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.

Children’s Minnesota stories

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Razones por las que debe registrarse en el portal en línea MyChildren´s

Tenga acceso en línea al expediente médico y a los resultados de las pruebas médicas de su hijo. Además, próximamente, la mayoría de las clínicas ofrecerán citas virtuales de óptima calidad.

Andrew’s cancer story

In the summer of 2019, the Ortega-Hohe family’s lives were turned upside down when they found out 10-year-old Andrew had stage 2A Lymphocyte-Predominant Hodgkin Lymphoma.

On their side: an advocate for kids with sickle cell disease

Caring for kids is about more than treating their illness or condition—it’s about also caring for the whole family. That’s why family support services for children and families coping with sickle cell disease are a fundamental component of the Hemoglobinopathy and Sickle Cell Program at Children’s Minnesota.

Children’s Minnesota’s Teen Hematology Gynecology Program has a new name: Adolescent and Young Adult Hematology Gynecology Program

We’re excited to announce our teen hematology gynecology program at Children’s Minnesota has been renamed to the Adolescent and Young Adult (AYA) hematology gynecology program.

Born with spina bifida: Odin is cared for by the experts at the Midwest Fetal Care Center

When Darby and Brad went in for a routine check-up at their family care provider in Fort Dodge, Iowa, the doctors diagnosed baby Muller with spina bifida.

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Health experts share their insights about COVID-19 and kids in Minnesota Family Physician magazine

In the fall 2020 edition of Minnesota Family Physician magazine, Children’s Minnesota clinicians shared their expertise on the impact COVID-19 has had on kids, covering COVID-19 epidemiology, clinical trends and mental health considerations.

Are COVID-19 and vaping connected? A pediatric pulmonologist explains.

For those who vape or smoke, the risks for complications if you get COVID-19 might be even greater. Dr. Anne Griffiths, a pediatric pulmonologist at Children’s Minnesota, explains the possible connection between vaping and COVID-19 complications.

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Tips to 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.

Calendar of events

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Table Talk 2021

September 21, 2021 5:30 p.m. – October 13, 2021 5:30 p.m.

Day of the Dozers

September 25, 2021, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., Elk River

Virtual group: September 27 Pregnancy and Infant Loss support group

September 27, 2021, 5 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

News and press releases

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Dr. Gigi Chawla featured in Metro Doctors, shares her best practices for physicians finding and using their authentic voice

Dr. Gigi Chawla, MD, MHA, vice president and chief of general pediatrics at Children’s Minnesota and medical director of Reach Out and Read Minnesota, was featured in the fall 2021 issue of Metro Doctors titled, “Advocacy beyond the clinic.”

Children’s Minnesota partners with Target Corporation for employee presentation series

Target Corporation teamed up with Children’s Minnesota to host presentations for their employees on timely topics in child health, including mental and behavioral health, and the impacts of racism on our kids.

185 Children’s Minnesota physicians named Top Doctors by Minnesota Monthly

Children’s Minnesota is proud to congratulate 185 physicians who were recognized as 2021 Top Doctors by Minnesota Monthly magazine.


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