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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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  • Religious Healthcare Provider Wins ACA Regulation Injunction

    WGN Radio
    August 9, 2021

  • A prescription for protection

    World
    August 19, 2021

  • Religious health care providers win injunction on ACA rules

    NBC News
    August 16, 2021

  • Lawmakers slam Biden DOJ for dropping suit against hospital that forced nurse to help with abortion

    The Christian Post
    August 18, 2021

  • Judge blocks HHS from requiring religious providers to perform gender-transition, abortion procedures

    Med City News
    August 17, 2021

  • Ruling blocking HHS 'transgender mandate' called 'victory for conscience'

    The Arlington Catholic Herald
    August 11, 2021

  • Rubio, Colleagues Slam Biden’s DOJ for Refusing to Help Nurse Forced to Perform Abortion Against Her Will

    Marco Rubio
    August 12, 2021

  • Religious health care providers win injunction on ACA rules

    Associated Press
    August 13, 2021

  • Court halts Biden’s “transgender mandate”

    Aletia
    August 13, 2021

  • Ruling blocking HHS ‘transgender mandate’ called ‘victory for conscience’

    Catholic Review
    August 11, 2021

  • As vaccine mandates spread, employers and colleges seek advice on religious exemptions

    The Washington Post
    August 9, 2021

  • Pro-Life Win: Court Upholds 48-Hour Waiting Period, Says Tenn. Can Protect the ‘Life of the Unborn’

    Christian Headlines
    August 6, 2021

  • Non-woke docs warning of purge spreading like virus

    ONENewsNOW
    August 2, 2021

  • Supporting Those Who Care for Others

    Family Radio
    July 9, 2021

  • Is It Discrimination or ‘Do No Harm’? Christian Doctors Gear Up for Transgender Debates

    Christianity Today
    May 19, 2021

  • A transitioning debate

    WORLD
    May 14, 2021

  • Biden admin: Submit to trans ideology or else

    OneNewsNow.com
    May 12, 2021

  • Religious liberty amputation

    WORLD
    May 6, 2021

  • Pro-Lifers In Congress Continue To Fight For Babies Who Survive Abortions

    Christianity Daily
    April 17, 2021

  • Pro-Lifers Seek Answers on the Reported Abortion-Derived Cell Lines for the Production of Coronavirus Vaccines

    Christianity Daily
    April 17, 2021

  • The Pro-Abortion “Equality Act” Will Erase Your Religious Freedom

    LifeNews.com
    April 6, 2021

  • Beware the far-ranging impact of Equality Act, says medical group

    OneNewsNow.com
    April 5, 2021

  • Focus of new law is protecting docs – not preventing care

    OneNewsNow.com
    April 1, 2021

  • The Equality Act Would Trample on Doctors' Religious Freedom

    Washington Examiner
    March 29, 2021

  • Pro-Life Groups Tell Supreme Court to Uphold Trump Rule Cutting Planned Parenthood Funding

    Life News Now
    March 18, 2021

  • Christian medical groups urge conscience protections amid Covid-19 vaccination push

    Catholic News Agency
    March 3, 2021

  • University Study: Hard-core Drugs Alleviate Racism

    One News Now
    February 17, 2021

  • From the Mouth Flows Systemic Health Issues

    One News Now
    February 16, 2021

  • Skepticism, Concern Surround Effectiveness of COVID Vaccines

    One News Now
    February 15, 2021

  • Catholic Hospitals Can't be Forced to Perform Gender Transition Surgeries, Court Rules

    The Christian Post
    January 20, 2021

  • Not so Fast on Marijuana Legalization in Virginia, Group Says

    The Virginian-Pilot
    January 19, 2021

  • 3 Bioethical Questions About COVID-19 Vaccines

    Christianity Today
    January 13, 2021

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Teaching Healthcare Professionals in a Global Setting – CHSC
Healthcare professional 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.
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Emerging Leaders in Dentistry Regional Conferences 2021
For the first time ever, CMDA will provide not one, but multiple, in-person dental student conferences. Chart your dental future with students of like mind. Come ready to be challenged and encouraged by the implications of faith in dentistry – and beyond. September 17-18: Lexington, KY October 9: Sierra Madre, CA October 29-30: Augusta, GA
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WPDC Conference 2021
September 30 – October 3, 2021:
What a blessing it will be to meet in person again in 2021! Women Physicians & Dentists in Christ (WPDC) is the refuge where your fast-paced life meets refreshment, rest and renewal! Join us in 2021 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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Greece Tour – In the Footsteps of Paul, October 2021
October 1-10, 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.
2021 Connections Conference
October 4-6, 2021 Join us at our 2021 Connections Conference – a place where CMDA field staff, campus advisors and local ministry leaders come together for a time of connection, equipping and refreshment. Our speaker for our time together is Dr. Christopher Yuan – someone you DON'T want to miss. Also, while together we have some fun planned for you such as a hiking excursion to see if we can spot Sasquatch in the East Tennessee mountains, a cookout at the Waldecker's hacienda, and some free CMDA SWAG just because we love our CMDA staff and leaders!
501 Foundations in Christian Coaching (Evening Cohort)
October 12 - November 16, 2021 You're invited to boost your communication skills, so needed in these challenging times. This six-week coaching training will equip you to lead more effectively, assist colleagues with burnout, improve patient health outcomes and maximize the potential in others. Registration is open to all healthcare professionals, students, spouses and others who work with healthcare professionals.
2021 Midwest Fall Conference
October 15-17, 2021 The 2021 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 and DTS Dialogues: Healthcare and Theology Learning Together
November 6, 2021 Join us for this quarterly webinar series as CMDA joins together with The Hendricks Center at Dallas Theological Seminary to discuss topics important to today’s leaders in healthcare and in the church. Hosted by Dr. Darrell Bock, each webinar includes a panel of experts to discuss topics such as the beginning of life, vaccine development, how COVID impacts the church and more.

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