Christian doctors to explore healthcare, bioethics at national meeting

.- America's largest faith-based doctor organization, the Christian Medical & Dental Associations, are meeting in Denver today to discuss the future of medicine, bioethics, world mission, and faith and health at the Hyatt Regency Tech Center. The conference will run for four days, until June 12.

The 17,000-member national organization has more than 75 ministries, including international missions, continuing education and a policy arm that educates members on bioethical issues like stem-cell research and physician-assisted suicide.

Topics at this year’s conference include: The Christian Physician in a Secular World; Trusting God: The Road to our Birthright, and The Urge to Edit God.

Some of the speakers are: Edmund Pellegrino, MD, professor-emeritus of medicine and medical ethics at Georgetown University; David Thompson, MD, missionary doctor and co-founder of the Pan-African Academy of Christian Surgeons; and David Stevens, MD, the organization’s executive director and author of “Jesus, MD.”


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