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Archive: Month: December 2020

December 14, 2020

Dec. 14, 2020 (St. Paul, MN) – As the distribution of the long-awaited COVID-19 vaccine draws near now that the first vaccine has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Minnesota Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (MNAAP) is urging all adults […]

December 7, 2020

December 2020 Minnesota Pediatrician Word from the President: Sheldon Berkowitz, MD, FAAP Elections, Budget Deficit Point to Challenging Legislative Session Advisory Council Focuses on Minnesota’s Children Amidst Tumultuous Year Return to Sports Post COVID-19 Member Spotlight: Tim Zager, MD, FAAP MNAAP Honors Annual Awards Winners Click to download the PDF: December 2020 Minnesota Pediatrician

Each year, the Minnesota Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics honors two members for their dedication to the health and wellbeing of Minnesota’s children and adolescents with the Child Advocacy Award and the Distinguished Service Award. During the chapter’s annual meeting held virtually as part of the Twin Cities Pediatrics Update in September, chapter […]

December 2, 2020

I understand you recently retired from practicing medicine, but you are still finding ways to stay connected to advocacy for children. Can you tell me about some of your recent activities? I have managed to find some paths to stay connected to advocacy for children by serving on the board for First Witness Child Advocacy […]

By Sarah Kinsella, MD, CAQ, FAAP, and William O. Roberts, MD, MS, FASCM, FAAFP COVID-19 has upended almost every aspect of our lives, and youth sports are no different. In March 2020, many sports organizations were shut down due to the pandemic, and the Minnesota State High School League (MSHSL) canceled its winter state tournaments with two […]

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