MNAAP member and Early Hearing Detection and Intervention Chapter Champion Abby Meyer, MD, MPH, FAAP, shares that the Joint Committee on Infant Hearing (JCIH) recently released its 2019 position statement. The JCIH continues to encourage Early Hearing Detection and Intervention (EHDI) activities beginning at birth to identify children who are deaf or hard of hearing. According to the […]
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Many pediatricians and pediatric residents have benefited from grant funding obtained through AAP’s Community Access to Child Health (CATCH) program. Through an annual competitive process, pediatricians can receive up to $10,000 and pediatric residents up to $2,000 in funding for planning or implementing community projects that improve the health of children, especially those who are underserved. In […]
Thanks to a gift from a generous contributor, your donation dollar can go farther when you participate in Minnesota’s “giving holiday” Give to the Max Day on Thursday, November 15. Donations made to the Minnesota Academy of Pediatrics Foundation up to $1,000 will be matched with funds from a charitable donor. Your gift will support various projects […]
The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) reports that influenza activity in the state for the week ending Oct. 5 was sporadic, making this a good window of time to remind patients and their caregivers to get the influenza vaccine. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) continues to recommend routine influenza immunization of all children without medical contraindications, starting […]
A great conversation and time for connection took place when a group of senior pediatrician MNAAP members gathered at the Wedge Table in Minneapolis on Sept. 13. The eight pediatricians joined Dan Broughton, MD, FAAP, to hear more about MNAAP’s policy priorities, learn how to get involved with the chapter, stay connected and catch up on […]