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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).

Dr. Chawla talks teen health topics

Dr. Gigi Chawla wrote a recap of the top teen topics discussed at the American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference and Exhibition 2017.

Emerging Trends in Pediatrics to Watch

Dr. Gigi Chawla, chief of general pediatrics, sat down with Children’s Hospitals Today to discuss trends and challenges in pediatric health care.

The value of Medicaid

Kelly Wolfe, public policy director, wrote an article for Minnesota Physician on the value of Medicaid.

Kohl’s to donate $500,000 to Children’s Minnesota toward addressing asthma in kids

MINNEAPOLIS – (October 24, 2017) – In the Twin Cities, 14.3 percent of children have been diagnosed with asthma, creating ongoing health challenges for many youth. Kohl’s donation of $500,000 over the next two years has been awarded to Children’s Minnesota to help kids better control their asthma and provide supportive resources to area schools.

Children’s Minnesota Top Doctors recognized by Minnesota Monthly Magazine

Children’s Minnesota is proud to congratulate our 155 physicians who were recognized as 2017 Top Doctors by Minnesota Monthly magazine.

The importance of the flu vaccine

Patsy Stinchfield joined other health care leaders at a National Foundation for Infectious Diseases press conference on the upcoming flu season.

The facts and myths about the flu shot

Vaccine specialist Joe Kurland joined KARE-TV's Gordon Severson to discuss the flu vaccine.