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Children’s Minnesota and Project SEARCH

Children’s Minnesota is proud to be a partner of Project SEARCH, a program that helps prepare individuals with special needs for employment. In 2022, Children’s Minnesota celebrated the 10th anniversary of our partnership. Children’s Minnesota was one of the first two Project SEARCH programs in Minnesota.

How to help your child’s dry winter skin

Dr. Gigi Chawla, chief of general pediatrics at Children’s Minnesota, shares tips for parents to help their kids with their dry and itchy skin this winter.

Winter weather closures at Children’s Minnesota

Because of current weather conditions, Children's Minnesota clinical services are working with patients and families to accommodate their various needs. It is possible some of our locations are closing or reducing their hours while other locations are still fully operational. If you have not heard from your clinic, please check with your location before you head out for your appointment. Thank you for understanding!

Health care equity includes hair care

Historically, Black patients have experienced disparities across the spectrum of health care, even when it comes to the most basic of patient needs – hair care. That’s why a team of nurses at Children’s Minnesota set out to address the issue and improve hair care for children in the hospital with textured hair.

Work Here Wednesday: Our emergency department is hiring EMTs!

Children’s Minnesota is seeking qualified candidates to join our emergency departments team in Minneapolis! Join the kid experts and apply today!

Maddy’s heart transplant story

Read the story of Maddy's heart transplant.

Children’s Minnesota employee resource group members celebrate Black History Month

At Children's Minnesota, our employee resource groups (ERG) are supportive allies for each another, regardless of which ERG they are involved in. This Black History Month, we asked some of our ERG members what they're doing to recognize, celebrate and raise awareness.

Defying the odds: Gwen’s fight through brain cancer

Growing up playing sports with her three older brothers means Gwen has no shortage of motivation. After being diagnosed with brain cancer at only 19 years old, Gwen plans to still finish college a semester early, works part-time, goes to the gym every day and even plans on competing in her first powerlifting tournament in July!

Jayden’s heart gets a new beat on Valentine’s Day

Jayden's parents weren’t sure they'd get to watch their son play the way he can after learning he would be born with a serious heart condition. But thanks to the expert medical care provided by the team at Children’s Minnesota’s cardiovascular program Jayden is a kid on the move.

Identical twins with identical heart defects, now thriving in college

Identical twins Jacob and Josh were both born with same rare form of congenital heart disease (CHD). However, their care journeys took different paths.