CMDA News and Press Releases

Welcome to the Christian Medical & Dental Associations Online Newsroom, a one-stop source for journalists and the general public where you will find news releases, public service messages, videos, executive bios, photos and more. You can also sign up to receive press releases and other updates by e-mail. 
The Christian Medical Association is the nation's largest organization of faith-based doctors and serves as a Christian voice on today's most important bioethical issues. CMA 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.

Interview Requests:

CMDA Medical Experts are available for interviews on health and bioethical issues. To schedule an interview contact the Communications Department: Telephone: 423-844-1000 or toll-free: 888-230-2637 or email us by clicking here. Our Communications staff will connect you with either a staff member or CMDA member who can speak to the issue.

503 Coaching for Change, Transition and Transformation – WEBINAR

March 2 – May 4, 2020:
Healthcare professionals function within the context of a 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.
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 2, 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.

Bioethics and the Body 27th Annual Conference

June 25 - 27, 2020:
Join us as we examine foundational concepts and bioethical considerations related to the myriad ways in which we view, interact with, manipulate and analyze our physical bodies. This conference has been approved for up to 40.75 CME Credits and offers preconference, conference, and post-conference courses and seminars.

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.

CMDA in the News

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  • Playing God: Pandemic Brings Moral Dilemmas to US Hospitals

    Christianity Today
    March 31, 2020

  • Experts: Universal Do-not-resuscitate Orders are Unethical, Un-American, Unnecessary

    March 30, 2020

  • Over 30,000 Doctors Object to Abortions During Pandemic: ‘Elective Abortion Treats no Disease’

    Live Action
    March 25, 2020

  • Abortion Controversy Flares Anew in COVID-19 Pandemic

    MedPage Today
    March 24, 2020

  • COVID-19 and the Church: An Emergency Physician’s Thoughts

    March 17, 2020

  • Coronavirus with Dr. David Stevens on Community Bridge with Jenny Burkhiser

    Family Radio: Community Bridge
    February 22, 2020

  • On Coronavirus; Speaking Truth Instead of Fear

    Mission Network News
    February 14, 2020

  • At issue: Parents' Role in Children's Smartphone 'Wthdrawal'
    February 4, 2020

  • Doc: For Now, Flu More Dangerous for U.S.
    January 28, 2019

  • New York Pressures OB-GYNs To Perform Abortions Or Leave Medicine

    The Federalist, by Regina Frost
    January 13, 2019

  • Trump Administration to Appeal Decision Blocking Conscience Protections for Medical Professionals

    The Epoch Times
    January 6, 2019

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