We are a decision-making people. Many of us are Christian decision-making people. We who have chosen that path of truth in Christ do not lose the freedom to decide which way we will turn or which direction we will walk. At the same time, we are committed to the One who is willing to show us the way.
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by Al Weir, MD
About the Author(s)
by Al Weir, MD
After leaving academic medicine, Dr. Al Weir served in private practice at the West Clinic in Memphis, TN from 1991-2005 before joining the CMDA staff as Vice President of Campus and Community Ministries where he served for 3 years from 2005-2008.He is presently Professor of Medicine at University of Tennessee Heath Science Center and Program Director for their Hematology/Oncology fellowship program. Throughout his career, Dr. Weir has acted in many important leadership roles, including Internal Medicine Consultant for Eku Baptist Hospital in Eku, Nigeria from 1983-1985. He is past President of Albanian Health Fund, an educational ministry to Albania where he has been serving for 25 years. He is 2017-2019 president of the national Christian Medical & Dental Associations.
In addition to his specialties, Dr. Weir’s major area of interest is the practical aspect of living out the Christian life as a doctor.
He is the author of three books: When Your Doctor Has Bad News(Zondervan, 2003) and Practice by the Book(CMDA, 2005) and Whispers(CMDA 2015). He has contributed chapters for Handbook of Medicine in Developing Countriesand served as Editor for The Doctor’s Bible, collaboration between CMDA and Holman Bible Publishers. He and his wife, Becky have three children, four grandchildren and live in Germantown, Tennessee.