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2017 Hot Topics in Pediatrics Conference & Annual Dinner
Friday, May 12, 2017 | Hyatt Regency, Bloomington

2017 Hot Topics in Pediatrics

More than 150 people attended a portion of MNAAP's Hot Topics in Pediatrics Conference
on Friday, May 12, 2017.

Additionally, over two dozen interesting and unusual case studies and research projects were on display during the chapter's sixth annual student and resident abstract competition.

Finally, the chapter recognized individuals who have made outstanding contributions to pediatrics and child health and wellbeing over the past year. Dr. Lydia Caros received the 2017 Distinguished Service Award and Dr. Anne Edwards received the 2017 Child Advocacy Award.

The event was a great opportunity for Minnesota pediatricians, pediatric providers and child health advocates to collaborate, network and learn alongside each other to strengthen the care of children. We hope to see many of you next year!

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Planning Ahead: What do Minnesota's Demographic Changes Mean for Pediatrics?
Susan Brower, PhD, MN State Demographer

Practical Tools to Address Poverty in the Clinic: Video | Slides - Hoganson | Slides - Dr. Chomilo | Slides - Dr. Tellez | Handouts: What is Bridge to Benefits? | Become a partner with Bridge to Benefits


Implicit Bias: Change Begins With Us: Stories from the Field: Slides
Michelle Van Ryn, Partners in Equity and Inclusion

Screening for Social Determinants of Health (NowPow Pilots): Slides
Ellie Zuehlke, MPH, Director of Community and Benefit Engagement, Allina; Nicole Truniger, Allina Pediatrics Clinic Coon Rapids Manager

Long-Acting Reversible Contraceptives (LARC) -- Beyond the Myth, More Than Just Uterus: Video | Slides
Shanda Dorff, MD, HealthPartners


Foster Care: Addressing Continuity: Video
Amelia Burgess, MD


Child Abuse Expert Panel: Video
Alice Swenson, MD, Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota; Mark Hudson, MD, Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota; Nancy Harper, MD, University of Minnesota Masonic Children's Hospital; Sarah Lucken, MD, HCMC; Terrance Stark, Hennepin County Human Services


Supporting Babies by Screening Mamas: Slides - Dr. Lynch | Slides - Wetjen | Video
Brian Lynch, MD, Mayo Clinic and Tessa Wetjen, Minnesota Department of Health


Trauma-Infored Care in Pediatrics: Slides | Video
L. Read Sulik, MD, PrairieCare


Growing up with Autism Spectrum Disorder: What to Expect at Times of Transition: Video | Slides
Elizabeth Reeve, MD, HealthPartners and Gillette


Speaker bios | Exhibitors | Abstract competition | Evaluation/comments

Past MNAAP conferences: 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013