Christian Doctor’s Digest – February 2016
Christian Doctor’s Digest brings you a few of your favorites! Richard Swenson, MD shares about the state of our world today and the coming End Times. John Patrick, MD discusses the necessity of belief and how that shapes our worldview. Plus we introduce Jeff Anderson as the CMDA Director of Gift Planning!
Meet Our Guests
John Patrick, MD
Individual Interview Location within the program: 1:35
John Patrick, MD, retired from the University of Ottawa in June 2002. He had been Associate Professor in Clinical Nutrition in the Department of Biochemistry and Pediatrics for 20 years. Dr. Patrick’s medical training occurred in London, England. He has done extensive research into the treatment of childhood nutritional deficiency and related diseases, holding appointments in Britain, the West Indies and Canada. He has worked in Central Africa assisting in the development of training programs that deal with childhood protein-energy malnutrition.
He now lectures throughout the world working for CMDA and the Christian Medical and Dental Society in Canada. He speaks to Christian and secular groups and is able to communicate effectively on moral issues in medicine and culture, as well as the integration of faith and science.
Individual Interview Location within the program: 31:00
Jeff Anderson is an eighth-generation East Tennessean. He earned his BBA at East Tennessee State University, his JD at the University of Tennessee College of Law and his LLM (Elder Law and Estate Planning) from the Western New England University School of Law. He has almost two decades of professional experience and service across the spectrum of gift planning and estate planning.
Richard A. Swenson, MD
Individual Interview Location within the program: 54:27
Richard A. Swenson, MD, received his BS in physics from Denison University and his MD from the University of Illinois School of Medicine. In 1982, following five years of private practice, he accepted a teaching position with the University of Wisconsin Medical School, Department of Family Medicine where he taught for 15 years. He currently is a full-time futurist, physician-researcher, author and educator. He has written nine books, including the bestselling Margin and The Overload Syndrome. He has presented widely, including national and international settings, on the themes of margin, stress, overload, life balance, contentment, complexity, societal change, healthcare and future trends. A representative listing of presentations include a wide variety of medical, professional, educational, governmental and management groups, most major church denominations and organizations, members of the United Nations, Congress, NASA and the Pentagon. In 2003, he received CMDA’s Educator of the Year Award. For more information, visit www.richardswenson.org.