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MMA Foundation Launches Physician Volunteerism Program
The MMA Foundation (MMAF) kicked off the pilot phase of its new Physician Volunteerism Program (PVP) this week with the launch of a new website for physician volunteers and others.  
MMA And MMA Foundation Present Awards
The MMA and MMA Foundation (MMAF) have presented their annual quality, community service and excellence in medical journalism awards.
Seven Organizations to Participate in Choosing Wisely Initiative
Seven Minnesota organizations will participate in an MMA-backed program to improve physician-patient dialogue about health care services that may be unnecessary.
Rochester MD Wins Foundation’s Minority Affairs Service Award
Dionne Hart, M.D., received the MMA Foundation’s 2013 Minority Affairs Meritorious Service Award on Nov. 26 in Rochester.
MMA Foundation Re-elects Officers
The MMA Foundation (MMAF) elected its officers at its board of directors meeting on Nov. 14. All were elected for a second one-year term.
MMA Foundation CEO Takes Part in Rural Medicine Panel

Dennis Kelly, CEO of the MMA Foundation (MMAF), participated in a panel discussion on Oct. 14 regarding the practice of medicine in rural Minnesota communities and the Rural Physician Associate Program with first-year medical students at the University of Minnesota – Duluth.

White Coat Ceremony at Duluth Medical School This Saturday
The University of Minnesota Medical School, Duluth Campus welcomed a new class of medical students on Sept. 21 at its annual White Coat Ceremony in the Weber Music Hall on the UMD campus.
U of M Medical Students Gather at Scholarship Luncheon
The MMA Foundation (MMAF) took part in the annual scholarship luncheon on Oct. 5 at the University of Minnesota’s McNamara Alumni Center.
Foundation and MDH Help Physicians Start Careers
The Minnesota Medical Association Foundation (MMAF) and the Minnesota Department of Health's Office of Rural Health and Primary Care (ORHPC) will help two physicians begin their family medicine practices in underserved rural communities this summer.
Young Physicians Named in Urban Loan Forgiveness Program
Ncha Xiong, M.D. and Elizabeth Goelz, M.D. have been named as the latest recipients of the Department of Health’s (MDH) Urban Physician Loan Forgiveness (UPLF) program.