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January 5, 2020

When I returned from the American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference & Exhibition (NCE) that was held in New Orleans this year, I felt energized and rejuvenated after listening to the many speakers and mingling with pediatricians from across the United States and other countries. It is abundantly clear that children all over the world […]

June 13, 2019

The much-anticipated warm weather and activities are upon us. I live in Duluth, so when we start to see ships passing under the Aerial Lift Bridge it’s official: Spring is here! I am pleased to report that advocacy has been the driver of a great deal of energy in the Minnesota Chapter of the AAP […]

February 27, 2019

 The beginning weeks and months of a new year often give way to moments of reflection and preparation. I have taken a moment to look back on 2018.  With abundant optimism, I am recalibrating for upcoming opportunities and challenges ahead in 2019.  At our last meeting of 2018, the MNAAP board members reviewed the 2019 […]

August 13, 2018

  With humility and gratitude, I have transitioned into the role of MNAAP president. Dr. Kiragu, our past president, has been an outstanding role model for leadership as he has guided us through the past two years with unwavering dedication and focus. Thank you, Dr Kiragu! I will take this opportunity to introduce myself. I […]

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