My grandfather was a farmer in North Dakota who worked very hard from sun up to sun down. Along with the example of a strong work ethic, he instilled in me the significance of the privilege and duty to vote – even impressing this on me at a very young age. He loved to engage […]
Category: "Word from the President"
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 […]
Summer is just around the corner! I write this letter with mixed emotions since it will be the last as your Chapter president. This summer I will be handing over the reins to Dr. Lori DeFrance. Serving as your president has truly been one of the great honors of my life. Two years ago getting […]
Andrew Kiragu, MD, FAAP Since this is my first message of the year, I want to take this opportunity to wish each one of you Happy New Year! It is my sincere hope that the holiday season went well for you and your families. As we embark on 2018, it is instructive to reflect on […]
By Andrew Kiragu, MD, FAAP Fall is here, and with it, bright and vibrant colors, a final burst of life before winter’s senescence. I hope that you have all been able to take some time to enjoy these changing seasons and perhaps draw lessons and some comfort from them. Lessons that beyond the dark and […]