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October 13, 2019

Nearly half of members who responded to the MNAAP annual member survey said they wanted more information about how to recognize and address structural racism and bias. An upcoming Poverty and Disparities Work Group conference call offers all MNAAP members an opportunity to discuss the impact of racism on health and what pediatricians can do. By participating in the call, members will […]

September 23, 2019

The annual MNAAP Pediatricians’ Day at the Capitol is the chapter’s biggest advocacy event of the legislative calendar. Each year MNAAP brings together more than 100 residents, community pediatricians and medical students to discuss and advocate for issues that have a direct impact on the health of Minnesota children. Pediatricians’ Day at the Capitol is set […]

September 18, 2019

I am grateful to have a cabin on Ojibway Lake just outside of Ely, Minnesota. It is a very quiet lake with a Boundary Waters-like landscape where I can truly relax and recharge. I hope that all of you have had the opportunity to do the same over the summer. At the 2019 American Academy […]

While the summer and fall of a non-election year are generally a quiet time for state legislators and advocates alike, it’s a perfect time to make or reinforce relationships with your legislators. Though the start of the 2020 Minnesota legislative session is many months away, the work of being an advocate for healthier kids, adolescents, […]

August 12, 2019

The Office of the Minnesota Secretary of State recently posted several vacancies for various state boards, councils and committees. MNAAP members are encouraged to review the openings and consider applying. These vacancies offer an excellent opportunity for pediatricians to engage in advocacy. Vacancies include: Behavioral Health Planning Council: providers of Mental Health Services to the LGBTQ and/or Underserved Communities Maternal and Child Health Advisory […]

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