Christian Doctor’s Digest – May 2013
Interviews about children. Robb Brandt, MD shares from his book You Deserved a Better Father. Jedd Medefind discusses the Christian Alliance for Orphans. Deena Graves enlightens us about Human Trafficking in the US and strategies to combat it. Then Richard Swenson, MD talks about writing his book Last Flight Out of Oz with his son.
Meet Our Guests on This Episode
Robb Brandt, MD
Robb Brandt, MD, served as a board certified general surgeon for 25 years, followed by a nationwide practice as a medical quality improvement consultant to hospitals. He is the author of several articles on medical quality management, personal experience and parenting. Dr. Brandt serves on the safety committee of a hospital, and is recently retired from the board of that same hospital. He has served on a college board, as well as local, district and national church boards. He’s a member of the American College of Surgeons and a past member of the American College of Physician Executives, as well as a member other local and national medical organizations, including CMDA since 1960. He served in the U.S. Army in Europe and later with the Navajo Indians. He has visited all seven continents, most recently Antarctica. Dr. Brandt and his wife Ruth parented their four living children on their Christmas tree farm in Western Pennsylvania, and they also have ten grandchildren.
Richard A. Swenson, MD
Richard A. Swenson, MD, received his BS in physics from Denison University and his MD from University of Illinois School of Medicine. For 15 years, Dr. Swenson was an associate clinical professor with the University of Wisconsin Medical School - Department of Family Medicine. He is currently a full-time futurist, physician-researcher, author and educator. Dr. Swenson is the author of six books, including the bestselling MARGIN: Restoring Emotional, Physical, Financial and Time Reserves to Overloaded Lives and THE OVERLOAD SYNDROME: Learning to Live within Your Limits. He has written and presented widely, including both national and international settings, on the themes of margin, stress, overload, life balance, complexity, societal change, healthcare and future trends. For more information, visit www.richardswenson.org.