Support Family Leave & Early Childcare & Education

As family physicians, we regularly care for children and families in our clinics and communities and see firsthand the needs that are not being met and/or the support that is lacking.

The Minnesota Legislature has introduced several bills in the 2021 legislative session that if passed will improve the health of children and families across our state: one focusing on paid family leave and two on early childcare and education.

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Gun Violence Prevention

Minnesota Academy of Family Physicians Gun Violence Prevention Working Group members Emily Benzie, MD, and Pat Fontaine, MD, MS, share ways family physicians can take action to decrease gun violence through patient education and legislative advocacy.

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