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June 27, 2021

June 2021 Minnesota Pediatrician Word from the President: Sheldon Berkowitz, MD, FAAP Special Sessions Not So Special Any More New Work Group Addresses Anti-Racism, Disparities Chapter Establishes Scholarship Honoring Late Lobbyist Eric Dick Breaking New Ground in Newborn Screening: The Case for Congenital Cytomegalovirus Testing in Minnesota Newborns Bariatric Surgery in Adolescents with Severe Obesity […]

June 25, 2021

Thanks to the collaboration of MNAAP member Katy Miller, MD, FAAP, Laura Hooper, MS, RD, and Sarah Espinoza, PhD, a new movement and mindfulness resource exists for adolescents. The Move and Thrive website was developed with input from a youth advisory board and community advisory board, which helped the team develop adolescent-friendly content. The website is free to use. […]

June 21, 2021

The Office of Governor Tim Walz is seeking the insight of a physician who cares for young children with special needs to serve on the Governor’s Interagency Coordinating Council on Early Childhood Intervention. The Council coordinates state and local programs and services for children with disabilities and their families. More details and the application can […]

Caring for young children can be one of life’s most rewarding experiences and it’s difficult to know where to start looking for resources when families want help supporting their little ones! Minnesota Help Me Connect is a new online navigator that connects pregnant and parenting families with young children birth to 8 years of age with services […]

A message from Chapter President Sheldon Berkowitz, MD, FAAP: This year our chapter has seen a huge level of interest in serving on our board of directors as evidenced by the very large number of candidates that either self-nominated or were nominated by others. Our executive committee has taken this as a sign that we […]

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