2020 CMDA National Convention

The Psychiatry Section will host a banquet for fellowship and encouragement on Friday evening and host a psychiatry seminar tract on Saturday afternoon. This will be a great time for worship, fellowship, encouragement, professional stimulation and CME credits. See the main CMDA National Convention information link for speakers, schedule, and registration.

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Medical missions brings the remedy for disease. And medical missions brings the remedy for sin. But in order to do this, medical missions needs missionaries. Committed healthcare professionals are the greatest need in closed countries to provide God’s spiritual and physical remedy. Remedy is a conference focused on bringing God’s remedy to the world through missions.

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National Convention

This convention provides great opportunities for you to transform as you fellowship with Christian healthcare professionals, learn about current health and social issues, renew your faith through worship and network with exhibiting organizations. You don’t want to miss this event!

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National Convention

This convention provides great opportunities for you to transform as you fellowship with Christian healthcare professionals, learn about current health and social issues, renew your faith through worship and network with exhibiting organizations. You don’t want to miss this event!

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2020 CMDA National Convention

This convention provides great opportunities for you to transform as you fellowship with Christian healthcare professionals, learn about current health and social issues, renew your faith through worship and network with exhibiting organizations. You don’t want to miss this event!

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The Global Missions Health Conference (GMHC) 2019, hosted students, medical students, residents, doctors, global workers, engineers, educators, and anyone else interested in being part of Gods medical work. There was a wide variety of speakers at the meetings as well as a diverse group of exhibits. CMDA members hosted and presented in many of the sessions and there was a full complement of specialty sections available to provide information and encouragement to get involved.

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Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a condition in which characterized by inattention, hyperactivity and impulsivity. ADHD is most commonly diagnosed in young people, according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). An estimated 9% of children between ages 3–17 have ADHD. While ADHD is usually diagnosed in childhood, it does not only affect children. An estimated 4% of adults have ADHD.

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Bipolar disorder is a mental illness that causes dramatic shifts in a person’s mood, energy and ability to think clearly. People with bipolar experience high and low moods—known as mania and depression—which differ from the typical ups-and-downs most people experience.

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2018 CMDA Psychiatry Section at the APA Conference

We had a full agenda of meetings for our members and guests. If you were not able to join us, click on the link below to find the agenda and audio/video of Dr. Tom Okamoto as he encouraged us in our walk and unique role as psychiatrists. Also find audio/video of Dr. Gene Rudd, Senior Vice President of CMDA, as he encouraged us regarding integrating more psychiatry expertise into CMDA ministries and global outreach. Contact Marshall at psychsectioncmda@gmail.com for more information.

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2018 Psychiatry Section at the CMDA National Convention May 18, 2019 – May 22, 2019 Ridgecrest, North Carolina

The Psychiatry Section sponsored an afternoon session on Friday with a focus on Mentoring, Burnout/Resilience, and Sexual Dysphoria. We heard from Steve Sartori, MD, Director of CMDA’s Life and Leadership Coaching ministry as he discussed Burnout among doctors and healthcare professionals.

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2017 Psychiatry Section Meeting at the APA Conference May 22, 2017 – May 24, 2017 San Diego, California

We had a full agenda of meetings for our members and guests as we sought to challenge and encourage each other in integrating faith and practice. We hope you can join us in New York in May of 2018. We also recorded Dr. Okamoto’s morning presentation and Kay Warren on Tuesday evening.  Please click the link below to view the agenda and activities we sponsored and recordings of events as they are posted.

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2016 Psychiatry Section Meeting at the APA Conference May 14, 2016 – May 18, 2016 Atlanta, Georgia

CMDA’s Psychiatry Section offered special events and sponsored an exhibit during the American Psychiatry Association’s Annual Meeting in Atlanta, Georgia. Did you miss the 2016 meetings? We recorded our sessions so you can listen and watch even if you weren’t able to join us.

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Feb 27 – Mar 1, 2020:
Join with us beachside for our GPS (Grasping Power Through Surrender) Retreat in beautiful, warm, sunny Galveston, Texas this February.

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February 29, 2020
We are called to be ambassadors for Christ in all settings. Our office is no exception. If you wish to learn how to do this comfortably and fruitfully and experience the great joy and refreshment that comes from spiritual interactions with your patients please join us for this Grace Prescriptions event! Course book, breakfast snacks and lunch provided.

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February 29, 2020

What does a medical professional do when the law requires a practice which their conscience believes is wrong? This area is becoming a challenge for believers in the gospel of Jesus Christ. How should medical professionals deal with these tensions and what may lie ahead for us in an ever-changing culture? Join us as we explore the medical, legal, and theological implications of these situations that regularly arise, including issues of gender and sexuality, end of life care, and beginning of life care.

