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February 10, 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 June 2020. This project is being done in partnership with the Minnesota Department of Health and […]

The 2020 child and adolescent immunization schedule released earlier this week includes changes to recommendations for hepatitis A and tetanus, diphtheria and acellular pertussis (Tdap) vaccines. In addition, the terms “individual clinical decision-making” and “clinical discretion” have been replaced with “shared clinical decision-making.” The 2020 schedule has been approved by the Academy, the Advisory Committee […]

January 5, 2020

Adolescence is a developmental inflection point replete with vast changes across biological, social and psychological domains. Not surprisingly, it is arguably one of the most misunderstood periods of human development. Of the many misconceptions regarding adolescence, few are more ubiquitous than the notion that it is a time of inevitable depression and prolonged psychological turmoil. […]

Each year, MNAAP brings together more than 100 residents, community pediatricians and medical students to discuss and advocate for issues that have a direct effect on the health of Minnesota children. We want you to join us to make 2020 the most impactful year yet. Following a brief primer on the chapter’s positions, we’ll hear […]

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