MNACVPR 2020 Innovation Award Announcements:


Upcoming Events

Go Blue in Minneapolis: September if Pulmonary Fibrosis Month and in support for increasing awareness regarding pulmonary fibrosis Minneapolis is going blue. See the attached flier for how you can participate in increasing awareness of pulmonary fibrosis.

Go Blue In Minneapolis

In coordination with the Go Blue event, at 6PM on September 9th, a virtual program will be available for you to attend. A patient mentor/caregiver sharing their interstitial lung disease testimony, followed by national thought leader Dr. Justin Oldham, who will present on chronic fibrosis interstitial lung disease. To attend, open the attached ‘Patient Mentor and Dr. Oldam Invite’ and simply ‘click here’ and log-in or dial-in at 877-407-6046.

Patient Mentor and Dr. Oldham PF Awareness Invite

Virtual MACVPR Symposium:

Looking for more education opportunities? MACVPR is hosting a virtual symposium on October 22nd. For more details see link below:


Spring Conference 2020

Unfortunately due to COVID-19 the MNACVPR Board has decided to cancel our 2020 Spring Conference. See our conference tab for more details regarding this change.

Letter from the President

Please see our president’s corner page for an letter from our immediate past president, Teresa Lee, and from our new president, Kris Mrosak.

Board Meetings

Have you ever been interested in joining the MNACVPR Board or would just like to know more about what goes on at our quarterly meetings? Please feel free to join us! Here is a list of our upcoming meetings:

  • 12-4-20 Virtual Meeting from 10AM-2PM

For more details feel free to contact Cassandra Merten at cmerten@rehc.org. We hope to see you at one of our upcoming meetings!

June 5 Meeting Minutes


Founded in 1990, the Minnesota Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (MNACVPR) is a diverse professional organization for multidisciplinary health care providers who operate rehabilitation programs for persons with cardiac and pulmonary disease. The Association is dedicated to the professional development of its members, through information, networking, and educational opportunities. Central to the mission is the improvement in the quality of life for patients and their families.

MNACVPR is affiliated with and supports the goals and objectives of the national organization, the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR).

Mission Statement

The mission statement of the Minnesota Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation is: To reduce morbidity, mortality, and disability from cardiovascular and pulmonary diseases through education, prevention, rehabilitation, research, and aggressive disease management.Go Blue In MinneapolisPatient Mentor and Dr. Oldham PF Awareness InvitePatient Mentor and Dr. Oldham PF Awareness InvitePatient Mentor and Dr. Oldham PF Awareness Invite