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Grand Rounds: Pediatric pain and palliative care: Controversies and clinical updates

January 11, 2018, 8 a.m. – 9 a.m., Minneapolis

Stefan Friedrichsdorf, MD, FAAP

Children’s Hospitals Golf Benefit

June 25, 2018, 6:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m., Dellwood

Join us for the 27th Annual Children’s Hospitals Golf Benefit on Monday, June 25, 2018! This signature event supports the Family Needs Fund at Children’s.

Managing Pain is the Name of the Game

November 3, 2017, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m., Saint Paul

Please join us on Friday, November 3 for an evening in support of the Kiran Stordalen and Horst Rechelbacher Pediatric Pain, Palliative, and Integrative Medicine Clinic.

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Kathleen rises above her uncommon combination of disorders

After battling an eating disorder and a rare autonomic condition, Kathleen hopes to inspire others.

Children’s Hospitals Golf Benefit 2017

June 12, 2017, 7:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m., White Bear Lake

Join us for the Children's Hospitals Golf Benefit on June 12, 2017! This signature event supports the Family Needs Fund at Children's  Minnesota. This event is the main source of funding for the Family Needs Fund, which provides patient families without financial means the support to cover expenses such as prescriptions, transportation costs and more.

Children’s Minnesota does everything possible to prevent and treat pain – Introducing Children’s Comfort Promise

Nobody likes to get shots, but evidence supports that if we follow the four easy steps, children will have less pain with needle procedures.

Grand Rounds: K Bruce Fehr MD Memorial Lecture

October 6, 2016, 8 a.m. – 9 a.m., Minneapolis

This week's grand rounds will feature:

The New York Times highlights the importance of pediatric pain management, featuring Dr. Friedrichsdorf

For the past several years, Dr. Stefan Friedrichsdorf, director of the Children’s Minnesota Department of Pain Medicine, Palliative Care and Integrative Medicine, and his team have been leading the charge in Minnesota and the Upper Midwest to help change the way children in pain are treated. In an article for The New York Times, Dr. Friedrichsdorf explained how children’s pain often goes unrecognized and undertreated, and discussed the importance of pediatric pain management.

Kids’ pain underrecognized, undertreated

The New York Times published a story on its health blog about how children's pain often has been mismanaged, particularly in the U.S.

Dr. Kavita Desai and Andrew Warmuth on pain

Children’s Pedcast: Treating and eliminating pain

Dr. Kavita Desai and Andrew Warmuth from the pain program share how their team works to eliminate acute, chronic, complex and procedural pain.