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
The Minnesota Academy of Family Physicians is a member-focused, member-led organization. We are always looking for members to step into volunteer leadership roles. View a list of 2020 volunteer/leadership openings for MAFP members and help guide our work and advocacy efforts.Read More MAFP Leadership Openings
MAFP Legislative Committee co-chair and Duluthian Jamie Conniff, MD, MPH, testified before the Duluth City Council in support of a proposed ordinance to ban conversion therapy for minors. The council is expected to vote on the ordinance next week.Read More Duluth to Vote on Conversion Therapy for Minors
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?
In Minnesota, we know that family physicians are THE doctors taking care of our rural communities. But, more support is needed in training and recruiting the next generation of rural family physicians.Read More MAFP Supports Rural Family Medicine Training