Upcoming Events & Conferences

We host a variety of more than 40 topical, local, regional and national conferences each year for our members, offering training and networking opportunities. Our events are some of the best opportunities for you to fellowship with other Christian healthcare professionals from all across the world. For more information about CMDA events, please contact our Meetings Department.

2018 Faith in Healthcare Retreat

August 25, 2018:
This is a one-day retreat geared toward any and all healthcare professionals (retirees welcome!) and those immersed in the medical fields (MDs, DDS, NPs, nurses, Pharmacists, PAs, counselors, therapists, admin/reception, hospital chaplains, etc.) seeking to refresh, renew or explore their faith and how it relates to their role as healthcare provider/advocate. That being said, family, friends, non-health professionals and people of all faiths or no particular faith are welcome to attend! All who are interested are invited.

2018 Healthcare Missions Leadership Summit

September 5 – September 7, 2018:
THIS EVENT IS BY INVITATION ONLY.
CMDA/MedSend’s Healthcare Missions Leadership Summit is an annual gathering of mission sending agency representatives that are invested in sharing Christ through healthcare missions. The purpose of the meeting is to build ongoing relationships, share successful strategies, discuss important issues, examine relevant research and problem solve. Presenters will prime the pump for our interactions in small groups and the larger meeting.

CMDA 501 – Foundations for Christian Coaching

September 18 – September 19, 2018:
Join CMDA life and leadership coaches for a two-day coach training course just prior to the Women Physicians in Christ annual conference in Burlington, Vermont and gain 12 CME credits in the process. Coaching is rapidly gaining traction in healthcare, as healthcare professionals and leaders seek help with burnout management, the promotion of clinician well-being, leadership and team development, change management, and patient care.

2018 Women Physicians in Christ Conference

September 20 – September 23, 2018:
Join us in rediscovering God’s Joy at our 2018 annual WPC Conference! Do you find joy to be elusive when trials surround you? Come celebrate fall with WPC in the beautiful setting of Burlington, Vermont and recapture the joy God wants us to have in our lives every day. You’ll learn new ways to experience His joy no matter where life may take you.

CMDA Greece Tour 2018: In the Footsteps of Paul

September 29 – October 8, 2018:
EVENT NOW FULL! Email kim.hodge@cmda.org to be placed on a waiting list.
If you want these Scriptures to come alive and have greater influence in your life, come with us as our guide and Bible teacher Costas Tsevas takes us on a journey along the footsteps of Paul through Greece. By including historical, sociological, and anthropological context, Costas has a special gift of making known the lessons of Paul’s writings.

CMDA 2018 Israel Tour

September 29 – October 8, 2018:
EVENT NOW FULL! Email kim.hodge@cmda.org to be placed on a waiting list.
We have an excellent itinerary planned from Galilee to the Wilderness visiting sites prominent in the Old Testament and the life of Jesus. What makes the trip extra special is Jeremy Bulow, our guide, has lived in Israel for the last 20+ years. To say he “wowed” last year’s group with his knowledge, teaching and insights would be an understatement!

CMDA Marriage Enrichment Weekend Bristol

October 12 – October 14, 2018:
CMDA recognizes a need to provide healthcare couples with an opportunity to nurture and grow in their marital relationships. The Marriage Enrichment Weekends offer a comfortable, get-away-from-it-all setting, allowing couples to communicate and experience a deeper appreciation for their marriage partnership.

CMDA 2018 Midwest Fall Conference

October 12 – October 14, 2018:
The 2018 CMDA Midwest Fall Conference, at the Maranatha Bible Conference Center, offers CMDA members and their guests the opportunity to hear outstanding inspirational speakers and receive continuing education credit while enjoying the scenic eastern shores of Lake Michigan. The combination of informal didactic sessions, group discussion, and plenty of free time for family activities, creates a refreshing investment in professional and personal renewal.

CMDA 701 – Coaching: Rx for Burnout

October 15 – November 5, 2018:
This coach training course will equip participants with a coaching framework to help healthcare professionals optimize their well-being and prevent or manage burnout. The course will consist of four live, interactive, 90-minute class sessions, and will be hosted online using GoToMeeting. Completion of basic coach training, either CMDA 501 or equivalent training, is a prerequisite for registration.

2018 Global Missions Health Conference

November 8 – November 10, 2018:
We are a sponsor of the Global Missions Health Conference, the annual gathering point for healthcare professionals to network, share best practices and work together. This conference is held each year in early November at Southeast Christian Church in Louisville, Kentucky. This conference is held each year in early November at Southeast Christian Church in Louisville, Kentucky.

Friends of TCMDA Dinner Banquet

November 15, 2018:
Join us for an evening of fellowship, food and a vision for our future at TCMDA. We are excited to share with you what is going on in our area and where ministry is headed. Hear from students and professionals who are sharing in ministry through TCMDA. We hope you can join us as we look ahead at the opportunities and needs of this ministry. We are investing in God’s people, as His hands and feet, through people like you.

