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Monday, June 24, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Announcing Your 2019-2020 Board of Directors »
Elections for MAFP officer positions were held at our House of Delegates in the spring, with terms beginning July 1, 2019....
Friday, May 17, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
MDH Report on First Phase of A Measurement Framework for a Healthier Minnesota »
The first phase report for “A Measurement Framework for a Healthier Minnesota” and a summary fact sheet had been deliv...
Friday, May 17, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Fluoride Varnish for 0 – 5 Years Added to the MDH C & TC Age-related Periodicity Schedule »
Child and Teen Check-Up (C & TC) is the Minnesota Health Care Programs (MHCP) periodicity schedule for well-child chec...
Wednesday, April 17, 2019
Presentations Sought for 2020 Spring Refresher »
The Minnesota Academy of Family Physicians (MAFP) is seeking presentation submissions for the 2020 Spring Refresher, to be...
Friday, March 1, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
MAFP Names Kimberly Tjaden, MD, of Sartell, Minnesota, the 2019 Family Physician of the Year »
St. Louis Park, March 1, 2019 – The Minnesota Academy of Family Physicians (MAFP) has named Kimberly Tjaden, MD, of Sartel...

Advocacy News
Thursday, May 10, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Advocacy Update »
Health Cost Transparency Passes Senate Floor Legislation to increase price transparency for consumers ( SF 3480 ) passe...
Friday, April 27, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
22 Resolutions Heard at 2018 House of Delegates »
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Friday, March 30, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Minnesota’s Family Physicians Support Proposed Bipartisan Gun Violence Safety Legislation »
St. Louis Park, MN: March 12, 2018: Just days before our member Senator Scott Jensen and a bipartisan group of his colleag...
Friday, March 30, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Advocacy Update »
Things are rolling now! Dave Renner and MAFP staff are keeping an eye on our issues as the Legislature’s policy committee...
Friday, March 16, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Advocacy Update »
The legislature is two weeks in and the MAFP has been busy keeping an eye on developments on behalf of our members and pat...

Patient Education
Wednesday, February 11, 2015
Patient Education: Caring for Older Adults - Vaccinations Should Be A Life-Long Priority »
Preventive care with a trusted physician is just as important for adults as those well-checks are for children.  Fami...
Tuesday, February 18, 2014
Patient Education: Taking the Itch Out of Winter: Dealing with Atopic Dermatitis »
Feeling that winter itch?  Cold temperatures, indoor heating and long hot showers can zap the moisture from a person’...
Wednesday, June 26, 2013
Patient Education: A Vaccine That Prevents Cancer - The HPV (Human Papillomavirus) Vaccine »
Human Papillomavirus (HPV) is a common virus to which all people are exposed. The virus causes common warts, plantar wart...
Tuesday, March 12, 2013
Patient Education: Managing Asthma - Better Understanding Can Lead to Better Control »
Asthma is a condition that can make it hard to breath. Affecting more than 20 million people in the United States, the dis...
Tuesday, November 13, 2012
Patient Education: Stopping the Spread of Pertussis - Adults Need to Get Vaccinated »
Pertussis, known to most people as whooping cough, is back. Older generations remember the disease, in the era before wide...

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