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.



January 26, 2022
A Christian’s Walk in Academic Medicine
February 23, 2022
“Transgender Medicine: the Christian Response”
Jeffrey Barrows, DO, MA
Senior Vice President of Bioethics and Public Policy for CMDA
March 23, 2022
A Christian’s Walk in Academic Medicine
April 27, 2022
“Bioethics of Artificial Intelligence in Medicine”
Fabrice Jotterand, PhD, MA
Professor of Bioethics and Medical Humanities, Medical College of Wisconsin
May 25, 2022
A Christian’s Walk in Academic Medicine
June 22, 2022
“Spiritual and Existential Needs in Acute Illness”
John Peteet, MD
Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard School of Medicine
July 2021
August 24, 2022
“Bioethics of Advanced Biomedical Technology: Genetic Engineering”
William B Hurlbut, MD
Adjunct Professor in Neurobiology, Stanford School of Medicine
Moderator: Fabrice Jotterand
September 28, 2022
A Christian’s Walk in Academic Medicine
October 19, 2022
"Rise & Triumph of the Modern Self"
Carl Trueman, PhD
Professor of Biblical & Religious Studies, Grove City College
November 16, 2022
A Christian’s Walk in Academic Medicine
December 2021