Christian Doctor’s Digest – May 2018

Transgender flag, often used to depict LBG&T agendas.
Transgender flag, often used to depict LBG&T agendas.

Christian Doctor's Digest is the premier audio resource for Christian healthcare professionals. Hosted by CMDA CEO Dr. David Stevens, it is an audio magazine released six times each year to all of our members. It includes a variety of interviews with experts in various fields pertaining to Christian healthcare professionals.

Topics include bioethics, healthcare missions, financial stewardship, marriage, family and much more. Dr. John Patrick, J. P. Moreland, and Chuck Colson are among the many guests who have appeared on Christian Doctor's Digest.


In this month’s podcast, Dr. David Stevens is joined by Dr. Robert Orr to discuss autonomy in healthcare. His second interview is with Walt Heyer, a former transgender who now raises public awareness about the incidence of regret and the tragic consequences suffered as a result.

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Robert Orr, MD, CM

Individual Interview Location within the program: 2:40
Full Biography on the Authors & Contributors Page

Dr. Robert Orr received his MD, CM from McGill University in 1966, did residency training in family medicine and practiced in Vermont for 18 years. He was named Vermont Family Doctor of the Year in 1989. Since completing a fellowship in clinical ethics at the University of Chicago in 1990, he has held professorships at Loma Linda University School of Medicine (California), University of Vermont College of Medicine, Trinity International University (Illinois) and the Graduate College of Union University (New York). He continues to teach in two other graduate programs. He has lectured widely and has authored, co-authored or co-edited five books, 16 book chapters and more than 150 articles on ethics, ethics consultation and end-of-life care. His most recent book is Medical Ethics and the Faith Factor. He has been an active CMDA member for nearly 50 years and currently serves on the Board of Trustees.

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Hayer

Walt Heyer

Individual Interview Location: 19:10
Full Biography on the Authors & Contributors Page

Walt Heyer was a husband, father and corporate executive who underwent gender reassignment surgery at the age of 42, going from man to woman. Eight years later, Walt went back to man again and has been restored to his male gender for more than 20 years. He has a passion to help others who regret gender change. Through sexchangeregret.com, Walt’s ministry reaches worldwide to 180 countries. He continually receives emails from hurting people who are impacted personally by this topic. Walt has spoken at conferences in Italy, Australia and across the U.S. His story has been featured in articles and documentaries in New Zealand, Canada, the United Kingdom, Russia and Australia. His mission is to raise public awareness about the incidence of regret and the tragic consequences suffered as a result. For more information, visit www.waltheyer.com.

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