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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Caring for children after they leave the neonatal intensive care unit

Caring for babies doesn't end when they graduate from the NICU. Children's Minnesota offers a free follow-up program for at-risk babies.

Minneapolis campus hosts interfaith Ramadan dinner

Children’s Minnesota partnered with its internal Muslim employee resource group to host its second annual Ramadan dinner for more than 100 community members at our Minneapolis campus. The breaking of the fast – known as the iftar -- was a community building opportunity for staff, families, neighbors and local leaders from diverse backgrounds.

Join The Dude and Walk for Amazing!

Register for Walk for Amazing and hang out with The Dude while you support your favorite Children’s program.

Asher’s Dashers is on top of the Walk for Amazing fundraising leaderboard

Walk for Amazing team Asher’s Dashers is topping the leaderboard having raised more than 250 percent of their goal.

Dr. Joseph Lillegard discusses his work in genomics

We asked Dr. Joseph Lillegard, director of research and open fetal surgery, a few questions about his dedicated work in genomics.

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Children’s Minnesota’s Jim Leste named to Nexus board of directors

Jim Leste, vice president of support operations, interim senior director of surgical specialties at Children's Minnesota was named to the Nexus board of directors.

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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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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Children’s Minnesota Announces Five-Year Contract Extension with President and CEO Dr. Marc Gorelick

Children’s Minnesota announced that it has agreed with President and CEO Dr. Marc Gorelick to extend the term of his employment agreement another five years through 2024.

Dr. Anupam Kharbanda discusses summer safety

Dr. Anupam Kharbanda, chief of critical care services, joined the WCCO Mid-Morning Show to talk about summer safety.

Community Caregivers: Samreen Vora, MD

Samreen Vora, MD, medical director of the Simulation Center, was profiled by Minnesota Physician as a Community Caregiver. Dr. Vora was honored for her work at the Indus Hospital in Karachi, Pakistan, where she spent a month teaching and working in emergency medicine, and worked to develop the hospital’s simulation program.

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