Who Should Join the Pittsburgh Guild of the Catholic Medical Association?
Physicians (MD and DO): Active, Retired, Fellows, Residents, Interns and Students Non-Physicians (Associate Members): Dentists Physician Extenders: PA & CRNP Nurses Pharmacists Allied Health Care Professionals Clergy, Religious and Seminarians
All people interested in supporting the promotion of Catholic values in Medicine!
Member Benefits are Spiritual, Professional, Educational and Social
Spiritual and Professional Support:Receive support in maintaining Catholic values while pursuing your medical career. Help students and residents prepare for an exciting and challenging future in medicine. Issues:Learn about Catholic values in Medicine on pertinent issues such as stem-cell research, end-of-life care, physician assisted suicide, contraception, abortion, Natural Family Planning and other health-related issues.
Publications:The National CMA publishes The Linacre Quarterly, an outstanding journal dealing with ethics and medical/moral issues, as well as a newsletter with information about the activities of the CMA.Membership in the national organization entitles you to receive these publications free of charge.
Meetings/Conferences:Attend local and regional meetings, as well as national conferences, designed to increase awareness of moral issues faced by physicians and health care professionals.
Service:Volunteer for service in local health care projects (Catholic Charities Free Healthcare Center, Catholic Hospice, Inc., Operation Safety Net and others) as well as overseas through the National CMA Medical Missions program.