By Chuck Oberg, MD As President Trump’s proposed U.S. refugee travel ban continues to work its way through the courts, I make a plea for benevolence and tolerance rather than that of fear. I recently returned home from working in the refugee camps in Lesbos, Greece. I was volunteering with the Boat Refugee Foundation, a […]
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By Charles N. Oberg. MD, FAAP, Program Director of Maternal and Child Health at the University of Minnesota’s School of Public Health; pediatrician at Hennepin County Medical Center; District VI Vice Chair for the American Academy of Pediatrics In 2013 the AAP added poverty and child health to its strategic plan as a key priority […]
By Charles N. Oberg, MD, FAAP, Program Director of Maternal and Child Health at the University of Minnesota’s School of Public Health and pediatrician at Hennepin County Medical Center… Minnesota prides itself on being one of the finest places to raise a family and has frequently been ranked as one of the healthiest states in […]
By Charles Oberg, MD, FAAP, program director of the Maternal and Child Health program at the University of Minnesota and practicing pediatrician at Hennepin County Medical Center In the June issue of Pediatrics, the AAP Committee on Community Pediatrics released a policy statement titled “Providing Care for Children and Adolescents Facing Homelessness and Housing Insecurity.” […]