Schedule

The 83rd Annual Educational Conference

Courage in Medicine - Defending and Proclaiming
the Faith in the New Evangelization

WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 24
8:30PM - Evening of Reflection - St. Ignatius Loyola, Our Comrade-in-Arms
                      - Rev. Robert McTeigue, S.J., Ph.D.

THURSDAY - SEPTEMBER 25
6:30AM   - Confessions
6:40AM   - Rosary
7:00AM   - Reflections on Ignatian Spiritual Exercises - The Daily Examen: Taking your
                        Spiritual Vital Signs - Rev. Robert McTeigue, S.J., Ph.D.
7:40AM   - Mass
8:30AM   - Breakfast
9:15AM   - Introductory Remarks/Invocation

Module I: Putting on the Armor of God

9:45AM   - Physicians as Standard Bearers
                       Equipped and Empowered by the One True Faith
                        - Raymond Cardinal Burke, J.C.D.
10:55AM - Challenges Before Us in Historical Perspective - Mike Aquilina
11:45AM - Lunch - St. Thomas More, Saint of Conscience: A Man for This Season
                        - Charles LiMandri, J.D.

Module II: Grave Threats

1:10PM   - Bifurcation of Faith and Reason: Unleashing Radical Secularism and
                        Its Impact on Medicine - Rev. Roger J. Landry
2:00PM   - How International Law and Public Policy Threaten Catholic Medical
                        Practice - Mary Jo Anderson
2:40PM   - Break
3:00PM   - The Chaplet of the Divine Mercy
3:15PM   - Catholics in Medicine: On the Front Lines of the Culture War
                        - Charles LiMandri, J.D.
4:00PM   - Panel Discussion
5:00PM   - Welcome Reception / Poster Session
7:00PM   - Special Event @ Sharks Underwater Grill (arrive around 6:30 pm)
                        - bus departs at 6 pm

FRIDAY - SEPTEMBER 26
6:30AM   - Confessions
6:40AM   - Rosary
7:00AM   - Reflections on Ignatian Spiritual Exercises - The Two Standards:
                        Choosing Christ the Healer - Rev. Robert McTeigue, S.J., Ph.D.
7:30AM   - Mass
8:15AM   - Breakfast

Module III: Courage to Confront

8:55AM   - Moral Courage in Medicine - Rev. Robert McTeigue, S.J., Ph.D.
9:40AM   - War of Words: Challenging Destructive Medical Rhetoric
                        - William Brennan, Ph.D.
10:20AM - Break
10:35AM - Catholic Medical Professionals: Reclaiming Surrendered Ground in
                        Bioethics - Ashley Fernandes, M.D., Ph.D.
11:15AM - Panel Discussion
11:50AM - Lunch - Charter for Health Care Workers: Updated Bioethical
                        Guidelines, preceded by Bell Choir - Abp. Zygmunt Zimowski, S.T.D.

Module IV: Defending the Most Vulnerable

1:10PM   - POLST: Life Sustaining or Life Ending? - Franklin Smith, M.D.
2:00PM   - The Face of Modern Eugenics - Joseph Dutkowsky, M.D.
2:40PM   - Break
3:00PM   - The Chaplet of the Divine Mercy
3:15PM   - Fertility and Infertility Within a Catholic Moral Vision
                        - Patrick Yeung, M.D.
4:00PM   - Panel Discussion
8:15PM   - Special Event - Eric Genuis (concert pianist with vocalist, and bassist)

SATURDAY - SEPTEMBER 27
6:30AM   - Confessions
6:40AM   - Rosary
7:00AM   - Reflections on Ignatian Spiritual Exercises - The Healthy Heart:
                        Loving as God Loves - Rev. Robert McTeigue, S.J., Ph.D.
7:30AM   - Mass
8:15AM   - Breakfast

Module V: Advancing into the New Evangelization

8:55AM   - The Catholic Physician: A Sign of (Non) Contradiction
                        - Sr. Mary Diana Dreger, O.P., M.D., F.A.C.P.
9:40AM   - Medicine on Mars Hill: Courage and Faith in the Digital Age
                        - Brandon Vogt
10:20AM - Break
10:35AM - The Key to Evangelization: Personal Holiness
                        - Most Rev. James Conley, D.D., S.T.L.
11:15AM - Panel Discussion
11:50AM - Lunch - No Finer Time to be a Faithful Catholic - Cathy Ruse, J.D.
1:15PM   - National CMA Annual Business Meeting

Module VI: In the Trenches (For Medical Students)
Module VII: On the Home Front (For Spouses): Acts of Valor - Mary Jo Anderson
6:00PM   - White Mass  at Basilica of the National Shrine of Mary,
                        Queen of the Universe
                        - 8300 Vineland Avenue, Orlando, Florida 32821
8:00PM   - Banquet with Keynote Address: Evangelical Catholicism in the
                        Healing Professions - George Weigel, Ph.D.

2010 Annual Educational Conference