Governor Tim Walz shared on Thursday a decision matrix school districts will use to determine the method in which Minnesota schools educate K-12 students in the fall. Leaders with the Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) and the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) said the “Safe Learning Plan” is localized and data driven, allowing for flexibility […]
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Minnesota is filled with pediatricians and child health advocates who are making a difference in their communities. Consider submitting a nomination for one or both awards below: Distinguished Service Award Each year the MNAAP recognizes a pediatrician for his or her outstanding efforts that contribute to the improvement of child health care. This is really […]
Effective Saturday, July 25, Minnesotans will be required to wear a face covering in all public indoor spaces and indoor businesses, unless they are alone, according to Executive Order 20-81, announced by Gov. Tim Walz on Wednesday. MNAAP leadership had signed on to a letter of support for this measure, along with the Minnesota Medical Association and […]
The Annie E. Casey Foundation recently released the 2020 KIDS COUNT Data Book, tracking 16 areas of child well-being tracked across four domains – health, education, family and community and economic well-being. The 2020 KIDS Count Data Book Ranks Minnesota 3rd for overall child wellbeing, and 3rd in the health domain. Last year, the state ranked 4th overall and 6th in […]
Board elections are held each spring for open positions on the boards of the Minnesota Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (MNAAP) and the Minnesota Academy of Pediatrics Foundation (MAPF). This year, there were five openings on the board of directors and all were for member-at-large positions beginning July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2023. MNAAP members who voted confirmed Nathan […]