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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Help fight antibiotic resistance

Infections are often painful and can get in the way of your child’s well-being and everyday activities. You may be surprised to learn that many common infections do not necessarily require antibiotics.

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Halloween safety tips for kids with sensitivies

Halloween can be a fun-filled holiday for kids and families, but it's important to be alert and aware when trick-or-treating.

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The flu shot is the best defense against influenza

The flu, or influenza, is a complex, highly-contagious virus that is nearly impossible to predict. The flu vaccine is the best way to protect against influenza.

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Talking to kids about tragedies in the news

Incidents of gun violence and terrorism are hard to understand and process for individuals of all ages, but especially for children. Therefore, it’s critical for parents to talk with their children about these tragedies and help them process what they’re seeing.

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Trina takes a shot at Harold

Diagnosed with ovarian cancer at 20 years old, Trina turned to Children’s Minnesota to defeat tumor for good.

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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.

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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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Influenza

Get all the facts on influenza from Children's infectious disease experts.

Calendar of Events

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Toddler Attention Study at Children’s St. Paul Primary Care Clinic

April 1, 2017 12 a.m. – April 1, 2018 12 a.m., St. Paul

Grand Rounds: America the hostile: Gun violence as an indicator of a society that is toxic

November 30, 2017, 8 a.m. – 9 a.m., Minneapolis

2017 Diabetes Management in the School Setting

December 2, 2017, 7:30 a.m. – 4 p.m., Saint Paul

News & Press Releases

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Children’s Minnesota names Marc Gorelick, MD, as next chief executive officer

Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minn. – (Nov. 13, 2017) – Children’s Minnesota (Children’s) is pleased to announce Marc Gorelick, MD, as its new chief executive officer (CEO). This news comes on the heels of current Children’s CEO Bob Bonar’s announcement that he intends to retire on Dec. 8, 2017. Since joining Children’s in 2014, Bonar has championed a more collaborative system of care for children and families in our region – to improve access, quality and value – and has been focused on bridging relationships with health systems sharing this same spirit.

Children’s Minnesota awarded “Gold Status” by Minnesota Department of Health

Children's Minnesota was recognized by the Minnesota Department of Health as a "gold status" facility for efforts around antimicrobial stewardship.

Bob Bonar, CEO, advocates for Children’s Health Insurance Program

Bob Bonar, CEO, penned a plea to Congress to authorize federal funding for the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP).

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