The Receding Waters of the Transgender Tsunami

On this special episode of CMDA Matters, Dr. Mike Chupp and Dr. Jeff Barrows are joined by Dr. Jill Simons and Dr. Andre VanMol to talk about the “Doctors Protecting Children” Declaration that was made public at the national press club in Washington DC, which challenges the prevailing zeitgeist of transgender activism within organized medicine in our country today.









Meet Our Guest

Dr. Van Mol

André Van Mol, MD, is a board-certified family physician in full-time practice in California. Dr. Van Mol co-chairs both the Christian Medical & Dental Associations Sexual & Gender Identity Task Force and the American College of Pediatricians’ Council on Adolescent Sexuality, as well as working with the Alliance Defending Freedom in a coalition of professionals advising on policy matters addressing sexual orientation and gender identity. He advises legislators, government agencies and advocacy organizations internationally on sexuality and gender along with other issues of bioethical concern. Dr. Van Mol serves on the boards of Bethel Church of Redding and Moral Revolution. He and his wife Evelyn—both former U.S. Naval officers—have two sons and two daughters, the latter of whom were among their nine foster children.


Dr. Jill Simons is a Board-Certified Pediatrician. She graduated from the University of Wisconsin Medical School and completed residency, also at the University of Wisconsin. As a resident she was involved in child advocacy issues and co-authored papers on Fitness for Youth, and Child and Infant Car Restraint Safety. She was in private practice in Minnesota until becoming Executive director of The American College of Pediatricians.

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