CMA Resources for Students

November 30, 2010

Bioethical Principles of Medical Practice

Since there is no incompatibility between science and religion, it is possible to provide the highest standards of medical care without compromising Catholic principles. Life of every individual is created in the image and likeness of God and is therefore sacred and inviolable from conception to natural death. All persons are entitled to a dignified... Read More

November 27, 2010

Power of the Catholic Witness Part 2

Since my previous post on The Power of the Catholic Witness, the Lord has continued to show me how important it can truly be.  As a pro-life Catholic, one of the rotations I have been most concerned about in regards to ethical and moral dilemmas has been OB/GYN.  There are so many opportunities to find... Read More

November 14, 2010

Christ the Great Physician Bible Study

INTRO: The Great Physician This term comes from the fact that Jesus twice referred to Himself as a physician. Once He was referring to the rejection of Himself in His native town: “You will surely say this proverb to Me, ‘Physician, heal yourself!’” (Luke 4:23). This may be just a passing reference, although He had... Read More

November 12, 2010

The Power of the Catholic Witness

  Since beginning my third year rotations, I have been striving to be a witness of Christ to my patients and colleagues.  I have also been preparing myself for those moments when I would be asked to do something that I knew was against my faith and my conscience.  nbsp;Little did I realize that I... Read More

October 31, 2010

Blogging to begin on Students Section of CMA Website

As the students’ section of the CMA moves forward, one of the regular activities will be blog posts by students.  This will be an opportunity for the CMA-SS to share news concerning the organization and to provide a student’s view on the current events surrounding medicine and the Church.  We encourage comments and ideas and... Read More

October 31, 2010

Students Attend Annual CMA Meeting

Last week the 79th Annual CMA meeting was held in Seattle, and what an excellent event that was.  All of the students in attendance, especially the student leaders, want to offer congratulations to Dr. Jan Hemstad for an outstanding and well organized conference.  As students, we felt very welcomed and we were grateful for the... Read More

October 1, 2010

Prayer for Catholic Physicians

Prayer of the Catholic Physician  Lord Jesus, Divine Physician, who in your earthly life showed special concern for those who suffer and entrusted to your disciples the ministry of healing, make us ever ready to alleviate the trials of our brethren.  Make each one of us, aware of the great mission that is entrusted to... Read More

September 30, 2010

Prayer For the Dying

Most Merciful Jesus, lover of souls, I pray You, by the agony of Your most Sacred Heart, and my the sorrows of your Immaculate Mother, to wash in Your Most Precious Blood, the sinners of the world who are now in their agony, and who will die today. Heart of Jesus, once in agony, have... Read More