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March 2 – May 4, 2020:
Healthcare professionals function within the context of a volatile, uncertain, complex, and rapidly changing environment. Physician dissatisfaction and burnout are oftentimes the result. Coaching can help physicians successfully navigate their way amid this rapid change and avoid being blindsided by burnout.

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March 14, 2020:
Our culture and laws allow and even promote procedures such as abortion and physician-assisted suicide which run counter to a Biblical understanding of human dignity and sanctity. In addition, this culture of death has made violence a more accessible choice for those in mental health crisis or who are simply hateful, as evidenced by recent mass shooting events.

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March 21, 2020:
Join us for a welcome respite during the AAD, or just a reunion with friends who are in town for the AAD. Enjoy Christian fellowship and worship with colleagues, spouses and staff over snacks, even if you are not attending the AAD this year.

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April 14-17, 2020:
This annual Connections Conference, which brings together full- and part-time CMDA staff, campus advisors, ministry partners and local CMDA ministry leaders, is an opportunity to be encouraged, equipped and energized in the ministry that we all share together.

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2020 CMDA National Convention

April 16-19, 2020:

Join us April 16-19, 2020 at TRANSFORM: CMDA’s National Convention, the premier convention for Christian healthcare professionals. This convention provides great opportunities for you to transform as you fellowship with Christian healthcare professionals, learn about current health and social issues, renew your faith through worship and network with exhibiting organizations. You don’t want to miss this event!

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May 3-15, 2020
“All roads lead to Rome.” This ancient proverb not only reflects the influence that Rome had at the time of Christ, it also reflects the significant influence the Italian culture has had on shaping the world we know today.

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2020 Voice of Christian Doctor’s Media Training May 15, 2020 – May 16, 2020 Bristol, Tennessee

May 15 – May 16, 2020:
The Christian Medical & Dental Associations® is increasingly called on by the media to give perspectives on ethical questions triggered by changing medical technology, as well as general health topics. From Congressional testimony to network television, God continues to open doors for CMDA to amplify the voice of Christian doctors on the critical life issues of our day.

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May 24 – June 5, 2020:
Please join us for an exciting tour of Italy. It will be an exciting time of fun, fellowship, and food! The tour will be led by CMDA’s Bill Reichart, Vice President for Campus and Community Ministries and Jamey Campbell, Chief Operating Officer.

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June 25 – 27, 2020:
Join us as we examine foundational concepts and bioethical considerations related to the myriad ways in which we view, interact with, manipulate and analyze our physical bodies. This conference has been approved for up to 40.75 CME Credits and offers preconference, conference, and post-conference courses and seminars.

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September 10-12, 2020:
Healthcare education is the new frontier of medical missions. Do you teach or are you planning to teach in an international medical school, residency, or other healthcare training program? This workshop will help you provide quality academics while navigating cultural considerations.

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September 17 – 20, 2020:
Women Physicians in Christ (WPC) is the refuge where your fast-paced life meets refreshment, rest and renewal! Join us in 2020 for fellowship, inspiration, medical education and networking at our unique annual conference. Share the blessings by bringing a friend or colleague with you!

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September 25-27, 2020
The effects of today’s healthcare professions have taken its toll on marriages. Increasing time pressures, fiscal burdens, continuing education requirements and countless demands have made building strong marriage relationships all the more difficult.

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New Zealand Tour: October 2020 October 12, 2020 – October 26, 2020 New Zealand

October 12-26, 2020
***EVENT NOW FULL***
I never imagined when we took our first group to Greece that CMDA’s tours would become so popular! We now are doing two trips a year to both Greece and Israel and last year added Italy. On hundreds of post trip surveys we asked this question, “Where else would you like to go on a CMDA tour?” and the consistent answer has been New Zealand!

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October 23-25, 2020
The effects of today’s healthcare professions have taken its toll on marriages. Increasing time pressures, fiscal burdens, continuing education requirements and countless demands have made building strong marriage relationships all the more difficult.

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October 23-25, 2020
Medical missions brings the remedy for disease, at home and abroad. Medical missions brings the remedy for sin — Jesus Christ. But in order to do either, medical missions requires healthcare professionals committed to bringing the remedy – the good new of Jesus.

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January 21-24, 2021
The 2021 CMDA West Coast Winter Conference, at the Cannon Beach Christian Conference Center, offers CMDA members and their guests the opportunity to hear outstanding inspirational and educational speakers while enjoying the scenic, even iconic and inimitable Pacific Ocean on the Oregon coastline. The combination of informal didactic sessions, group discussions, Q & A and plenty of free time for Saturday afternoon family activities, creates a refreshing investment for professional and personal renewal.

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