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.

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Trophy Trout Fishing with CMDA

July 16-19, 2020:
We will be float fishing so we can cover a lot of water. This is a great opportunity for fun and fellowship, regardless of your level of experience!

2020 Voice of Christian Doctor’s Media Training May 15, 2020 – May 16, 2020 Bristol, Tennessee

2020 Voice of Christian Doctor’s Media Training

July 31 – August 1, 2020:
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.

2020 New Medical Missionary Training

Aug 13-16, 2020
Your mission sending organization will give you a general orientation to missions. This conference focuses on the unique challenges and opportunities in healthcare missions overseas. This conference is for everyone who will be involved in any healthcare ministry—not just physicians and dentists! If you are married, bring your spouse.

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GPS Retreat – St. Louis

August 20 – 23, 2020:
It’s been a year no one could have predicted. August will be the perfect time to gather together in a small group and reflect on
our lives in Christ. Join with us for our Midwest GPS (Grasping Power Through Surrender) Retreat in St. Louis, Missouri

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2020 WPC Virtual Conference

September 17 – 20, 2020:
Women Physicians in Christ (WPC) is the refuge where your fast-paced life meets refreshment, rest and renewal! Join us in 2020 for fellowship, inspiration, medical education and networking at our unique annual conference. Share the blessings by bringing a friend or colleague with you!

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Knoxville CMDA Fall Banquet

September 24, 2020
Join us for a special evening for healthcare professionals and spouses to enjoy fellowship with others as well as relax and learn about ways to mitigate many of the challenges we face and avoid anxiety, depression and burnout.

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CMDA Marriage Enrichment Weekend – Grand Rapids, Michigan

September 25-27, 2020
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.

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Greece Tour 2020

September 25-October 5, 2020
An exciting tour filled with culture, biblical teaching, and fellowship. Even if you have been to Greece before, our tour will open new insights into the Apostle Paul and how his ministry got started in Europe. Come join us for a life-changing trip to Greece and follow in the footsteps of the Apostle Paul.

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501 Foundations for Christian Coaching – Online Seminar

September 28-November 16, 2020
You’re invited to an Online Seminar! The need has never been greater for excellent listening and empowering communication. Get trained with skills for supporting your colleagues, patients and staff through this pandemic and beyond.

New Zealand Tour: October 2020 October 12, 2020 – October 26, 2020 New Zealand

New Zealand Tour: October 2020

October 12-26, 2020
***EVENT NOW FULL***
I never imagined when we took our first group to Greece that CMDA’s tours would become so popular! We now are doing two trips a year to both Greece and Israel and last year added Italy. On hundreds of post trip surveys we asked this question, “Where else would you like to go on a CMDA tour?” and the consistent answer has been New Zealand!

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CMDA Marriage Enrichment Weekend – Kingston, Tennessee

October 23-25, 2020
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.

Remedy 2020

October 24-25, 2020
LIVE ONLINE NATIONAL EVENT: Medical missions bring the remedy for disease, at home and abroad. Medical missions bring the remedy for sin — Jesus Christ.

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Israel: Fall Tour 2020

November 3-15, 2020
An eye-opening tour for first and second timers alike! This tour combines the basis of Old and New Testament together with features of Modern Israel as well.

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CMDA Marriage Enrichment Weekend – Palm Coast, FL

November 20-22, 2020
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.

2021 Northeast Winter Conference

January 15-17, 2021
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! Dr. Steve Sartori, Director of the Center for Well-being, will be our speaker this year.

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2021 CMDA West Coast Winter Conference

January 21-24, 2021
The 2021 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 discussions, Q & A and plenty of free time for Saturday afternoon family activities, creates a refreshing investment for professional and personal renewal.

CMDA National Convention 2021

April 29 – May 2, 2021
Lifeway Conference Center in Ridgecrest, North Carolina

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!

Joint Providership Activities

Teaching Healthcare in a Global Setting: A Workshop for Educators

September 10-12, 2020:
Healthcare education is the new frontier of medical missions. Do you teach or are you planning to teach in an international medical school, residency, or other healthcare training program? This workshop will help you provide quality academics while navigating cultural considerations.