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December 10, 2018

MNAAP is seeking more pediatricians and residents interested in answering Somali parent questions about immunizations during mosque visits taking place December through February. These sessions are usually 60-90 minutes and will have a Somali interpreter at the session. We are working with 20 imams and mosques to provide this education for parents and interested elders. […]

November 29, 2018

The Governor’s office has approved a request from the Minnesota Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (MNAAP), the Minnesota Medical Association (MMA) and the Minnesota Academy of Family Physicians (MAFP) to proclaim January 2019 as Health Equity Month in Minnesota. In addition to other activities, we are collaborating on a two-part health equity series. Mark […]

November 21, 2018

The shortage of quality mental health professionals and psychiatrists impacts both patient and provider access to psychiatric specialists. PAL is designed to help healthcare providers gain immediate and free access to mental health professionals and psychiatrists in Minnesota by providing consults, triage and referrals. PAL is available Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 6:00 […]

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