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CMA Resources for Students


December 30, 2011

Encountering IUDs

MYTH: IUDs are abortifacient. Isn’t that good to know? That was the title of a slide in one of my pharmacology lectures during my gynecology unit. In no other class is the pharmacology taught in a way that is reminiscent of an attorney aggressively defending his client in court. With no other medications are the... Read More

December 13, 2011

A Note of Farewell from the Outgoing Officers

  It has been nearly two years since the process to create the Catholic Medical Association Student Section began.  These two years have been full of great joy for me as I have watched an idea become a reality, and have seen so many people positively impacted.  It was during my first year of medical... Read More

November 15, 2011

Conscience Battle Rages in NJ, Outcome Will Affect All

The fight for conscience rights continues.  Over the past few weeks, a group of nurses, aided by the Alliance Defense Fund, has stood against the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey.  These nurses have stated that the hospital established a policy that forced them to assist in abortions at the hospital.  If they... Read More

November 6, 2011

ADF Protects Conscience Rights in New Jersey

The Alliance Defense Fund once again has helped protect conscience rights, at least temporarily.  A New Jersey Hospital recently began telling nurses that they would be required to assist in abortions or risk losing their jobs.  Now if this wasn’t a blatant violation of conscience rights, then I don’t know what is.  However, the ADF... Read More

November 6, 2011

NC Register Interviews CMA Member Dr. Eda Joanne Angelo

Check out the National Catholic Register’s interview with Dr. Eda Joanne Angelo, a Catholic Medical Association member and prolife physician.  What a testimony to life and serving those who have been forgotten and ignored by the medical community.

October 17, 2011

An Open Letter To Christian Medical Students

  An Open Letter to All Christian Medical Students Brothers and Sisters in Christ,             Many of you find yourselves on a journey of uncertainty.  At no time in history has the landscape of health care been more capricious.  As with any time of significant change, fear and insecurity are plentiful as the path of... Read More

October 15, 2011

A Reflection on 2011 CMA Conference

  By Gil Harmon   Looking back on my second CMA National Conference, I honestly feel that I can only express my extreme gratitude and joy by praising God and thanking Him for all that He provides us. This year’s national conference could not have come at a better time in my medical school career,... Read More

September 30, 2011

Brain Dead Patients as Research Subjects

N.B.: This is an article written to present what transpired at the recent symposium.  It provides information so that the reader may contemplate the ethical issues at play.  Please see the accompaning commentary for opinions concerning this research.     Brain Dead patients as research subjects in Xenotransplantation The Future of Medical Research in Toledo,... Read More