Christian Doctor’s Digest – April 2013
Saundra Dalton-Smith, MD shares from her book Set Free To Live. Wendy Kang, MD, JD discusses Medical Malpractice and the CMDA ministry to help those going through that difficult process. Then we bring you a chapel message from David Stevens, MD about overcoming what is dragging you down.
Meet Our Guests
Saundra Dalton-Smith, MD
Saundra Dalton-Smith, MD, is a board certified internal medicine physician who has been actively practicing medicine since 1999. She graduated from Meharry Medical College in Nashville, Tennessee, and completed her internal medicine residency at Memorial Health University Medical Center in Savannah, Georgia. She has served as an adjunct faculty member at Baker College and Davenport University in Michigan. With a heart of compassion and love for encouraging, Dr. Dalton-Smith is inspiring women to live free from mental limitations, fears, insecurity and past emotional baggage. She merges her internal medicine training and spiritual beliefs to offer healthcare that leads to total wellbeing of the mind, body and spirit. She has been published in national medical journals discussing the physician’s role in spirituality and patient care. She is also the author of Set Free to Live: Breaking through the 7 Lies Women Tell Themselves. For more information, visit Dr. Dalton-Smith’s website at www.drdaltonsmith.com.
Wendy B. Kang, MD, JD
Wendy B. Kang, MD, JD, is a clinical professor of anesthesiology at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. She is board certified in anesthesiology with additional certification in pain medicine, both of which she uses in reducing surgical and postoperative pain in patients while teaching residents and medical students. She obtained her law degree from Southern Methodist University School of Law while practicing full-time as a physician. She passed her Texas State Bar in 1993 and promptly put herself on inactive status as an attorney, preferring to nurture the patient-physician relationship as influenced by law, medicine and ethics. Dr. Kang is the chair of CMDA’s Medical Malpractice Commission.
David Stevens, MD, MA (ETHICS)
David Stevens, MD, MA (ETHICS) serves as the Chief Executive Officer for the Christian Medical & Dental Associations. From 1981 to 1991, Dr. Stevens served as a missionary doctor in Kenya helping to transform Tenwek Hospital into one of the premier mission healthcare facilities in the world. Subsequently, he served as the Director of World Medical Mission, the medical arm of Samaritan’s Purse, assisting mission hospitals and leading medical relief teams into war and disaster zones. As a leading spokesman for Christian doctors in America, Dr. Stevens has conducted hundreds of television, radio and print media interviews. Dr. Stevens holds degrees from Asbury University, is an AOA graduate from University of Louisville School of Medicine and is board certified in family practice. He earned a master’s degree in bioethics from Trinity International University in 2002.