Christian Physicians Host Webcast on Healthcare Reform

The current debate surrounding healthcare reform can be confusing at times.  If you’d like a Christian perspective on this important issue, tune in tonight at 8:30 PM to a webcast (details below) featuring leaders from my partner organization, CMDA.  It should be very helpful in sorting through the key tenets of the debate.

Christian Doctors Hold Webcast on Healthcare Reform

BRISTOL, Tenn., Sept. 28 /Christian Newswire/ — The Christian Medical & Dental Associations (CMDA, www.cmda.org), the nation’s largest faith-based organization of doctors announced they will hold a free Webcast on healthcare reform, “Health Care Reform – The Good, the Bad and the Ugly” on Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2009 at 8:30 PM/EDT. The Webcast can be accessed by going to www.livestream.com/cmda. Freedom2Care, an ad-hoc coalition of conscience-affirming organizations is a sponsor of the event.

Dr. Gene Rudd, Sr. VP for CMDA will moderate the event. New Jersey Congressman Christopher Smith; David Stevens, MD, MA (Ethics), CEO for Christian Medical & Dental Associations; Douglas Johnson, Director for National Right to Life Committee; Jonathan Imbody, CMDA VP for Government Relations; David Christensen, Senior Director for Congressional Affairs, Family Research Council and Claude Allen, former Domestic Policy Advisor to the President, Deputy Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) will be discussing HR3200.

“Initially, the Webcast was planned for our members, but after hearing an overwhelming response for a larger distribution from our members, the broadcast will now be open to the general public,” states Dr. David Stevens. “I hope many of the media outlets that use CMDA as their trusted source on health issues, will let their listeners know of this opportunity.”

Questions can be sent in advance to questions@cmda.org.

CMDA is a national organization with over 80 ministries, including international missions, ministry on medical and dental school campuses, continuing medical/dental education and a policy arm that educates members, the church and the public on bioethical issues.

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