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Category: "Initiatives"

August 12, 2022

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 […]

April 13, 2022

Transitioning children with complex medical needs from pediatric to adult care is often an informal, complicated process that places stress and burden on the patient, families, and clinicians. An upcoming roundtable discussion seeks to highlight the systemic barriers to the process and generate a pathway to solutions designed to break down these barriers. Join MNAAP, […]

February 14, 2022

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) is excited to announce the Safer Study to assess the effectiveness of the Safer training course. This course was built in response to AAP member interest to increase skills around firearm injury prevention counseling, addressing the critical need for new, innovative approaches to […]

January 31, 2022

The issue of advocating for pediatricians and addressing physician burnout in Minnesota has been raised several times over recent months in various MNAAP forums, including the November and January board of directors meetings, executive committee meetings and the all member survey. This topic has also been addressed at the National AAP level and also by […]

January 19, 2022

The Minnesota Department of Health reports an increase in influenza-like illnesses reported in schools during the week ending Jan. 8, according to the MDH Weekly Influenza & Respiratory Illness Activity Report. One pediatric death has been recorded in the 2021-2022 flu season, and case numbers compared to the 2020-2021 flu season indicate this year will be […]

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