Word from the President | Spring 2019 Legislative Session Produces Big Wins, Several Disappointments Treating Eating Disorders in Primary Care: An Integrated Approach Protecting Our Pediatric Patients from Gun Violence Sun Protection in Pediatric Patients: The Conversation Starts with You! Why I Became a #WaterWatchDog Pediatrics Selective Offers First-Year Students Overview Member Profile: Lindsey Yock, […]
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Legislators, like students cramming for a big test or project, often work best under the pressure of deadlines. That was the case this legislative session, too, as it took an old-fashioned “all-nighter” for legislators to complete the work of the 2019 legislative session. Legislators, called back to the Capitol for a special session by Governor […]
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 […]
The MNAAP fosters an interest in pediatrics in upcoming medical students through grant funding for special projects within Pediatric Interest Groups at medical schools in Minnesota. Kylie Andersen, with the Mayo Clinic School of Medicine Pediatric Interest Group, offered this overview of the group’s most recent project using MNAAP grant funding, the Pediatrics Selective. The […]
Long summer days in the sun are just around the corner, which makes this an excellent time to take a few minutes to talk with your patients about sun protection. The past five years have seen a surge of attention when it comes to sun protection. In 2014, the U.S. Surgeon General issued a “Call […]