans to recognize Veterans Day.

Farm boy tough: Henrik overcomes severe brain injury with the help of our Level I trauma center and neurosurgery teams

After what his family calls a one-in-a-million fall at daycare, little Henrik suffered a severe brain injury. His care teams at Children’s Minnesota helped put the toddler on the road to recovery.

Clinical trials at Children’s Minnesota give Lincoln and other kids access to new treatments

14-year-old Lincoln's active life came to a near standstill when he was diagnosed with a bleeding disorder called ITP. However, clinical trials at Children's Minnesota gave Lincoln access to a new treatment, before it became widely available.

What parents and teens need to know about IUDs

The kid experts in our gynecology program are here to help you further understand what IUDs are, what getting one placed is like and how they can help teens and young adults. You’ll also hear from Children’s Minnesota patients about their firsthand experiences with IUDs!

Twins Madison and Peyton born with same heart condition now reaching milestones after procedure

The twins were born three months premature with their patent ductus arteriosus’ (PDA) still open. The Kid Experts at Children’s Minnesota developed a standard guideline and protocol for preterm babies requiring transcatheter closure of their PDA, meaning Madison and Peyton were in the best hands possible.

One family strives to bring awareness around blood clots for World Thrombosis Day

Four out of the six members of the Jahnz family have a blood clotting disorder called protein S deficiency. Staying positive has been a huge part of how they’ve moved forward as a family.

Children’s Minnesota doctor awarded with $100,000 childhood cancer research grant from Hyundai Hope On Wheels

During the event, children battling cancer participated in Hyundai Hope On Wheels’ signature Handprint Ceremony, in which they dipped their hands in paint and placed their handprints on a white 2023 Hyundai Tucson.

Brianna Albrecht talks about being physical therapist at Children’s Minnesota for National Rehabilitation Awareness Week

Brianna Albrecht talks about being physical therapist at Children's Minnesota for National Rehabilitation Awareness Week.

Don’t be afraid to ask: A message to parents about suicide and kids.

Children’s Minnesota psychologists share tips for how to prepare for the conversation about suicide, have the conversation and to be prepared with outside resources.

Hispanic Heritage Month: One employee shares what it means to her

In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, we spoke with Wendy Zúñiga, pharmacy coordinator and co-chair of the Voces employee resource group (ERG) at Children’s Minnesota, to learn more about her role, involvement with Voces and what Hispanic Heritage Month means to her.