Join the Early Childhood Work Group on Monday, November 28th, from 12:15 pm – 1 pm. via Zoom for its next installment in the speaker series. This lunchtime event will feature Dr. Michael Georgieff, Martin Lenz Harrison Land Grant Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Minnesota, where he is executive vice-chair of Pediatrics, and Co-Director […]
Category: "Early Childhood"
1. Childcare is a vital issue for Minnesota’s economy. Many young families can’t afford the cost of childcare. Ask your candidate if they favor increasing Child Care Assistance payments for young families from the current 40% to 75% of the cost of childcare. FACTS: Investment in effective childcare pays a return of $10-$16 per dollar […]
Join the MNAAP Early Childhood Work Group for its September Lunch and Learn focused on autism screening and referral. On Wednesday, Sept. 28, from 12:15 – 1 p.m. via Zoom, the work group will host Nicole Berning, Autism Policy Lead, from the Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS). The average length of time between a family’s initial […]
It’s more complicated than you might think. Obviously, it starts at birth. Well, not exactly. We all know that there is a child being created for several months before we pediatricians get directly involved. So don’t forget about supporting the health, nutrition, and medical care of young women–even BEFORE they become pregnant. We can influence the […]
In fall 2021, the chapter adopted Early Childhood concerns as one of its top strategic priorities for the years 2022, ’23, and ’24. This decision changed our Early Childhood Caucus into the Early Childhood Working Group, still co-chaired by Krish Subrahmanian, MD, FAAP; Nathan Chomilo, MD, FAAP; and Roger Sheldon, MD, FAAP. The group has been […]