MAFP Foundation President Rosa Marroquin, MD, shares new priorities and areas of impact for the MAFP Foundation, our philanthropic arm, working to advance family medicine and improve the health outcomes of ALL Minnesotans.Read More Transformational Giving
As Minnesota’s family physicians, we stand with our communities and wish to be a part of the work dismantling structural racism and discriminatory institutional practices. Racism is a public health crisis. We are committed to addressing racism and supporting our physician members by providing useful resources, advocacy and education.Read More Addressing Racism: Resources, Advocacy & Education for Family Docs
You may have heard the COVID-19 pandemic, with its obvious widespread effects, referred to as “the great equalizer.” But, like every public health crisis throughout history, COVID-19 is NOT an equalizer of disparities and inequity; it is a magnifier.Read More COVID-19, Magnifier of Inequity
Native American communities face a number of health disparities, including lack of access to healthcare, and are likely to be disproportionately affected by COVID-19. Minnesota Academy of Family Physicians member Mary J. Owen, MD, who is director of the Center of American Indian and Minority Health, is seeking interested physicians to provide care at Tribal sites.Read More Connecting Physicians to Tribal Sites
Minnesota Academy of Family Physicians Health Equity Task Force members Ebiere Okah, MD, and Andrea Westby, MD, FAAFP, share about the use of race in medical research, practice and clinical decision-making and why there is the need for reform.Read More What’s Race Got to Do With It?