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.

Learn more about Children’s Minnesota 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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The importance of your well-being as a caregiver

Dex Tuttle, injury prevention program manager at Children’s Minnesota, is here to help explain the importance of taking care of yourself and provide resources for you in your community.

Get more of The Dude with his new podcast

When The Dude is not on Star Studio entertaining patients he’s doing something new – podcasting. The Dude has launched Childhood Chatcast, a podcast where he and his co-host interview some of The Kid Experts at Children’s Minnesota about their childhoods.

Roselyn’s recovery: Children’s Minnesota’s Neonatal Virtual Care program brings expert care to more babies

Children’s Minnesota’s Neonatal Virtual Care program provides on-demand care management for newborns, like baby Roselyn, needing immediate acute stabilization and resuscitation at partnering hospitals.

Nothing stops Sloan: from a brain tumor to a national competition before age 9

Sloan is one of nine students selected as a finalist in her age category for the National Braille Challenge. Very impressive, especially when you consider Sloan’s been living with a brain tumor most of her young life.

Common questions and answers about the COVID-19 vaccination

Here are some answers to common questions to help you decide to get your child or yourself vaccinated against COVID-19.

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CDC updates COVID-19 vaccine recommended wait time to eight weeks for some groups

On Feb. 22, 2022, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) updated its guidelines to increase the wait time between the first and second dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines for some people.

Helping kids with the new N95 masking guidelines from the CDC

Dr. Gigi Chawla, chief of general pediatrics at Children’s Minnesota, shares important tips for parents to keep their kids of all ages safely masked in public.

My child has COVID-19! Now what?

My child has COVID-19! Now what? Dr. Gigi Chawla, vice president and chief of general pediatrics at Children’s Minnesota, answers this question and more.

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11 radiology specialties and what they do

Radiologists are health professionals who use imaging techniques to diagnose various patient conditions. While you're probably familiar with some, there are many different types of radiology specialties, each with its tools and methodologies. Explore the radiology specialties list below for more inspiration if you're looking into medical imaging careers.

How to become a pharmacy tech

In addition to a comprehensive benefit and compensation package, a pharmacy career at Children’s Minnesota allows you to focus on pediatric pharmacy and provide outstanding care to kids and their families in the upper Midwest.

Children’s Minnesota expands state’s only neonatal home-based monitoring program

Children’s Minnesota’s innovative Children’s Home Application based Monitoring Program (CHAMP) is now available at all three of the organization’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit locations.


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