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Archive: Month: January 2021

January 29, 2021

The Minnesota Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (MNAAP) and the Minnesota Academy of Pediatrics Foundation (MAPF) will soon be led under one executive director, Jeff Bauer. Bauer’s career spans government, business, politics, education, nonprofit leadership, development, and civic engagement. He has worked both on statewide campaigns and in state government, served as the […]

January 22, 2021

On January 1, the Minnesota Department of Health, in partnership with MNAAP and other non-profit organizations across the state, launched the Escape the Vape Video Challenge – a contest to engage Minnesota students and raise awareness of the dangers for using vapes, also called e-cigarettes. Contestants are asked to submit a 30-second PSA video to educate their […]

Registration is open for the virtual 2021 AAP Advocacy Conference (formerly named the Legislative Conference) which will take place April 11 – 13, 2021. Join AAP for this year’s virtual conference and learn how to become a strong voice for children! Participants will hear from distinguished guest speakers, attend advocacy skills-building workshops and learn about timely policy […]

January 18, 2021

Session Starts with a Heavy Heart   The Minnesota Legislature convened on Tuesday, Jan. 5, to begin what is expected to be a five-month session. It started with a very heavy heart for many of us when we learned of the death of long-time lobbyist Eric Dick the day before. Eric was employed by the Minnesota […]

January 8, 2021

It is with heavy hearts that MNAAP shares the news of the passing of Chapter Lobbyist Eric Dick. The chapter learned earlier this week that Eric had passed away at his home. No additional details have been provided at this time. Eric served as the chapter’s legislative liaison for more than a decade, providing crucial […]

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