The Catholic Medical Association helps physicians grow in the spirit of Christ in their personal and professional lives, so they can bring His Spirit to the science and art of medicine.
CMA’s Dr. Berchelmann speaks on FOX News about vaccinations.
Latest column (this one on Catholic doctors) just posted by Father Robert McTeigue, S.J.
Bala Cynwyd, PA—The Catholic Medical Association (CMA) has produced a video on POLST (Physician’s Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment). In some states it is called by a different name such as POST, MOLST, MOST, etc. Important information about POLST can be reviewed by clicking this link.
After a Colorado woman regretted her decision to undergo a chemical abortion, she desperately searched for a doctor who could reverse the effects of the abortion drug mifepristone. She found CMA member Edwin Anselmi, M.D., who quickly implemented a protocol developed by two other CMA members, George Delgado, M.D., and Mary Davenport, M.D.
To read more about Dr. Anselmi and additional inspiring details of the case, click this link.
Mark your calendars for the third Annual Medical Boot Camp for Students and Residents June 16-21. Hosted at St. Charles Borromeo Seminary outside of Philadelphia, PA, the Boot Camp is also open to residents this year. World-renowned speakers, powerful presentations and profound spiritual reflection are the hallmarks of this unique event. Last year over 23 medical schools were represented with 25 medical students. This year, for the first time, residents are welcome to attend. During the Boot Camp, participants also experience a sense of community and friendship. A special night on the town is planned this year; a special surprise! Register early.
The Catholic Medical Association congratulates the Catholic Health Association (CHA) on its 100th anniversary of advancing the Catholic health ministry of the United States to care for people and communities, in particular their service to the poor.
It was recently announced that President Barack Obama was invited to address the CHA’s annual membership, with expressed gratitude for the President’s leadership on the Affordable Care Act. The invitation could be misinterpreted to imply tacit support for the Affordable Care Act and its subsequent regulation, the mandate of the HHS to provide contraception, sterilization, and abortion-inducing pharmaceuticals. As physicians in medical practice, we see our patients facing the difficulty of rising costs of insurance premiums, higher deductibles, and limits on their access to care. To read the full press release click here.