CMDA January 2019 Israel Tour

January 8 – January 17, 2019:
EVENT NOW FULL! Email kim.hodge@cmda.org to be placed on a waiting list.
“O Jerusalem, Jerusalem….” These words of Jesus (Mark 23 and Luke 13) express the deep affection God has for the land and people of Israel. Whether reflected in the stories of Scripture or in today’s headlines, there is something of historical and spiritual significance about that land. And visiting there makes it all the more special!

2019 CMDA Northeast Winter Conference

January 18 – January 20, 2019:
Registration will be open soon!
The CMDA Northeast Winter Conference brings Christians in healthcare from all levels of training and practice, specialty and disciplines—and their families— to the Chesapeake Bay with the express purpose of providing a restful environment in which to reconnect with God’s purpose for their lives A few days away from the busyness of practice or training may be just what you need to get a renewed sense of who you are in Jesus and why you are in Medicine or Dentistry!

2019 CMDA West Coast Winter Conference

January 24, 2019 – January 27, 2019:
The 2019 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 discussion and plenty of free time for Saturday afternoon family activities, creates a refreshing investment for professional and personal renewal.

CMDA Marriage Enrichment Weekend – Miramar Beach

February 1 – February 3, 2019:
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. CMDA recognizes a need to provide healthcare couples with an opportunity to nurture and grow in their marital relationships. The Marriage Enrichment Weekends offer a comfortable, get-away-from-it-all setting, allowing couples to communicate and experience a deeper appreciation for their marriage partnership.

CMDA Greece Tour, 2019: In the Footsteps of Paul

February 2 – February 9, 2019:
EVENT NOW FULL! Email kim.hodge@cmda.org to be placed on a waiting list.
We will walk in Paul’s footsteps visiting Philippi, Berea, Thessaloniki, Corinth, Athens, Delphi and other sites with Costas Tsevas, the best evangelical guide in the country. His knowledge of the Bible, archeology, history and ancient Greek will astound you! Like I’ve done on four previous trips with him, you will grab a pen and paper to take copious notes when he gives you hundreds of new insights into Acts and the Epistles as you walk in the footsteps of Paul.

Remedy Conference 2019

March 29 – March 30, 2019:
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 the remedy of God’s spiritual and physical remedy. Join us in Orlando, Florida on March 28-30, 2019 for Remedy 2019, a conference focused on bringing God’s remedy to the world through missions.

2019 CMDA National Convention

May 2 – May 5, 2019:
Celebrating God’s Faithfulness
Join us in Ridgecrest, North Carolina on May 2-5, 2019 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!

2019 Psychiatry Section Meeting at the APA Conference

May 18 – May 22, 2019:
We will have a full agenda of meetings for our members and guests as we seek to challenge and encourage each other in integrating faith and practice. Begin praying now that members will feel led to participate, residents will feel led to engage and commit and interns will seek wisdom regarding the field of psychiatry and seek us out for information. We hope you can join us. Our normal meetings on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday will encourage and challenge attendees in both personal and professional matters. A link will be added in the future so that you can view the agenda and activities and events we will sponsor. The site will be built as the plans are developed. Check back often.

2019 Voice of Christian Doctor’s Media Training

May 17 – May 18, 2019:
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.

Remedy Conference – Southern California

October 5, 2019 – October 6, 2019:
Medical missions brings the remedy for disease, at home and abroad. And medical missions brings the remedy for sin —Jesus Christ. But in order to do either, medical missions requires healthcare professionals committed to bring the remedy – the good news of Jesus. Committed healthcare professionals remain the greatest need in closed countries to provide God’s spiritual and physical remedies. Meanwhile, the world is coming to us, providing daily opportunities to share the gospel with people from most of the 195 countries of the world.

Joint Providership Activities

2018 Annual Educational Conference

September 20-22, 2018
Restoring Healthcare in a Technocratic Age: Building Parallel Structures to Deliver Compassionate Care. This conference will investigate the ways primary care physicians, nurses, and other healthcare professionals develop practices to best serve their patients in a personalized fashion.

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Converging Roads Conference

October 20, 2018
Converging Roads provides health care professionals, chaplains, students, and administrators with the most up-to-date training in health care ethics enabling them to more effectively care for their patients.

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2018 Global Missions Health Conference

November 8 - 10, 2018
The 2018 GMHC is coming and we're already planning and developing this experience with quality and excellence so you can connect and learn along with thousands of other people interested in healthcare missions. We're excited about the variety of speakers, wide range of exhibiting organizations, and some special new events. We look forward to seeing you next November.

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Missionary Medicine for Physicians

November 13 - 17, 2018
The training consists of detailed presentations of the most common diseases seen in third world settings and emphasizes diagnosis and treatment.

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