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Christian Doctor’s Digest – June 2015

Seeking to equip you better to deal with the issues we face each day. John Patrick, MD helps prepare us to take our witness into the public square as we speak out on bio-ethical issues. Peter Anderson, MD shows us a new way to deal with the Electronic Medical Records in our practices. John Dunlop shares from his book Wellness for the Glory of God about how we can glorify God through our bodies.

Meet Our Guests

John Patrick, MB, BS, MRCP, MD

John Patrick, MD

Dr. John Patrick 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 twenty 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.

Peter Anderson, MD

Peter Anderson, MD

Peter Anderson, MD, completed his medical degree at the University Of Virginia School of Medicine in 1978 and his residency training in family medicine at Riverside Regional Medical Center in Newport News, Virginia. He was a solo practitioner for a dozen years before joining the Riverside Medical Group, a network of more than 475 primary care, specialty and subspecialty providers in southeast Virginia. In 2003, Dr. Anderson introduced Family Team Care® to his own staff, a practice model that epitomizes the highest and best use of clinical personnel. In 2005, he authored his first publication, Liberating the Family Physician, a handbook that described the model and its approach to care. In 2009, Dr. Anderson was granted the first NCQA recognition as a Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH) family practice in Virginia. In 2013, he released his second book, The Familiar Physician: Saving Your Doctor in the Era of Obamacare, co-authored with Bud Ramey and Tom Emswiller. Through television, radio, print magazines, and local appearances since 2007, Dr. Anderson has spoken to thousands about the need for physicians to re-invent the exam room care delivery process. To learn more about Family Team Care®, please visit www.teamcaremedicine.com.

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John Dunlop, MD

John Dunlop, MD

Dr. John Dunlop has been following Jesus since a youth.  He has practiced medicine and been deeply involved in the Church for the past 33 years.  Dr. Dunlop graduated with a BS in Physics from Wheaton College and then completed the MD at Johns Hopkins where he continued his post graduate education with internship and residency in Internal Medicine.  He has since done subspecialty training in Geriatrics.  In recent years he completed a Masters in Bioethics at Trinity International University.  He now teaches in that department as an adjunct faculty member.  One of the goals of his life is to help the Church equip believers to make wise end of life decisions.  He is the author of Finishing Well to the Glory of God: Strategies from a Christian Physician, Crossway, 2011.

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