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September 15, 2023

MNAAP is now accepting applications for the Eric Dick Memorial Advocacy Scholarship. Applications are due by 5 p.m on Friday, Oct. 27, 2023. Award decisions will be announced no later than Friday, Nov. 10, 2023. Named for MNAAP’s late long-time lobbyist, the Eric Dick Memorial Advocacy Scholarship will be awarded annually to one or more residents or medical students […]

August 14, 2023

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 […]

April 10, 2023

As many as 5.3 million children may lose their Medicaid coverage during a period of eligibility redetermination following the COVID-19 public health emergency, according to the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). This period, which started April 1, is often called “the unwinding.” Of that number, it is estimated that up to 70 percent of children […]

April 3, 2023

The news this week of the March 27th mass shooting in Nashville involving children serves as a somber reminder that the fight to protect children and youth from firearm violence continues to be a top priority for pediatricians. Accidental firearm injury and homicide are major health concerns for Minnesota’s youth. Firearms are also the leading […]

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