Right now, unlike any other point in our history, the number of older people is greater than the number of children in Minnesota. The University of Minnesota Twin Cities is proud to be the first institution for higher learning in Minnesota to enroll in the Global Network of Age-Friendly Universities.
On September 1, 2020, the creation of the Mac Baird Chair in Family Medicine Advocacy and Policy was announced — in addition to the inaugural chair holder, Renée Crichlow, MD. The department hosted a virtual celebration for Dr. Baird in early September to honor him. In this interview with Dr. Baird, he reflects on the endowed chair and its impact on the future of family medicine.