MNAAP has more than 1,000 members with careers that span differing lengths, specialties and interests. The Member Spotlight offers you a chance to meet a fellow MNAAP member and learn a little bit more about them. Dr. Tom Scott is a familiar face to many MNAAP members, and graciously agreed to answer Minnesota Pediatrician’s questions for […]
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Lindsey Yock serves on the chapter’s Board of Directors, acting as co-chair of MNAAP’s policy committee. She has been an AAP member since 2011 and works at Children’s Minnesota. Dr. Yock answered these questions from Minnesota Pediatrician as part of our quarterly member spotlight. You’re an attorney and a physician. How do these two roles […]
You have a degree in philosophy and a minor in athletic training. When did you know you wanted to be a pediatrician? How has your background in these areas shaped the way you practice medicine? I’ve been telling my family that I was going to be a pediatrician since I was about three. I went […]
You’re the physician-in-chief at the University of Minnesota Masonic Children’s Hospital. You’re also involved in childhood cancer research. What does a typical day or week look like for you? The days and weeks all vary a lot. Last week was spent doing work at our Children’s Oncology Group meeting in St. Louis. The focus for […]
What made you decide to become a pediatrician? Describe your journey into medicine. I am from a small town in North Dakota and we had some pretty great role models for doctors, very dedicated people. I am an enrolled member of the Turtle Mountain Band of Ojibwe. My mother really wanted her children to work […]