I have been truly humbled and changed by this experience
These nurses have inspired me to go for my RN so I can work side by side with the people who brought so much joy to my life in my darkest hours. You all truly changed my life in unit 6A.
As we were in the waiting room, a young man injured in a bicycle accident with facial abrasions and an obvious concussion
Major fail, UMMC. HUGE HUGE fail. I will be sure to recommend that people go elsewhere.
Nowadays when people are quick to point out what is wrong, we must say there are many, many good things happening at the U of M Medical. Our family feels truly blessed.
There's no shortage of superheroes at our hospitals! Yesterday, the patients, family members, doctors and staff at University of Minnesota Masonic Children's Hospital recognized the superheroes among us during #SuperheroDay2018. Check out the photos from the event: http://bit.ly/2I0SNdg ❤️❤️
Have you heard of a water exchange colonoscopy? Our expert, Piet de Groen, MD, shares a few facts. Read more: http://bit.ly/2uWAzUW
Are your nurses certified? In honor of Certified Nurses Day on March 19, we asked two University of Minnesota Health nurses to explain what it means to be a board-certified nurse. Read more: http://bit.ly/2HM3lgB
Forty years ago, Jason Kahle received a life-saving bone marrow transplant. Since then, he’s spent his time and energy making life better for others.
This year, we’re honoring the 50th anniversary of our first bone marrow transplant by sharing stories from our survivors. Read Jason’s story.
One surgeon's suspicions, a care team's decisive action, and a new drug therapy have forever improved the course of this toddler's life. Read Jane's spinal muscular atrophy story: http://bit.ly/2pbAB90
We’re honored to announce that nearly 70 of our physicians have been recognized as “Top Doctors: Rising Stars” in 2018 by Mpls.St.Paul Magazine. Find out which of our docs made the list: www.mhealth.org/stars
Family genetics can elevate your risk for some medical conditions, including colon cancer. How can you identify and manage your cancer risk? Learn more: http://bit.ly/2FMIZX1
Visiting University of Minnesota Medical Center on Tuesday, March 13? Please note: Due to construction a portion of Harvard Street between the entrance of our East Bank hospital and East River Road will be closed from 5 a.m. to 1 p.m.
To access the medical center entrance, we ask that visitors use Oak Street SE. and Delaware St. SE. Detour signs and traffic flow personnel will be on-site to help you navigate to your destination. The hospital’s main entrance will remain open, and there will be no change to valet or shuttle services.
For our detour routes, please refer to the map below.
“The future of our center is strong. We have a fantastic team, and that contributes to our approach and our outcomes. Our people are smart, passionate, and care deeply about their patients.”
Meet Nurse Practitioner Carlye Tomczyk, APRN, CNP, who is the new associate director of clinical care for the Pediatric Cystic Fibrosis Center University of Minnesota Masonic Children's Hospital: http://bit.ly/2Fmingb
KS95 Morning Show co-host Crisco made a special, in-person delivery at our hospital today! Inspired by a kidney transplant donor who called into the show, the KS95 - St. Paul / Minneapolis team brought 100 roses to our care providers and patients. Thanks for helping us celebrate World Kidney Day! 🌹
Is a colonoscopy painful? How often should you have one? How do you prepare for the exam? We asked two of our experts to share helpful information: http://bit.ly/2I9tzKW
Amazing! Our very own Chris Weight, MD, led a group of Apple Valley students up Mexico's tallest mountain, Pico de Orizaba, to raise awareness and funding for kidney cancer research.
Last Sunday, Amy Klobuchar visited our Clinics and Surgery Center to advocate for people affected by #ALS, cerebral palsy, Rett syndrome, and other diseases that affect a person’s ability to communicate.
“Speech generating devices aren’t a luxury for people affected with diseases like ALS or Parkinson’s, they are a lifeline,” Klobuchar said. Read more about her visit: http://bit.ly/2Flg509