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October 20, 2020

The development of children can be impacted by many factors. This year, Hennepin Healthcare’s Annual Tobin-Thompson Pediatrics Lectureship will focus on the role of fathers in the health of children. Join the virtual lecture on Thursday, October 29, from 5:30 – 7 p.m. The program features two speakers and includes remarks and conversation with two MNAAP members: […]

The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) is seeking partner medical institutions for a two-week pilot of the Abbot BinaxNOW COVID-19 Ag Card (paired with a PCR test), so Minnesota can learn more about this antigen test’s performance. Clinics that are great candidates to participate in the pilot are those that see a number of COVID-19 symptomatic patients. […]

Interested in developing your skills as a leader and learning more about community pediatrics? The AAP Community Access to Child Health (CATCH) Program is seeking applications for the position of Chapter CATCH Facilitator (CCF). CCFs are appointed by their state Chapter to serve a renewable three-year term. CATCH’s mission is to support pediatricians to collaborate within their […]

In MNAAP’s recent all-member survey, 89 percent of respondents said they foresee increased use of telemedicine with patients in the future. However, they cited a number of concerns moving forward, such as ensuring reliable Internet connection, determining when telemedicine is or is not appropriate, protecting patient confidentiality, and integrating interpreters for those who don’t speak […]

Join MNAAP and the Minnesota Medical Association (MMA) on Wednesday, October 21 from 12 to 1 p.m. for a webinar focused on evolving adolescent mental health needs during the pandemic. Panelists will discuss management strategies to address common adolescent mental health concerns in primary care and community settings, and how different healthcare systems, including primary care practices, mental […]

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