Mayo Clinic Children’s Center

Mayo Clinic is committed to meeting patient needs, including their spiritual needs. For many Native American patients, that includes a healing ceremony called smudging. Valerie[...]

By In the Loop • July 14, 2022

Soon after they welcomed their son to the world, Matti and Shlomi Kalman Hillel learned little Tom would need a heart transplant. Tom was airlifted[...]

By In the Loop • June 30, 2022

Annley Wentz came into the world very early — and very small. She weighed less than two pounds when she was born and faced a[...]

By In the Loop • March 15, 2022

Gabriel Ryan wasn't supposed to live. The Goodhue, Minnesota, toddler was diagnosed with polycystic kidney disease before birth. The disorder is usually fatal. But young[...]

By In the Loop • February 17, 2022

Child Life staff in Rochester have created an Amazon wish list with items to meet Child Life’s current needs. The program has made a big difference[...]

By In the Loop • November 23, 2021

When an 18-month-old was found unresponsive in a pond, his parents feared the worst. Then doctors offered hope with a life-support measure called ECMO. On[...]

By In the Loop • November 22, 2021

Young Kenedi Schoeneck was diagnosed at Mayo Clinic with Wilms' tumor, a rare type of kidney cancer. She and her sister, Tenley, chronicle Kenedi's experience[...]

By In the Loop • September 21, 2021

A family's gratitude for the care provided to their young son led them to provide scholarships to pediatric nurses at Mayo Clinic for continuing education,[...]

By In the Loop • June 10, 2021

Pediatric patients under the care of Elizabeth Stephens, M.D., Ph.D., may wake up from surgery with art on their chest. It all started when she[...]

By In the Loop • March 26, 2021

Since 2013, Mayo Clinic NICU colleagues have sewn bereavement blankets and bags to help comfort families through some of the hardest times of their lives.[...]

By In the Loop • March 10, 2020