We are a community of Christian academic physicians and scientists who are committed to helping one another discern and live up to our faith-based calling. We endeavor to transform our academic communities through faith, fellowship, and scholarship.

News & Events


  • CMDA CEO interviewed David L. Larson, MD and Kim-Lien Nguyen, MD about the motivation for CAPS – Listen to podcast at CMDA Matters to be released April 23, 2020.
  • If you are a CAPS member, we are interested in knowing how we can serve you and the Christian academic medical community. Please complete our CAPS Membership Needs Survey, which will be emailed to you.
  • Local medical center/university group leaders needed – please contact Dr. Kim-Lien Nguyen by completing the form under "Contact Us".
  • If you are already a CAPS member, please explore the membership portal. If you are interested in international medical education, please consider volunteering for CMDA's Medical Education International.



CAPS 2020 Webinar Series

Wednesdays 5pm PDT / 7pm CDT / 8pm EDT

Please click on REGISTER to sign up for each webinar. You will be asked to provide your CMDA account (not CAPS account) login & password to register. If you do not have a CMDA account, please create an account in the pop-up menu in order to register. A link for the webinar will be emailed to you after you have registered for the event.

Wednesday, May 6, 2020
A Relational Approach to Making Reproducing Disciples of Jesus
Greg Ogden, DMin
Wednesday, May 27, 2020
Finding New Joy In the Journey Through Discipleship and Mentorship
Lloyd A. Hey, MD, MS
Wednesday, June 17, 2020
Christian Thinking and Medical Research
Mark A. Noll, PhD
Wednesday, August 12, 2020
Professionalism, Moral Injury and Burnout: What does bioethics have to do with it?
David Larson, MD
Fabrice Jotterand, PhD
Wednesday, September 9, 2020
Religion and Medicine: Research and Clinical Applications
Harold G. Koenig, MD
Wednesday, October 21, 2020
A Neurosurgeon’s Journey at the Intersection of Faith and Medicine
David I. Levy, MD
Wednesday, November 11, 2020
"Do Not Worry About Tomorrow" & the Medicalization of Risk
Farr A. Curlin, MD
Wednesday, December 9, 2020
Religion, Spirituality, and the Intensive Care Unit The Sound of Silence

Michael Balboni, PhD and Tracy Balboni, MD