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January 10, 2022

January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month. Join the Minnesota Department of Health’s immunization and SAGE cervical cancer screening programs in promoting on-time and catch-up Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination for adolescents as well as routine cervical cancer screening for adults through social media. HPV infection can cause 6 types of cancer, including most cervical cancers. In Minnesota, […]

Registration is now open for the 2022 AAP Advocacy Conference, held this year virtually March 20-22. The conference brings together pediatricians, pediatric subspecialists and pediatric trainees who share a passion for child health advocacy. This year’s virtual conference will feature distinguished guest speakers, advocacy skills-building and child health policy issue sessions and opportunities to learn […]

January 5, 2022

Dr. Ria Bardhan is a member of the MNAAP Board of Directors and co-chairs a chapter work group. Minnesota Pediatrician asked Dr. Ria Bardhan to answer our questions as this issue’s Member Spotlight. Thank you, Dr. Bardhan! What drew you to pediatrics? This was an interesting journey as several experiences growing up in India shaped […]

Several feedback opportunities took place in the fall months of 2021 that pulled into focus MNAAP priorities and plans for the future. Through the use of virtual tools, such as Survey Monkey, Zoom, Google Jamboard (a shared, virtual sticky note whiteboard pictured above), chapter members offered their ideas and insights, which gave chapter leaders much […]

January 3, 2022

Each year, MNAAP brings together more than 100 residents, community pediatricians, and medical students to discuss and advocate for issues that have a direct effect on the health of Minnesota children. We want you to join us to make 2022 the most impactful year yet. Pediatricians’ Day at the Capitol will be held virtually through Zoom, on Tuesday, March […]

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