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 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.

Children’s Minnesota Stories

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Talking to your children about racism

Dr. Gigi Chawla, chief of general pediatrics at Children’s Minnesota, provides families with advice surrounding racism and George Floyd's death.

Children’s Minnesota webinar for Minneapolis and Saint Paul school nurses and other office staff

Our Psychological Services and Integrative Medicine experts at Children’s Minnesota conducted a webinar reaching over 160 Minneapolis and Saint Paul school nurses, and members of office staff including school psychologists, counselors, social workers, and social emotional learning teams.

The first-ever Virtual Walk for Amazing raises $158,854 to support Children’s Minnesota

Children's Minnesota's Virtual Walk for Amazing raised over 158,854 to help support care areas or the Urgent Needs Fund. Thank you!

Update to Children’s Minnesota: Increased security measures and travel updates

Children’s Minnesota is committed to ensuring the safety and well-being of our patients, families and staff. Learn more about our recent updated our security measures and travel recommendations.

Joining together in times of tragedy

Dr. Marc Gorelick, president and CEO at Children's Minnesota, comments on the tragedy of George Floyd's death.

Hot Topics

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Your 2020 New Year’s resolution: Quit vaping

Quitting vaping isn't easy, that's why Dr. Anne Griffiths, pediatric pulmonologist and vaping expert at Children's Minnesota, is sharing how parents can help their kids quit vaping and e-cigarette usage this year.

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Vaping, e-cigs and tampered cartridges

Nearly 25 percent of teens use e-cigarettes or vapes. Experts at Children's Minnesota found a cluster of cases of severe lung damage in teens and young adults that they believe to be linked to vaping. With vaping becoming a national epidemic, concerned parents and news outlets have turned to Children's for answers.

Children’s Minnesota reaches audiences across the country through coverage on the dangers of vaping

Children's Minnesota has garnered extensive national attention on the topic of vaping, and has become the thought leader on the subject.

Calendar of Events

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ANNOUNCING THE LAUNCH OF CHILDREN’S MINNESOTA VIRTUAL GRAND ROUNDS!

April 20, 2020 8 a.m. – June 25, 2020 9 a.m.

Scramble for a Cure

June 8, 2020, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., Blaine

Remote Group: June 8 Pregnancy and Infant Loss support group

June 8, 2020, 5 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

News & Press Releases

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Virtual Walk for Amazing raises $158,854 for Children’s Minnesota

Walk for Amazing changed from a one-day walk at U.S. Bank Stadium to a virtual event in order to keep families safe while social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Children’s Minnesota in the news

Children’s Minnesota experts were featured in a variety of news segments across broadcast, print and online media.

Minnesota CEOs join Children’s Minnesota in response to recent tragedy

President and CEO Dr. Marc Gorelick urges the community to address structural racism.

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