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2019 Workshop on Attention-Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in Adults and Children

By Christian Medical & Dental Associations® / September 1, 2019 / Comments Off on 2019 Workshop on Attention-Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in Adults and Children

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a condition in which characterized by inattention, hyperactivity and impulsivity. ADHD is most commonly diagnosed in young people, according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). An estimated 9% of children between ages 3–17 have ADHD. While ADHD is usually diagnosed in childhood, it does not only affect children. An estimated 4% of adults have ADHD.

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June 2018

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2019 Workshop on Bi-Polar Disorder in Adults and Children

By Christian Medical & Dental Associations® / June 15, 2019 / Comments Off on 2019 Workshop on Bi-Polar Disorder in Adults and Children

Bipolar disorder is a mental illness that causes dramatic shifts in a person’s mood, energy and ability to think clearly. People with bipolar experience high and low moods—known as mania and depression—which differ from the typical ups-and-downs most people experience.

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April 2018

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2018 Psychiatry Section Lighting the Darkness – Depression and the Church Conference October 27, 2018 – Yorba Linda, California

2018 Psychiatry Section Lighting the Darkness – Depression and the Church Conference

By Christian Medical & Dental Associations® / October 27, 2018 / Comments Off on 2018 Psychiatry Section Lighting the Darkness – Depression and the Church Conference

Depression has been deemed by the World Health Organization as the most disabling illness worldwide, affecting adults, children and adolescents. Diagnosed as a medical condition, it is treatable through a combination of psychotherapy, medicine and support systems.

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February 2018

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2018 CMDA Psychiatry Section at the APA Conference

2018 Psychiatry Section Meeting at the APA Conference

By Christian Medical & Dental Associations® / May 1, 2018 / Comments Off on 2018 Psychiatry Section Meeting at the APA Conference

We had a full agenda of meetings for our members and guests. If you were not able to join us, click on the link below to find the agenda and audio/video of Dr. Tom Okamoto as he encouraged us in our walk and unique role as psychiatrists. Also find audio/video of Dr. Gene Rudd, Senior Vice President of CMDA, as he encouraged us regarding integrating more psychiatry expertise into CMDA ministries and global outreach. Contact Marshall at psychsectioncmda@gmail.com for more information.

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May 2017

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2018 Psychiatry Section at the CMDA National Convention May 18, 2019 – May 22, 2019 Ridgecrest, North Carolina

2018 Psychiatry Section at the CMDA National Convention

By Christian Medical & Dental Associations® / April 15, 2018 / Comments Off on 2018 Psychiatry Section at the CMDA National Convention

The Psychiatry Section sponsored an afternoon session on Friday with a focus on Mentoring, Burnout/Resilience, and Sexual Dysphoria. We heard from Steve Sartori, MD, Director of CMDA’s Life and Leadership Coaching ministry as he discussed Burnout among doctors and healthcare professionals.

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March 2017

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2017 Psychiatry Section Meeting at the APA Conference May 22, 2017 – May 24, 2017 San Diego, California

2017 Psychiatry Section Meeting at the APA Conference

By Christian Medical & Dental Associations® / May 20, 2017 / Comments Off on 2017 Psychiatry Section Meeting at the APA Conference

We had a full agenda of meetings for our members and guests as we sought to challenge and encourage each other in integrating faith and practice. We hope you can join us in New York in May of 2018. We also recorded Dr. Okamoto’s morning presentation and Kay Warren on Tuesday evening.  Please click the link below to view the agenda and activities we sponsored and recordings of events as they are posted.

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January 2017

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2017 Mental Illness Forum: Building Bridges- Psychiatry & the Church May 20, 2017 – Newport Mesa, California

2017 Mental Illness Forum: Building Bridges- Psychiatry & the Church

By Christian Medical & Dental Associations® / May 15, 2017 / Comments Off on 2017 Mental Illness Forum: Building Bridges- Psychiatry & the Church

Pastors and ministers from Saddleback Church gathered on Saturday, May 20 to discuss how psychiatrists and pastors can work together to minister to those with mental health issues. An agenda for the day is provided here.

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October 2016

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August 2016

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2016 Psychiatry Section Meeting at the APA Conference May 14, 2016 – May 18, 2016 Atlanta, Georgia

2016 Psychiatry Section Meeting at the APA Conference

By Christian Medical & Dental Associations® / May 5, 2016 / Comments Off on 2016 Psychiatry Section Meeting at the APA Conference

CMDA’s Psychiatry Section offered special events and sponsored an exhibit during the American Psychiatry Association’s Annual Meeting in Atlanta, Georgia. Did you miss the 2016 meetings? We recorded our sessions so you can listen and watch even if you weren’t able to join us.

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Grace Prescriptions Event

By Christian Medical & Dental Associations® / October 2, 2019 / Comments Off on Grace Prescriptions Event

January 11, 2020
Join other healthcare students and professionals as we learn how to share our faith with patients in ways that safeguard the important ethical principles of respect, sensitivity, and permission.

