January-February 2020 | Volume 103 | Issue 1
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Table of Contents
ON THE COVER
Health Equity in Minnesota
Achieving health equity
Minnesota’s top health rankings mask disparities that are among the nation’s largest.
BY LINDA PICONE
Care for all
A number of nonprofit organizations are working toward health equity.
BY ANDY STEINER
People making a difference
Six physicians/public health experts who devote themselves to make changes.
BY SUZY FRISCH
Gangrenous cholecystitis with perforation after transarterial chemoembolization
CLINICAL AND HEALTH AFFAIRS
BY STEVEN J. SKUBE, MD; CHRISTOPHER J. TIGNANELLI, MD; AND MELISSA E. BRUNSVOLD, MD
STUDENT, RESIDENT & FELLOW RESEARCH
Some of the top submissions from the Minnesota Medical Association’s annual invitation.
When you can’t blame the chemo: an emergent case of acute kidney injury
BY KATHRYN DEL VALLE AND MELTIADY ISSA
Levamisole-induced leukocytoclastic vasculitis with negative PR3-ANCA and MPO-ANCA
BY RACHIT GUPTA
Risk of dysplastic progression in patients with Barrett’s esophagus indefinite for dysplasia: a systematic review and meta-analysis
BY ANDREW HENN, MD
The anxiety of underrepresentation
Patients of color have shared similar anxiety about advocating for themselves and at the same time fearing they might upset the treating physician and their care.
BY ZEKE MCKINNEY, MD
LIFE IN MEDICINE
Learning from mentors... and the reverse
My first "semi-good" paper led to my mentor who guided me over four years as I build a computer model of learning.
BY MATTHEW D. PUTNAM, MD
Creating success for junior faculty
Mentors make an important difference
BY KATHLEEN WATSON, MD, AND WILLIAM N. ROBINER, PHD
THE PHYSICIAN ADVOCATE
The Physician Advocate / MMA NEWS
The MMA's report on policy, people and politics
Provider tax replacement. Gun violence workshop. Health Equity Month. Day at the Capitol.
A Comprehensive approach to tobacco control
We need access and pricing policies and ongoing funding for programs.
BY ANN ST. CLAIRE, MPH; AMANDA L. JANSEN, MPP; ERIN O’GARA, PHD; ANNIE KRAPEK; AND DAVID LEVY, PHD
Minnesota’s mental health challenges
Previous efforts have not changed much. Can we do better now?
BY PAUL GOERING, MD
Meet MMA physicians
Dionne Hart, MD, and Caleb Schultz, MD, MPH