• We Will Come Through This Challenging Time

    Wednesday, Mar 25, 2020

    Dear fellow Minnesota physicians,

    We have embarked on what will likely be one of most defining points of our medical careers. The weeks, and perhaps months, ahead are impossible to predict. Every day, and sometimes by the hour, new and sometimes conflicting information is disseminated. We are buffeted by massive changes in our workflows and changes in how to care for patients, even those with relatively routine issues. In the midst of this, we also know our own health and that of our co-workers is at risk and our ability to continue to provide care for our patients is not assured. We see the fear and anxiety in our patients’ faces, and we see it in ourselves.  
     

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  • Not Your Grandfather’s MMA, but More Work to Do

    Friday, Nov 22, 2019

    At its Nov. 9, 2019 meeting, the MMA Board of Trustees adopted new policy on gender equity in medicine. This policy, based on recently adopted policy by the  AMA, was brought forward as an Open Issue at our Annual Conference in September and recommended for action by our Policy Council.

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  • Changing Times Call for Changing Measures

    Wednesday, Aug 28, 2019

    The  MMA  has made the decision to withdraw from the board of MN Community Measurement (MNCM) and to resign as a founding, dues-paying member. This was a difficult decision and one that the MMA, itself a dues-supported organization, made following thoughtful deliberations

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  • Why the MMA is Like Public Radio

    Monday, Jun 3, 2019

    Another season of membership pledges has ended. No, not for the MMA, but for your local public radio station. A few times a year, over the course of several days, public radio issues a plea to its listeners to “become a member” and support their quality programming. Yet any of us can turn the radio dial and enjoy public radio’s news, music, and other programs whether we contribute and become members or not. The same is true of the MMA.

     

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  • How Members Engage with MMA: Out with the Old

    Monday, Nov 12, 2018

    On September 22, 2018, the MMA House of Delegates (HOD) held its final meeting. After more than five years of study, debate, and gradual adoption of alternative models of governance and member engagement, the HOD agreed the old model had run its course.

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