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CMDA is the nation's largest organization of faith-based healthcare professionals and serves as a Christian voice on today's most important bioethical issues. CMDA responds to breaking bioethical news regarding such issues as abortion, human cloning, physician-assisted suicide, stem cell research and more. CMDA's members and executive staff have been called upon by several national media outlets, including CNN, MSNBC, the BBC, USA Today, the Washington Post, Moody Broadcasting and National Public Radio. The Christian Medical & Dental Associations is equipped with VOIP and Skype.
CMDA medical experts are available for interviews on health and bioethical issues. To request an interview, please contact CMDA’s Communications Department at 888-230-2637 or email us by clicking here.

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  • 3 Bioethical Questions About COVID-19 Vaccines

    Christianity Today
    January 13, 2021

  • Halting the virus

    World Magazine
    December 22, 2020

  • 35 Countries Sign Declaration Saying “There is No Right to Abortion”
    December 17, 2020

  • Vice President Mike Pence Will Receive Coronavirus Vaccine Not Made With Aborted Baby Cells
    December 17, 2020

  • Trump Admin Sues University of Vermont Hospital That Forced Nurse to Kill Baby in Abortion
    December 16, 2020

  • Trump Will Withhold $200 Million in Tax Dollars From California for Forcing Christians to Fund Abortions
    December 16, 2020

  • Some workers say religious beliefs bar them from getting vaccinated

    December 14, 2020

  • New Jersey Flirts with Radical Abortion Bill

    Washington Examiner
    December 7, 2020

  • Freedom from Coercion is not Discrimination

    The Lancet
    December 5, 2020

  • Pro-life physician-led groups weigh in on development of COVID-19 vaccines

    Catholic Courier
    December 4, 2020

  • Christian Doctors Advise Against Unsafe Gatherings For Stitt's COVID Day Of Prayer

    Public Radio Tusla
    December 2, 2020

  • CMDA on board with plan for vaccine distribution – but offers caveat

    December 3, 2020

  • Medical Associations Call for Ethical Production of COVID-19 Vaccines

    December 3, 2020

  • Four Pro-Life Medical Groups Say Pfizer, Moderna COVID Vaccines Not Made With Aborted Baby Cells
    December 4, 2020

  • Christian health care leader urges churches to meet virtually to help slow virus

    Bristol Herald Courier
    December 2, 2020

  • A Christian doctor's case for the coronavirus vaccine

    One News Now
    December 2, 2020

  • Ethicists say COVID vaccines are moral to use

    Baptist Standard
    November 30, 2020

  • Church organizations, Christian healthcare workers urging return to exclusively virtual services

    Oklahoma News4
    November 26, 2020

  • COVID vaccines are moral to use, say ethicists, Catholic bishops

    November 25, 2020

  • Pandemic inoculations: COVID vaccines are moral to use, say US ethicists, Catholic bishops

    Sight Magazine
    November 26, 2020

  • Christian medical group urges churches to stop gathering amid pandemic: Don't make church an idol

    The Christian Post
    November 26, 2020

  • Stay home, evangelical medical organization tells churches as COVID spreads

    RNS Religious News Service
    November 20, 2020

  • Evangelical Doctors' Group Pleads With Churches To Stay Home

    November 19, 2020

  • Christians Ready to Help COVID-19 Vaccine Go to Neediest First

    Christianity Today
    November 17, 2020

  • Is Receiving the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine Ethical?

    Public Discourse
    November 15, 2020

  • Eyeing a White House Win, Angry Left Vows to Purge 'Nazis' in Name of Unity
    November 13, 2020

  • SCOTUS asked to rule on federal abortion funding
    November 12, 2020

  • Pro-Life Doctors Ask Supreme Court to Uphold Title X Funding Rule

    November 10, 2020

  • Must be something in the water

    Steve Jordahl (
    November 4, 2020

  • President Trump Signs Statement Declaring There is “No Right to Abortion”
    October 22, 2020

  • Christian Medical Association Lauds US Signing of Geneva Consensus Declaration

    Christian Medical & Dental Associations®
    October 22, 2020

  • Lending an arm to end COVID-19

    World Magazine
    October 16, 2020

  • HHS Reverses Obama Rule, Sides with Docs and Nurses
    June 17, 2020

  • Christian Medical Association Doctors Express Hope that HHS Gender Rule Will Uphold Medical Judgment and Conscience

    Christian Medical & Dental Associations
    June 12, 2020

  • Masks, Distancing Advised as States Reopen

    Chris Woodward (
    May 11, 2020

  • Dentistry During Pandemic

    Chris Woodward (
    April 29, 2020

  • Transgenderism / Gender Identity / Gender Dysphoria

    April 22, 2020

  • 'Real Data' Needed to Make Real Decisions re: COVID-19

    One News Now
    April 9, 2020

  • When Life Gets Shaken, What Spills Out is What's in the Heart

    One News Now
    April 7, 2020

  • Christian Doc Offers Advice, Hope For COVID-19 (+podcast)

    April 2, 2020

  • Playing God: Pandemic Brings Moral Dilemmas to US Hospitals

    Christianity Today
    March 31, 2020

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2021 CMDA West Coast Winter Conference
January 22-24, 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.
501 Foundations for Christian Coaching – Online Seminar
February 1 - March 8, 2021 You're invited to boost to your communication skills, so needed in these challenging times. This two-day coaching training will equip you to help colleagues out of burnout, help patients own and achieve their own health goals and increase your impact as you draw out and maximize the potential in others. Registration is open to all healthcare professionals, students, spouses and others who work with healthcare professionals.
“Walking Through Covid-19 with Jesus” – Half-day Virtual Conference Event
February 20, 2021 Featuring Plenary Speaker Jean Wright, MD; worship, panel discussion and Meet-Ups
503 Coaching for Change, Transition and Transformation
March 29 - May 3, 2021 Healthcare professionals function within the context of an increasingly volatile, uncertain, complex, and rapidly changing environment. Physician dissatisfaction and burnout are oftentimes the result. Coaching can help physicians successfully navigate their way amid this rapid change and avoid being blindsided by burnout. This course builds on the foundational skills in coaching taught in our 501 course to focus on expanding participants' knowledge of principles of change, transition and transformation.
Turkey Tour 2021: Seven Churches of Revelation
April 10-20, 2021 Western Turkey was the cradle of the early Christian church. This area was the centerpiece of Paul’s mission and and an area to which he devoted a great deal of his time and energy. His ministry in the region was so productive that it could be said that “all who lived in Asia heard the word of the Lord” Acts 19:10).
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!
Italy Tour: May 2021
May 23 - June 4, 2021 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.
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Greece Tour – In the Footsteps of Paul, May 2021
May 28 - June 6, 2021 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.

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