MMA to Sponsor Rainbow Health’s Conference Featuring New AMA President

September 28, 2023

New AMA President Jesse Ehrenfeld, MD, MPH, will be a featured keynote speaker at Rainbow Health’s “All Gender Health” conference on October 28 from 8 am to 3 pm at Mitchell Hamline School of Law, 875 Summit Avenue, in St. Paul. The MMA is sponsoring the free event.  

5 Physicians to Sit on Governor’s U of MN Task Force

September 28, 2023

Five physicians have been chosen to be part of a new governor-appointed task force that will develop recommendations to support the University of Minnesota’s Health Sciences Programs. 

Physicians and Trainees Gather for Education and Networking at Empowering Physicians Conference

September 28, 2023

For the first time since 2019, the MMA held its annual conference in person and filled the day-long event with a panel discussion on the changing dynamics of physician practice, a workshop on conflict resolution, and talks by Minnesota Health Commissioner Brooke Cunningham, MD, PhD, and bestselling author Abraham Verghese, MD, MACP. 

MMA Foundation Invites Applications for Scholarship Programs

September 21, 2023

The MMA Foundation (MMAF) will accept applications through October 26 for its Friedman-Bowen Primary Care Scholarship Fund and Reuter-Lien Well-being & Health Equity Scholarship Fund grants. The MMAF’s Indihar Advocacy Scholarship Fund and MCAT® Fee Relief Fund grants are also open. 

Volunteer Openings Available on MMA Policy Committees and the Policy Council

September 21, 2023

Volunteer positions are available on each of the following MMA policy committees of the Board of Trustees: Ethics and Medical-Legal Affairs; Equity in Access & Quality; Finance & Audit; and Public Health.  

MMA Hands Out its Annual Awards

September 21, 2023

Five physicians, three physicians-in-training, the former head of the Minnesota Board of Medical Practice and Hennepin Healthcare were all honored with MMA awards as part of this year’s Empowering Physicians Conference. Each year, the MMA honors those in medicine for going above and beyond.  

New MMA Leaders Elected

September 14, 2023

Edwin Bogonko, MD, MBA, a hospitalist in Shakopee, has been elected as the MMA’s president-elect in this year’s leadership election, which was held electronically during August.  

Upcoming Events to Help Introduce Youth to Healthcare Careers

September 14, 2023

The Hennepin Healthcare Talent Garden’s 8th and 9th Youth Summit events on November 4 and December 2 are now open for registration. As a physician, you have an important role in helping to diversify the physician workforce, and sharing information about these events with your patients is just one way you can lend your voice to the conversation. 

MMA President Discusses CANDOR Law on Almanac

September 14, 2023

MMA President Will Nicholson, MD, appeared on the public television show Almanac on September 8 to discuss a new law that encourages open and transparent communications between healthcare providers, facilities, and patients after an adverse healthcare incident. 

September 26 Online Forum to Discuss Reproductive Healthcare

September 7, 2023

The MMA, in partnership with the Minnesota Chapter of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) and the Minnesota Academy of Family Physicians, will present a virtual forum on the changing landscape of reproductive healthcare from noon to 1 pm on Tuesday, September 26.  

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