By Robert Jacobson, MD, FAAP, and Jennifer Brickley, RN, Mayo Clinic Charles H. Mayo, MD, one of the famed Mayo brothers wrote, “Today the only thing that is permanent is change.” That might have been a hundred years ago, but it’s certainly still the situation with influenza and its prevention nowadays. This coming fall for […]
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By Katy M. Bos, MS, APRN, ACNS-BC, PCNS-BC – Pediatric Clinical Nurse Specialist, Mayo Clinic and Robert M. Jacobson, M.D., F.A.A.P. – Professor of Pediatrics, Medical Director, Employee and Community Health and Southeast Minnesota Region Immunization Programs, Mayo Clinic Part of a child’s routine medical care is vaccinations. In the first six years, a child […]
By Robert M. Jacobson, MD, FAAP, president of MNAAP In case you haven’t heard, MNAAP received the 2014 Outstanding Large Chapter of the Year award in March at AAP’s Annual Leadership Forum. AAP has been awarding chapters for their performance since 1964. Of its 66 chapters, 18 are defined as large. Minnesota is among those […]
By Pamela Heggie, MD, FAAP, IBCLC, Fairview Children’s Clinic, Minneapolis and Robert M. Jacobson, MD, FAAP, Mayo Clinic, Rochester and MNAAP President A recent article published in the journal Social Science and Medicine made headlines and was widely quoted in blogs, email list-serves and Facebook: “Is Breast Truly Best? Estimating the Effects of Breastfeeding on […]
By Robert M. Jacobson, MD, FAAP… What were the top ten events for our chapter in 2013? What would such a list look like, and what would we learn from it? I ended up making such a list to help with our year-end reporting. At the end of 2013, our chapter submitted its annual chapter […]