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Archive: Month: August 2023

August 31, 2023

Authors: Ruegba Bekibele, MBBS; Lily Rubenstein, BSN, PHN; Sheyanga Beecher, CNP, MPH; Stacene Maroushek MD, PhD, MPH INTRODUCTION The Minnesota Department of Health Refugee Health Program (MDHRHP) aims to protect and promote the health of newcomer populations in Minnesota. The program assists in coordinating Refugee Health Assessments, supports new arrivals to Minnesota with complex medical […]

August 14, 2023

The AAP National Rural Adolescent and Child Health (NRACH) ECHO Training Center in partnership with the University of Minnesota Healthy Youth Development-Prevention Research Center (UMN HYD-PRC) is recruiting Primary Care Clinicians and other health professionals in rural, frontier, and underserved areas who serve pediatric populations to be a part of a five-month Rural Pediatrics: Adolescent Health […]

The American Cancer Society, in partnership with the National HPV Vaccination Roundtable and the Indiana Immunization Coalition, is launching a six-part provider education virtual series. The on-demand sessions will range in topics and equip providers with the latest information, HPV vaccination guidelines, science, and implementation strategies to increase vaccination rates. CME will be offered for […]

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recognized the Minnesota chapter’s work in equity, diversity, and inclusion at the recent Annual Leadership Conference at the AAP headquarters in Illinois on August 3 – 6. Chapter President Eileen Crespo, MD, FAAP, (pictured on right) and President-Elect Katie Smentek, MD, FAAP, (picture on left) attended the conference and […]

The recent tragic news in Minnesota that two young lives were lost in separate accidental firearm deaths underscores the importance of discussing safety with patients and families. MNAAP has long advocated for firearm violence prevention measures, and while some progress is being made at the legislative level, much of the prevention and awareness begins at home. The American […]

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