A policy that was put in place during the COVID pandemic to make sure no one lost their Medicaid coverage expired in early April. Now, nearly six months later, states are in the process of reviewing their programs to check who is still eligible for the program. This is being called the Medicaid “unwinding.” Last week, […]
Category: "Poverty & Disparities"
The Anti-Racism and Disparities (ARD) workgroup met for a winter retreat this past January. It was a great gathering, full of reflection and discussion. The purpose of this workgroup is to facilitate a chapter structure for members that is just, diverse, equitable, inclusive, and accessible; and to promote health equity for children of Minnesota as […]
A subgroup of the chapter’s Anti-Racism & Disparities work group has successfully launched their first project: a partnership with Reach Out and Read Minnesota to train clinicians to work with parents on how to raise race-conscious children. The program, currently in the pilot phase at several clinics throughout Minnesota, was the result of the group’s […]
The development of children can be impacted by many factors. This year, Hennepin Healthcare’s Annual Tobin-Thompson Pediatrics Lectureship will focus on the role of fathers in the health of children. Join the virtual lecture on Thursday, October 29, from 5:30 – 7 p.m. The program features two speakers and includes remarks and conversation with two MNAAP members: […]
MNAAP signed on to a statement with eight other Minnesota physician organizations representing more than 5,000 physicians across the state, that declares racism a public health crisis and calls for steps we as health care leaders must take to begin to address it. It also calls on our colleagues in Minnesota’s health care systems, medical […]