H & D

Topic: Doctors

The Patient as My Neighbor

Posted on January 1, 2010

Dr. William Teubl shares lessons that have shaped how he relates to his patients in rural New York state.

Topics: H&D, Doctors

An Interview with Karl Watts

Posted on January 1, 2010

John Shorb interviews Karl Watts, AAFP’s 2010 Physician of the Year and plenary speaker at CCHF Conference 2010.

Topics: H&D, Doctors, Healthcare System

Missions Surgery: Serving God in the O.R.

Posted on January 1, 2009

A surgeon learns valuable lessons on the mission field that transform his practice back home.

Topics: H&D, Doctors

Academic Medicine as a Mission Field

Posted on January 1, 2008

Academic Pediatrician Michelle Barratt describes the challenges and opportunities of mentoring students and residents, being transparent in her faith to those she serves, especially students and residents, while serving her patients and their families.

Topics: H&D, Doctors

Managing Chronic Pain in an Environment of Narcotic Misuse

Posted on January 1, 2008

Appalachia has one of the highest incidents of prescription drug abuse in the country. These two physicians share how knowing five key things can benefit providers in helping their patients manage chronic pain and minimize potential misuse.

Topics: H&D, Doctors

Learning to Pray for Healing

Posted on January 1, 2008

Missionary physician Steve Hawthorne describes his shocking discovery of the extent to which he had compartmentalized his faith, and then shares his quest to integrate his secular, scientific profession of healing with his faith in God, who actively sustains all aspects of his creation.

Topics: H&D, Doctors, Biblical Principles

Where is God in a bad week?

Posted on January 1, 2008

A Christian physician working in a secular health center shares how a week that got out of control brought her to a greater understanding of who Christ is and a deeper dependence on his mercy.

Topics: H&D, Doctors, Stress & Burnout

The Longest Call

Posted on January 1, 2007

A doctor's personal log takes the reader through a harrowing, but typical, weekend on call, followed by a psalm of lament.

Topics: H&D, Doctors, Stress & Burnout

A Nurse Redeemed

Posted on January 1, 2007

A nurse learns to "never say never" when at 50+ her career path takes some interesting turns.

Topics: H&D, Doctors, Relocation

How Do You Keep Going

Posted on January 1, 2006

Dr. Goetcheus reflects on her experience with Christ House, a ministry of Church of Saviour in Washington DC, and how the "least of these" became her greatest teachers.

Topics: H&D, Doctors, Christian Clinics, Working with the Underserved, Missional Living