In this week’s blog post, Dr. Andre Van Mol shares his recent review of school sex education curricula in California and how some of the courses were inaccurate, likely misleading and harmful to students.
Christian Doctor's Digest | June 01, 2018
In this month’s podcast, Dr. David Stevens chats with Dr. Walt Larimore about how to build a spiritual team in your practice, as well as about Grace Prescriptions. Next, Dr. Ryan Anderson joins him as he shares about his new book, When Harry Became Sally: Responding to the Transgender Moment.
Christian Doctor's Digest | May 10, 2018
In this month’s podcast, Dr. David Stevens is joined by Dr. Robert Orr to discuss autonomy in healthcare. His second interview is with Walt Heyer, a former transgender who now raises public awareness about the incidence of regret and the tragic consequences suffered as a result.
In an article released in the BYU Journal of Public Law, Dr. Christopher Rosik examines the history of sexual orientation change effort/therapy (SOCE) bans and what they reveal about the interplay of professional psychology, political advocacy and cultural change. In this blog post, Dr. Andre Van Mol reviews his findings and how these bans affect healthcare professionals.
There are many examples of issues that were once unthinkable slowly becoming somewhat accepted, then becoming ordinary and commonplace, and eventually, for many in society, becoming the new standard of normality. In this week’s blog post, Dr. Robert Cranston discusses one of these issues that uses human embryonic stem cells.
There are three bills pending in the California Assembly that beg your attention and action. They clearly seem intended to stand as national models. Dr. Andre Van Mol provides a brief on these bills, followed by talking points regarding their problems and where to lodge your protests.
By contrast, transgenderism is a belief system that increasingly looks like a cultish religion—a modern day Gnosticism denying physical reality for deceived perceptions—being forced on the public by the state. Article by Andre Van Mol, MD, published in The Witherspoon Institute in Public Discourse.
A mother brings in her 10-year-old daughter because she identifies as male and wishes to promptly begin transitioning. Your advice is not solicited, just your authorization for the consult to get the process moving quickly. The mother seems defensive and informs you she knows her child’s rights, and then she preemptively warns you she doesn’t want to hear one word of your “religious ideas.” What can you tell her at this point that is medically, ethically and spiritually sound?
In Defense of Healthy Children: Recent Papers Expose the Truths About Dangerous Gender Dysphoria Treatments
According to new research by three expert physicians from Johns Hopkins, the most popular therapies to treat gender dysphoria in children are dangerous and biased. CMA Government Relations Fellow Anne Foster dives into this topic and how this should impact parents making their children’s health decisions.
The Washington Office of CMDA focuses on the fundamental issues of the right to life and freedom of faith, conscience and speech, which serve as the foundation for all other rights and freedoms. Here are some of the top priorities for the new year.