Minnesota Medical Directors Association

MMDA Mission Statement

The Minnesota Medical Directors Association is a professional association representing physicians who provide medical direction, chronic care and geriatrics services.

MMDA is committed to medical care that is: Competent, comprehensive, compassionate and ethical.

Core Objectives
1.  Educate clinicians on geriatrics and chronic care as well as administrative medical            direction;

2.  Support the development of information exchange; 

3.  Create and maintaining liaisons with organizations with similar goals;

4.  Engage with other State and Federal organizations that impact regulation and                legislation;

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Collaborative Organizations:

Minnesota Leadership Council on Aging

Aging Services of Minnesota

Care Providers of Minnesota

MMDA's TOPICS in Geriatrics Medicine and Medical Direction Newletters

December 2012:F-329: Unnecessary Drugs – Antipsychotics and Their Renewed Focus
By: Rich Januszewski, M.S.,Pharm.

October 2012:Prepare Minnesota for Alzheimer’s Disease:
A Statewide Collaborative Working to Enhance Minnesota’s Capacity to Meet the Demands of Alzheimer’s Disease
By: Olivia Mastry

August 2012: The “Soft Skills” Medical Directors Need To Promote Patient Care
By: John Mielke, MD

June 2012: Suicide In Long Term Care
By: Robert Milligan, MD

April 2012: Pressure Ulcer Update for the Medical Director and Long Term Care Provider
By: Paul Takahashi MD, CMD, Lester Kiemele PA-C, Anupam Chandra MD

February 2012: Update on Health Reform and Long-Term Care in Minnesota
By Edward Ratner, MD and Patti Cullen, CAE

Quality Improvement Program to Reduce Hospital Admissions from LTC
By Teresa McCarthy MD, CMD, Edward Ratner MD, Robert Kane MD

October 2011: Bereavement and Complicated Grief in the Geriatric Population
By Steve Olson

August 2011: Update in Geriatric Medicine Education
By Lawrence J. Kerzner, MD, FACP, AGSF

June 2011: The Role of the Medical Director
By John Mielke, MD

Minnesota Medical Directors Association Membership Application

Minnesota Medical Directors Association Office
P.O. Box 24475
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55424

(952) 929-9398  Fax: (952) 929-4363

email: rlobeck@mnmeddir.org