Publication Type Articles by Faith & Health
Articles | September 01, 2017
Looking over the edge of burnout, Dr. Betsy Manor had to ask herself, “What changed?” Did she make the wrong career choice? Does she care about people less? Is healthcare changing too much? In this article published in the fall 2017 edition of Today's Christian Doctor, Dr. Manor shares how she overcame burnout to find joy again in healthcare.
Most of us have been involved to varying degrees with different types of training: training for our specialties, to run a race, to get in shape, to eat healthier, to get better in our areas of interest. We put tremendous amounts of time into our professional training. But what about our spiritual training? Dr. Jeff Amstutz discusses this topic in this article published in the fall 2017 edition of Today's Christian Doctor.
Articles | September 01, 2017
There was a time, a few decades ago, when most everyone interested in bringing together healthcare and the Christian faith was familiar with Dr. Paul Tournier and his work. In this article published in the fall 2017 edition of Today's Christian Doctor, Dr. Wilson Grant explores how Dr. Tournier's message and style of medical practice is increasingly relevant to today’s healthcare professionals because he anticipated the loss of personal touch in the practice of healthcare.
What do you do when a patient asks for prayer but you're too busy to take the time? In today's world of healthcare, where efficiency is the driver, how do you take the time to include your faith in your practice? In this article published in the fall 2017 edition of Today's Christian Doctor, Dr. Walt Larimore explains how you can offer both efficient care and spiritual care in your practice.
Dr. William Cheshire gave this as an address at the inaugural meeting of the CMDA chapter at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. It was modified for use in the summer 2017 edition of Today's Christian Doctor.
Articles | March 15, 2017
Article originally published by Christian Medical Fellowship in Triple Helix. Over two millennia, Christian doctors and nurses, inspired by the example and teaching of Jesus of Nazareth, have been at the forefront of efforts to alleviate human suffering, cure disease and advance knowledge and understading. And the Christian Church has played a major role in developing and shaping the practice of Medicine.
How can Christians in healthcare address important issues facing healthcare in today's culture? In this collaborative article published in the winter 2016 edition of Today's Christian Doctor, CMDA members offer their advice for the best ways to engage with our government.
If you haven’t experienced burnout yourself, chances are pretty high you know a colleague, friend or family member who is going through it right now. Dr. Errin Weisman walks you through how she overcame burnout to return to fulfilling her God-given calling of healing in this article from the fall 2016 edition of Today's Christian Doctor.
Dr. Walt Larimore breaks down the clinical case for praying with your patients, as well as the biblical case for prayer, in this article published in the fall 2016 edition of Today's Christian Doctor.
Articles | March 16, 2016
A personal story about what God is like by Dr. James A. Avery.