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September 25, 2019

MNAAP President-Elect Sheldon Berkowitz, MD, FAAP, will attend the Pediatric Council Forum at the NCE. The AAP national committee Payer Advocacy Advisory Committee (PAAC) arranged the Pediatric Council Forum as an opportunity to discuss payer advocacy strategies with AAP Chapter leadership. In advance of the forum, Dr. Berkowitz is asking MNAAP members to consider the following questions: […]

September 23, 2019

Articles from the September 2019 Minnesota Pediatrician Making a Healthier Minnesota Starts Now Word from the President: Lori DeFrance, MD, FAAP Gender Health Program Offers Sensitive, Affirming Care Food Insecurity Screening in Two Settings Cars and Kids: Communicating Passenger Safety From Consultation to Special Connection Did you know…the MN Chapter of the AAP works closely […]

Seventy-five percent of pregnancies among adolescents are unplanned and every day in the state of Minnesota, approximately eight adolescents become pregnant and six give birth. Long-acting reversible contraceptives (LARCs), including intrauterine devices (IUDs) and etonogestrel implants (Nexplanon), are the first-line contraceptive method for adolescents, yet fewer than 5 percent of adolescents ages 15-19 use these […]

Children have many points of interaction with motor vehicles long before they themselves become licensed drivers, and as pediatricians we can help reinforce to their caregivers the many opportunities that exist to keep children safe. According to the Minnesota Department of Public Safety (DPS), 27 children and teens between the ages of 0 and 18 […]

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