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June 2016

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2020 CMDA Northeast Winter Conference – Sandy Cove

By Christian Medical & Dental Associations® / August 28, 2019 / Comments Off on 2020 CMDA Northeast Winter Conference – Sandy Cove

January 17-19, 2020:
Whether it’s the agony of being an attending, the rigor of residency, the stress of being a successful student, the pain of PA work, or the difficulty of dentistry. Burnout knows no age, sex, race, or profession. This is a weekend for us to gather in a sacred space to lean into the presence of GOD, create community with colleagues, and be refreshed and renewed. Do not miss this year’s retreat.

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April 2016

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Israel Tour: January 2020

By Christian Medical & Dental Associations® / May 9, 2019 / Comments Off on Israel Tour: January 2020

January 21-30, 2020:
***EVENT NOW FULL***
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.

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February 2016

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Greece Tour: January 2020 January 21, 2020 – January 30, 2020 Greece

Greece Tour: January 2020

By Christian Medical & Dental Associations® / June 25, 2019 / Comments Off on Greece Tour: January 2020

January 21-30, 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.

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September 2015

By Eric Willingham / September 5, 2015 / Comments Off on September 2015
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501 Foundations in Christian Coaching – Cannon Beach

By Christian Medical & Dental Associations® / October 14, 2019 / Comments Off on 501 Foundations in Christian Coaching – Cannon Beach

January 22-23, 2020
A highly interactive training that will equip you with the foundational skills and knowledge used in coaching. Participants will discover what makes coaching so effective, understand the distinctions between coaching and other helping roles, and learn how to use coaching in the healthcare and other settings to increase their impact and draw out and maximize others’ potential. Credits available: CME: 12 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ and 16 units International Coach Federation credits.

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July 2015

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37th Annual CMDA West Coast Winter Conference

By Christian Medical & Dental Associations® / May 14, 2019 / Comments Off on 37th Annual CMDA West Coast Winter Conference

January 23-26, 2020
The 37th Annual CMDA West Coast Winter Conference, at the 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.

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January 2015

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CMDA Marriage Enrichment Weekend – Palm Coast, FL

By Christian Medical & Dental Associations® / August 22, 2019 / Comments Off on CMDA Marriage Enrichment Weekend – Palm Coast, FL

January 24-26, 2020

This weekend is designed specifically for female healthcare professionals and their spouses.

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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October 2014

By Eric Willingham / October 1, 2014 / Comments Off on October 2014
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GPS Retreat 2020

By Christian Medical & Dental Associations® / December 3, 2019 / Comments Off on GPS Retreat 2020

Feb 27 – Mar 1, 2020:
Join with us beachside for our GPS (Grasping Power Through Surrender) Retreat in beautiful, warm, sunny Galveston, Texas this February.

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August 2014

By Eric Willingham / August 19, 2014 / Comments Off on August 2014
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Connections Conference 2020

By Christian Medical & Dental Associations® / November 18, 2019 / Comments Off on Connections Conference 2020

April 14-17, 2020:
This annual Connections Conference, which brings together full- and part-time CMDA staff, campus advisors, ministry partners and local CMDA ministry leaders, is an opportunity to be encouraged, equipped and energized in the ministry that we all share together.

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June 2014

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2020 CMDA National Convention

2020 CMDA National Convention

By Christian Medical & Dental Associations® / May 8, 2019 / Comments Off on 2020 CMDA National Convention

April 16-19, 2020:

Join us April 16-19, 2020 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!

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November 2013

By Eric Willingham / November 19, 2013 / Comments Off on November 2013
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CMDA 2020 Italy Tour #1: May 2020

By Christian Medical & Dental Associations® / August 15, 2019 / Comments Off on CMDA 2020 Italy Tour #1: May 2020

May 3-15, 2020
“All roads lead to Rome.” This ancient proverb not only reflects the influence that Rome had at the time of Christ, it also reflects the significant influence the Italian culture has had on shaping the world we know today.

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September 2013

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

2020 Voice of Christian Doctor’s Media Training

By Christian Medical & Dental Associations® / June 6, 2019 / Comments Off on 2020 Voice of Christian Doctor’s Media Training

May 15 – May 16, 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.

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August 2013

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CMDA 2020 Italy Tour #2: May/June 2020

By Christian Medical & Dental Associations® / September 4, 2018 / Comments Off on CMDA 2020 Italy Tour #2: May/June 2020

May 24 – June 5, 2020:
Please join us for an exciting tour of Italy. It will be an exciting time of fun, fellowship, and food! The tour will be led by CMDA’s Bill Reichart, Vice President for Campus and Community Ministries and Jamey Campbell, Chief Operating Officer.

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June 2013

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WPC Annual Conference – 2020

By Christian Medical & Dental Associations® / October 28, 2019 / Comments Off on WPC Annual Conference – 2020

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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May 2013

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CMDA Marriage Enrichment Weekend – Grand Rapids, Michigan

By Christian Medical & Dental Associations® / December 5, 2019 / Comments Off on 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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April 2013

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

New Zealand Tour: October 2020

By Christian Medical & Dental Associations® / May 20, 2019 / Comments Off on 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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February 2013

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CMDA Marriage Enrichment Weekend – Kingston, Tennessee

By Christian Medical & Dental Associations® / August 22, 2019 / Comments Off on 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.

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January 2013

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November 2012

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December 2011

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November 2010

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