The C.A.R.E. Clinic, a free clinic in Red Wing, Minnesota, recently received an American Academy of Family Physicians Foundation Family Medicine Cares grant.
Since the C.A.R.E. Clinic opened in 2010, it has provided a variety of primary care services to the Red Wing and Goodhue County communities, including dental care, mental health care and help navigating MNsure.
We asked C.A.R.E. Clinic Executive Director Julie Malyon to tell us more about the clinic and the community it’s serving.
Read More The C.A.R.E. Clinic: Free Clinic in Red Wing With a One-stop Shop Model of Care
The MAPS-Physician Mentorship Program seeks to develop meaningful, long-term mentorship relationships between underrepresented pre-med students and physicians. Mentors needed.
Read More Seeking Physician Mentors for Underrepresented Pre-Med Students
This month’s violent insurrection—with symbols of white supremacy on display—has been deeply troubling and unsettling for many of our members, leaders and patients. The challenge presented to our democracy is another reminder that in order to achieve health equity we all need to be active participants against racism and advocates for equal rights, equal protection under the law and equal access to public programs, services and opportunities for ALL people.
Read More MAFP Response to Insurrection & Commitment to Antiracism Work
The start of the 2021 Minnesota legislative session is just weeks away. Our legislative rep Dave Renner, CAE, shares his take on what to expect for health care (and, more specifically, family medicine).
Read More 2021 Legislative Preview
The Minnesota Academy of Family Physicians encourages the use of a health equity impact assessment before hospitals, clinics and health systems make changes to where and how they deliver care, especially when they serve communities disproportionately impacted by health disparities.
Read More Health Equity Impact Assessment Needed