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March 28, 2022

 When I was approached about running for MNAAP chapter president in the spring of 2018, I mentioned that I would be turning 65 years old when my term as president would start and that I planned to retire from my clinical practice at that time, while continuing my administrative Medical Director role at Children’s Minnesota. […]

June 16, 2021

What a year the last year has been – the murder of George Floyd and recent convictions of Derek Chauvin, increased attention on racism in our community and country, the pandemic, decreasing vaccination rates, border immigration issues; the list goes on and on. In a sense, all of these issues are related to the need […]

March 10, 2021

I hope this note finds you at least partially vaccinated against COVID-19 and doing well. I would like to use this Word from the President article to talk to you about four issues: the pandemic, anti-racism, rare diseases and transitions.  As the pandemic continues to rage and people are starting to get vaccinated (although slower […]

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