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August 5, 2020

The Minnesota Academy of Family Physicians (MAFP), Twin Cities Medical Society, Minnesota Medical Association and Minnesota Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics are co-hosting an important LIVE conversation on the use of race in medicine and medical decision making. This LIVE panel discussion builds on a race-based medicine presentation from the MAFP Virtual Refresher, “What’s Race Got to Do With It? […]

August 2, 2020

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) released Wednesday a formal policy statement  acknowledging and apologizing for past racism against Black pediatricians. The statement is powerful and painful and includes verbatim transcripts from early AAP Executive Board minutes, which lay bare racist attitudes and beliefs of early AAP leaders. MNAAP President Sheldon Berkowitz, MD, FAAP, encourages all members to […]

June 30, 2020

The MNAAP Pediatric Mental Health work group is hosting a virtual learning collaborative to help pediatricians statewide improve clinic rates for adolescent/young adult depression screening/referral. This MOC4 has been approved by the ABP for 25 points that can be completed in four months by Dec. 15, 2020. This project is being done in partnership with the Minnesota Department of Health and the Minnesota Department […]

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