The Panel: Dr. George A. “Rick” Stouffer III, UNC Chief of Cardiology Scheduled to join Rick are:
Pathologist Herb Whinna
Interventional Radiologist Joe Stavas
Interventional Radiologist Ari Isaacson
The evening features a panel discussion followed by extended Q&A with a team of Christian practitioners, led by Dr. Stouffer. Each one will briefly describe how their faith plays into the way they view and deliver healthcare. There will be plenty of time for question and answers.
TCMF monthly dinner meetings are casual, informal gatherings where all Triangle area healthcare professionals, students, residents and fellows can come for a time of fellowship, inspiration and sharing. Dinner is provided. Spouses and friends are welcome. No RSVP necessary.
These dinners always take place at:
6:00pm – 8:00pm
Mt. Moriah Baptist Church
549 Erwin Road
Durham, NC 27707
Link to directions
Spiritual History: Why Take One? From various conversations with Christian health care students and practitioners, I’ve observed we have an intellectual knowledge that we are salt and light, as Jesus declared. However, many of us also have a low-grade sense of guilt because in our professional arenas we shy away from outright salting and lighting. While there are many reasons why Christians shy away, I want to focus on just one this week to encourage you. That reason is a mistaken belief that faith and/or spirituality (seeking someone or something sacred) has no place in medical ministry. We have been professionally or culturally trained to accept that when a patient presents with a physical or mental need, the practitioner is acting out-of-scientific-bounds by introducing faith or spirituality into the care space.
Click here for September 2014 issue which includes: Christian campus groups face persecution; Ice bucket challenge raises ethical concerns; CVS stops selling cigarettes
Please visit our Wake CMDA website for announcements of meetings, Bible studies, etc.
Wishing warm and sunny greetings to you all.
Given that this is the month each year we celebrate the founding of our nation, here is something for us all to think about regarding our responsibility to protect our rights to practice healthcare according to our God-given conscience: