Join the MNAAP Mental Health work group call scheduled for Sept. 22, 2020, from 12 – 1 p.m. for a webinar presentation on the “Minnesota Pediatric Mental Health Systems” with Denise Herrmann (MDH) and Angela Hirsch, LICSW American Indian Mental Health Clinical Coordinator (DHS). To receive login/call-in information for this training register here. For questions about completing the Adolescent/Young Adult Depression Screening MOC4 please email Kathi Cairns at email@example.com.
According to the latest guidance from the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH), children should be sent home from school or daycare if they exhibit possible symptoms of COVID-19. The decision on when to return to school may often need to be done in collaboration with a clinician, and in some cases, may need an alternative diagnosis […]
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? […]
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 […]
MNAAP signed on to a statement with eight other Minnesota physician organizations representing more than 5,000 physicians across the state, that declares racism a public health crisis and calls for steps we as health care leaders must take to begin to address it. It also calls on our colleagues in Minnesota’s health care systems, medical […]