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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Football fans donate $221,143 to Child Life program at Children’s Minnesota

Football fans, inspired by the grit and generosity of NFL punter Thomas Morstead, donated more than $200,000 in less than a week, all for the Child Life program at Children’s Minnesota.

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Making New Year’s resolutions as a family

The beginning of a New Year provides us with an opportunity for a fresh start and the chance to try new ways we can improve our health and well-being.

Sam and Ava Mighty blog story

Twins Sam and Ava thrive despite scary start

Sam and Ava were born just a few minutes shy of sharing a birthday with their dad. But their special story began while they were still in the womb.

Fun ways to give back with your kids during the holidays

The holiday season is a perfect time to teach children about the importance of giving back to those in need. Even if you personally don’t have much to give, there are many opportunities to make a difference in the lives of others.

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Help Protect the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP)

Children’s Minnesota is urging our U.S. senators and representatives to protect children and extend CHIP funding immediately. Children’s health shouldn’t be a partisan issue.

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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.

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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: Funding Amazing: The crucial role of clinicians

January 25, 2018, 8 a.m. – 9 a.m., Minneapolis

Grand Rounds: Multidisciplinary approach and care of deaf and hard of hearing children

February 1, 2018, 8 a.m. – 9 a.m., Minneapolis

News & Press Releases

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PUBLIC NOTICE: MAGNET RECOGNITION PROGRAM – SITE VISIT

MAGNET RECOGNITION PROGRAM ® - SITE VISIT

A Day-by-Day Guide to Treating a Cold or the Flu

Patsy Stinchfield shared tips for tackling the flu by staying hydrated and monitoring a fever.

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.

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