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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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 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 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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