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Press Releases

For more information on Press Releases or Interview Inquiries please contact Jill Blumenfeld, Director of Communications: [email protected] or (484) 270-8002 x5426


August 2, 2022

Catholic Medical Association and The National Catholic Bioethics Center Issue Joint Statement on the Emergency Medical Treatment & Labor Act (EMTALA)

In 1986, the Emergency Medical Treatment & Labor Act (EMTALA) was enacted assuring Americans access to emergency services irrespective of their financial or insurance status, with the provision of stabilization and transfer to another facility if necessary. Since its inception, EMTALA guidelines have not generated significant controversy or confusion. Unfortunately, this is no longer the case. The Biden... Read More

July 26, 2022

Catholic Medical Association Disappointed After Proposed Removal of Federal Conscience Protection for Health Care Professionals (Rule 1557)

Philadelphia, PA – July 26, 2022 – The Catholic Medical Association is profoundly disappointed with the announcement of the proposed removal of federal conscience protection for those working in health care. With this proposed regulation, the Biden Administration has taken yet another action of blatant government overreach. In 2019, federal regulations were enacted that protected medical professionals from... Read More

July 20, 2022

2022 Catholic Media Awards: Winners Include Linacre Quarterly, Doctor, Doctor, Members

  Philadelphia, PA- July 20, 2022- Catholic Medical Association proudly announces its bioethics journal, The Linacre Quarterly, the Doctor, Doctor podcast, as well as various members, have earned Catholic Media Association Awards for yet another year. The Linacre Quarterly received eight awards, including several first place awards in categories including Best Editorial, Best Essay – Scholarly Magazines and Best Writing... Read More

June 24, 2022

Catholic Medical Association Commends Supreme Court of the United States’ Decision to Overturn Roe v. Wade CMA Thanks Members Who Impacted the Course of History, Pledges to Remain Committed to Defending Life

Philadelphia, PA – June 24, 2022– Catholic Medical Association today commends the Supreme Court of the United States for recognizing the inherit dignity each of us has from the moment of conception and expresses immense gratitude for its decision to overturn Roe v. Wade. The announcement of these decisions signals a long-awaited return to consideration of the most... Read More

June 3, 2022

Catholic Medical Association Member Sues U.S. Department of Health and Human Services After Fertility-Awareness Based Methods Removed from Health Coverage

CMA Issued Public Comments Recommending FABM Remain Covered in November of 2021  Philadelphia, PA – June 3, 2022 – Catholic Medical Association, which has issued public comments recommending coverage of Fertility-Awareness Based Methods (FABM), applauds action taken by CMA member, Dr. Cami Jo Tice-Harouff, who is suing the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services after... Read More

May 19, 2022

Catholic Medical Association Files Amicus Brief in Support of Centura Health, Speaks Out Against Physician Assisted Suicide

Philadelphia, PA- May, 19, 2022- Catholic Medical Association has filed an Amicus Brief in support of Centura Health, a Christian health care system in Colorado composed of Catholic and Seventh-day Adventist hospitals, including St. Anthony Hospital, the Catholic Hospital where Centura holds that one of its doctors who violated its policy on physician assisted suicide was let go.... Read More

May 12, 2022

Catholic Medical Association Applauds, Thanks U.S. Senators Who Stood Up for Life, Voted Down Extreme Abortion Bill

Philadelphia, PA-May 12, 2022-  Catholic Medical Association wishes to thank the United States Senators who voted against the Women’s Health Protection Act to ensure this extreme abortion on demand bill did not pass. “We are grateful to the members of our United States Senate who recognize and respect the right to life,” said Tim Millea, M.D., Chair of... Read More

April 6, 2022

Catholic Medical Association Disappointed, Concerned After Colorado Governor Signs Radical Abortion Bill into Law

Philadelphia, PA-April 6, 2022- Catholic Medical Association today condemned action taken in the State of Colorado, where the “Reproductive Health Equity Act” was signed into law. “We once again find ourselves standing up for the fundamental right to life and defending the innate dignity each of us has from the moment of conception,” said Craig Treptow,... Read More

April 5, 2022

Catholic Medical Association Congratulates Father Earl Fernandes on Becoming Bishop of Columbus Diocese

Philadelphia, PA -April 5, 2022- Catholic Medical Association extends it heartfelt congratulations to Bishop-elect Earl Fernandes, who Pope Francis named Bishop of the Diocese of Columbus, OH. “Congratulations to Bishop-elect Fernandes on this monumental accomplishment. We know that your faith will inspire and guide the people of Columbus as you carry out the duties of your... Read More