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Archive: Month: August 2020

August 31, 2020

The AAP is inviting MNAAP members to serve as the E-cigarette Chapter Champion. The purpose of this role is to lead local advocacy and educational initiatives related to youth e-cigarette prevention and addiction support. Champions will have access to the Academy’s new e-cigarette curriculum and hands-on communications and media training. Candidates will make an initial […]

Six nonprofit organizations in Minneapolis and St. Paul have limited quantities of toothpaste, toothbrushes, shampoo, conditioner, deodorant, tampons and sanitary pads, hand soap, diapers, baby wipes, hand sanitizer, toilet paper, paper towels, tissues, dish soap, detergent and personal hygiene kits available to families in need on a first come, first serve basis. People are advised […]

August 24, 2020

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)  has issued its top 10 resolutions for the coming year – and the list includes one submitted by MNAAP Board Member Dr. Nate Chomilo to prohibit the use of race-based medicine. Dr. Chomilo worked with colleagues at the Minnesota Academy of Family Practice, Drs. Andrea Westby and Ebiere Okah, on […]

August 10, 2020

Pediatricians recognize the importance of immunizations year-round, but the month of August allows for extra attention on vaccinations as National Immunization Awareness Month. Decreased childhood immunizations rates in Minnesota during the COVID-19 pandemic makes reaching families and parents to reinforce the importance of vaccines all the more important. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention offer […]

August 5, 2020

The Minnesota Academy of Family Physicians (MAFP), Twin Cities Medical Society, Minnesota Medical Association and Minnesota Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics are co-hosting an important LIVE conversation on the use of race in medicine and medical decision making. This LIVE panel discussion builds on a race-based medicine presentation from the MAFP Virtual Refresher, “What’s Race Got to Do With It? […]

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