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Pediatric pain and palliative medicine fellowship

The pain & palliative care program is devoted to control acute, chronic/complex and procedural pain in all in- and outpatients in close collaboration with all pediatric sub-specialties at Children’s Minnesota. The team also provides holistic, interdisciplinary care for children and teens with life-limiting or terminal diseases and their families.

8th Annual Improving Neonatal Outcomes Conference: When Routine Isn’t Routine

March 7, 2018, 8 a.m. – 3:45 p.m., Minneapolis

This one-day conference is designed for nurses and any other health professionals that care for high risk neonatal patients.

11th Annual Pediatric Pain Master Class

June 9, 2018 8 a.m. – June 15, 2018 5 p.m., Minneapolis

The Pediatric Pain Master Class offers state of the art education in pain management for the pediatric patient from a holistic and interdisciplinary perspective. The course features a faculty of internationally recognized experts who will cover pharmacological, medical, psychosocial and integrative therapies for the management of children’s acute, procedural and complex/chronic pain. Pain assessment and management of somatic, visceral, neuropathic, psychosocial and spiritual pain, as well as end-of-life management of pain and distressing symptoms, will be explored in depth using lectures, interactive presentations, experiential activities, and small-group learning.

Grand Rounds: Pediatric pain treatment: 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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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.