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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The legislative session has ended. Read an update on the key issues the MAFP pursued this session, including pharmacy benefit manager regulation, tobacco cessation funding and more.
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A second grade student, recently, brought a loaded gun to a St. Paul elementary school. MAFP Legislative Committee and Gun Violence Prevention Work Group member Emily Benzie, MD, shares tips for physicians on educating patients about safe firearm storage.
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MAFP legislative rep Dave Renner, CAE, shares about movement in the MN Legislature to prevent mid-year formulary changes, encourage tobacco prevention and fund smoking cessation services, license pharmacy benefit managers and much more.
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Nancy Baker, MD, former MAFP president and faculty at the University of Minnesota, shares tips for physicians on advocating for gun safety and violence prevention.
Read More Tips for Physicians on Gun Safety Advocacy