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

NEWS

  • Leadership Team of the CMDA CAPS section authored an article on the motivation for CAPS in CMDA Today Winter 2021 issue: "Answering the Call"
  • CAPS launches newsletter CAPSoul Quarterly to connect fellow believers in academic medicine. The newsletter is distributed quarterly to faculty members of the CAPS section. If you are interested in receiving a current issue, please join the CAPS section or send us a message using the "Contact Us" tab.
  • Inaugural Research Sponsorship – Request for Application – CAPS will provide financial support for one faculty member to attend the 18th Annual Course on Religion, Spirituality and Health, a 5-day research workshop at the Duke’s Center for Spirituality, Theology and Health (August 15-19, 2022). Please submit the application by May 30, 2022 (11:59 pm of applicant's local time zone). Only faculty members of the CAPS section are eligible to apply.
  • Discipleship in Academic Medicine via Quad Squad v3.0 will commence March 2022. For more details, click on the "Mentoring" section of the Resources tab.
  • If you are interested in international medical education, please consider volunteering for CMDA's Medical Education International

 

EVENTS

January 26, 2022
A Christian’s Walk in Academic Medicine
February 23, 2022
“Transgender Medicine: the Christian Response”
Speaker:
Andre Van Mol, MD
CMDA Bioethics and Public Policy Committee Member
March 23, 2022
A Christian’s Walk in Academic Medicine
Rodney J. Schlosser, MD
Mathew Mathew, PhD
April 27, 2022
“Transgender Medicine: the Christian Response” Part II
Speaker:
Panel with
Andre Van Mol, MD
CMDA Bioethics and Public Policy Committee Member
May 25, 2022
A Christian’s Walk in Academic Medicine
Speakers:
June-Wha Rhee, MD
Jeff Russell, PhD
June 22, 2022
“Approaching Existential and Spiritual Concerns in Serious Illness”
Speaker:
John Peteet, MD
Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard School of Medicine
July 2022
BREAK
August 24, 2022
“Bioethics of Advanced Biomedical Technology: Genetic Engineering”
Speaker:
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
Moderator:
Richard Allman, MD
Speaker:
Andre Cipta, MD
Curt LaFrance Jr., MD, MPH, FAAN, FANPA, DFAPA
October 19, 2022
"Rise & Triumph of the Modern Self"
Speaker:
Carl Trueman, PhD
Professor of Biblical & Religious Studies, Grove City College
November 16, 2022
A Christian’s Walk in Academic Medicine
December 2022
BREAK