March 2020 Minnesota Pediatrician Word from the President Pro-Immunization Rally Opens Session Network Promotes Positive Approach to Challenging Behaviors Filling the Gap: Doctors and Dentists Coming Together AAP Offering Coding Education Ahead of 2021 Changes Long Acting Reversible Contraceptives (LARCs): Beyond Birth Control Pediatric Device Innovation Consortium Addresses Technology Gap Member Profile: Lisa Cinar, MD, […]
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Articles from the December 2019 Minnesota Pediatrician Immunizations and Firearm Violence Top MNAAP’s 2020 Legislative Priorities Word from the President: Lori DeFrance, MD, FAAP Update on E-cigarette or Vaping Product Use Associated Lung Injury in Minnesota What We Could Do with a Prophylactic Epstein-Barr Virus Vaccine Senior Pediatricians Connect at December Lunch The Core of Adolescent […]
Articles from the September 2019 Minnesota Pediatrician Making a Healthier Minnesota Starts Now Word from the President: Lori DeFrance, MD, FAAP Gender Health Program Offers Sensitive, Affirming Care Food Insecurity Screening in Two Settings Cars and Kids: Communicating Passenger Safety From Consultation to Special Connection Did you know…the MN Chapter of the AAP works closely […]
Seventy-five percent of pregnancies among adolescents are unplanned and every day in the state of Minnesota, approximately eight adolescents become pregnant and six give birth. Long-acting reversible contraceptives (LARCs), including intrauterine devices (IUDs) and etonogestrel implants (Nexplanon), are the first-line contraceptive method for adolescents, yet fewer than 5 percent of adolescents ages 15-19 use these […]
Many of us are members of the Minnesota Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (MNAAP) as well as National American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). However, until I started attending national AAP meetings on behalf of our chapter in my role as president – elect (VP) of the Minnesota Chapter, I really had no idea […]