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Stella Wright talent garden

Meet Talent Garden graduate Stella Wright

A graduate of Hennepin Healthcare’s Talent Garden internship program was in the news earlier this year for being a 2023 National Finalist as well as winner of the Poetry Ourselves spoken word competition in Washington D.C.

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My Hennepin life – “Solid Gold”

We have had thousands of patients walk through our doors and more than eight CEOs and Hospital Administrators, but only one Sharon Presley.

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Clinical associates fill critical staffing needs while building healthcare careers

During the pandemic, Chanel watched nurses and doctors on the front lines, feeling a pull to work in healthcare.

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Supply chain initiative helps Kamesha Davenport grow small business

The call from Hennepin Healthcare was the biggest opportunity so far to make her entrepreneurship dream a reality.

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Hennepin Team Members Honored During Ceremony Returning Sacred Land

Two Hennepin Healthcare team members took a walk with the governor of Wisconsin across sacred land that had been torn from their ancestors.

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Resident Reignites her Passion for Surgery through Service

Alexandra Coward, MD, MPH, spent 10 days in Guatemala providing surgical services to a rural community through a nonprofit.

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Paramedic John Sylvester is Recognized as Health Care Hero

Paramedic John Sylvester is the 2022 Mpls/St. Paul Business Journal second annual Health Care Hero in the First Responder category.

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Remembering Bibi

Some people leave a footprint in life and our hearts. Bibiana Garzon “Bibi” was one of those. Hennepin Healthcare’s Aqui Para Ti / Here for You clinic turns 20 years old this summer. Dr. Maria Veronica Svetaz created this “clinic within a clinic” while she was faculty at La Clinica en Lake, a new clinic…

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What is aphasia?

Bruce Willis, the 67-year-old actor mostly known for portraying wisecracking action heroes like John McClane from the Die Hard series, announced his retirement from acting, after being diagnosed with aphasia. Those who worked with him had been aware of a cognitive decline over several years, noticing struggle with his memory and an inability to deliver…

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Voices of Hennepin Healthcare: Aida Strom

Aida Strom, Hennepin Healthcare’s health equity community engagement program manager, envisions a collaborative healthcare model built with the histories and hopes of those it serves. “I so strongly believe that every single human deserves good healthcare and respect within the healthcare system,” expresses Aida Strom, a member of the Sisseton Wahpeton Dakota Oyate. As the…

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