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

January 31, 2017

Catholic Medical Association Welcomes Marie-Alberte Boursiquot, M.D. as President

The Catholic Medical Association (CMA) is proud to announce the election of Marie-Alberte Boursiquot, M.D., F.A.C.P., as President of our organization. Dr. Boursiquot is a full-time board-certified Internist in Ellicott City, Maryland. She is a graduate of New York University and the Howard University College of Medicine. She completed her residency training at the Johns... Read More

January 27, 2017

Linacre Quarterly Call for Papers, for Special Issue on Women’s Health Care

“The Linacre Quarterly is preparing a special issue on women’s health care to include a holistic picture of the factors that influence the physical, emotional, intellectual and spiritual well-being of women. As many secular and Catholic journals focus on reproductive health topics, this special image will focus on exploration of other women’s health topics.”

December 16, 2016

CMA Affirms Truth of Teaching on Contraception

In recent months, the dissident group The Wijngaards Institute published a statement, “Catholic Scholars’ Statement on the Ethics of Using Contraception,” claiming to “reassess” the

December 6, 2016

CMA Supports Dr. Tom Price as Secretary of HHS

The Catholic Medical Association would like to congratulate Congressman Tom Price (R‐GA) for being nominated by President‐elect Donald Trump as his candidate for Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS). Dr. Price’s voting record as a member of Congress shows he has voted pro‐life 100% of the time, according to the National Right to Life... Read More

November 29, 2016

Catholic Medical Association Does Not Recommend Plan B

The Catholic Medical Association (CMA) does not recognize Plan B (“Morning-After Pill” or “Emergency Contraception”) as safe and effective health care. Recent studies of the drug LNG-EC (Plan B) suggest that its mode of action (MOA) is not only the suppression of ovulation, but also a post- fertilization effect which may prevent the survival of... Read More

October 27, 2016

CMA Appalled by Emails Showing Clinton Staffers’ Offensive Remarks about Catholics

In recent weeks, the anti-secrecy website WikiLeaks released emails between Hillary Clinton, her staffers, and campaign supporters. They show extremely hostile comments about Catholics. As a Catholic organization concerned with religious freedom and conscience rights, the Catholic Medical Association (CMA) is disturbed by these comments made by supporters of a person running for the highest... Read More

July 14, 2016

CMA Dismayed at SCOTUS Overturning Safety Requirements for TX Abortion Clinics

The CMA was dismayed and saddened by the June 27, 2016, Supreme Court decision against basic safety requirements for Texas abortion clinics.  Due to documented unsanitary conditions and poor safety records at many abortion clinics country-wide, the Texas state law was useful and necessary.  Texas’ law (H.B. 2) required that abortion facilities meet the same... Read More

July 13, 2016

CMA Opposes Pubertal Suppression in Minors for “Gender-Choosing” Purposes

The CMA urges health care professionals to adhere to genetic science and sexual complementarity over ideology in the treatment of gender dysphoria (GD) in children.  This includes especially avoiding puberty suppression and the use of cross-sex hormones in children with GD.  Human sexuality is binary by design to ensure the reproduction of our species.  One’s... Read More

August 25, 2015

Defund Planned Parenthood and Stop Fetal Organ Trafficking

August 3, 2015 Philadelphia, PA- The Board of Directors of the Catholic Medical Association (CMA), the largest association of Catholic physicians and healthcare professionals in the United States, calls upon the American Medical Association and all other medical organizations to condemn fetal organ trafficking. The Catholic Medical Association is deeply disturbed by revelations that Planned... Read More