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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 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 under recognized, 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.

Dr. Friedrichsdorf highlights the benefits of integrative medicine

Dr. Stefan Friedrichsdorf sits down with KARE-TV to discuss the benefits of integrative medicine in managing children’s pain.

2016 Children’s Hospitals Golf Benefit

January 1, 1970, 12 a.m. – 12 a.m., White Bear Lake

Join us for the Children's Hospitals Golf Benefit on July 18, 2016! This signature event supports the Family Needs Fund and Pain and Palliative Care Program at Children's Minnesota.

“We want to make sure that children live as long as possible, as well as possible” – Dr. Friedrichsdorf, Minnesota Medicine

Dr. Stefan Friedrichsdorf, medical director Children's Minnesota Pain, Palliative and Integrative Medicine Clinic is featured in a story about growing palliative care options at pediatric hospitals and some of the misconceptions around palliative care.