Stories that change you forever

When you work with the most amazing people on earth, you’re bound to have some interesting stories to tell. Every day amazing things happen here at Children’s Minnesota. From a single child’s incredible story to a research breakthrough that helps thousands of kids, we have stories that will change the way you see the world.

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Learn more about Children’s news and events, what’s going on at our hospitals and clinics, and our experts in the news. You can also read stories written by our staff, patients and families.

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Children’s Minnesota ENT operates on rhino

Operating on a 2,300 pound rhino isn’t part of Dr. Siva Chinnadurai’s typical day as a pediatric ear, nose and throat (ENT) surgeon at Children’s Minnesota.

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Star Studio, our in-house TV channel, brings joy to patients

It can be hard to feel like a kid when you’re in the hospital. That’s where Star Studio comes in.

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For a boy with a mysterious bug bite, child life specialists made all the difference

When a mysterious bug bite brought Johnny into Children's Minnesota, a team of physicians and child life specialists became a bright spot in his story.

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The state of pediatric health care

Investing in our children is the single best thing we can do to ensure a brighter and more successful future – for them, for our state and for our country.

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New updates to AAP policy on spanking

The American Academy of Pediatrics recently updated its guidelines on spanking and other forms of corporal punishment.

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Clinicians from the Midwest Fetal Care Center.

Midwest Fetal Care Center

Midwest Fetal Care Center is the first and largest advanced fetal care program in the Upper Midwest. Providing expanded access to prenatal care.

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Medicaid and its impact on our kids

As the health care industry faces a time of unprecedented change, we remain committed to providing exceptional care to all children and their families, regardless of their ability to pay.

Clinicians from the Midwest Fetal Care Center.

Midwest Fetal Care Center

Midwest Fetal Care Center is the first and largest advanced fetal care program in the Upper Midwest. Providing expanded access to prenatal care.

Calendar of Events

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Crayola Experience – Paintin’ for Kids

January 21, 2019, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m., Bloomington

Grand Rounds: Stump the professor: Clinical Problem Solving

January 24, 2019, 8 a.m. – 9 a.m., Minneapolis

Story Portrait Workshop: Using art for healing in grief

January 27, 2019, 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m., Minneapolis

News & Press Releases

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Children's MN nurses honored with Daisy Award

Children’s Minnesota nurses honored with Daisy Award for nursing excellence

Four Children's Minnesota nurses were honored with a DAISY Award on Jan. 15 for their above-and-beyond care.

Children’s Minnesota attains Level I Children’s Surgery Center verification by the American College of Surgeons

Children’s Minnesota has been verified as a Level I Children’s Surgery Center by the American College of Surgeons Children’s Surgery Verification Quality Improvement Program (ACS CSV).

Children’s Level 4 Pediatric Epilespy Center uses combination of new technologies to help patients with epilepsy

Dr. Nitin Agarwal, an epileptologist, and Dr. Joseph Petronio, a neurosurgeon, used a combination of new technologies - stereoelectroencephalography (sEEG) and the Rosa robot - to eliminate seizures for 10-year-old epilepsy patient Nicole.

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