Tag Archives: General Conference

Burning Out and Back Again

Learning to endure for 30 Hours, 30 Days, 30 Years, and Forever by Alan B. Sanderson, MD During my medical training I learned that I can do anything for 30 hours, or 30 days. No matter how insanely busy my … Continue reading

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Science and Religion

We believe in everything which is true, regardless of where the truth may be found. by Alan B. Sanderson, MD My father is a geologist. During his career he used the tools of his scientific discipline to answer practical questions … Continue reading

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The Mortal Doctor

Medical doctors have a unique perspective on mortality, but we are just as mortal as our patients are. by Alan B. Sanderson, MD I will always remember the first time I saw someone die. I was a medical student working … Continue reading

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Best Efforts and Highest Priority

A personal memoir about trying to put first things first in my career choices. by Alan B. Sanderson, MD In February 1999 the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints issued a letter which was to … Continue reading

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In Everything Give Thanks

Gratitude is our powerful ally in the struggles of life. by Alan B. Sanderson, MD This week in clinic I saw one of my favorite patients. She has a rare genetic form of motor neuron disease and has been on … Continue reading

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Healing on the Sabbath

A few thoughts about working in the hospital on Sunday. by Alan B. Sanderson, MD The first weekend of July at the beginning of my third year of medical school marked a significant change in my life and in my … Continue reading

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General Conference Roundup – October 2013

Church leaders spoke about mental illness and the human body at the most recent General Conference. by Alan B. Sanderson, MD Every six months a General Conference of the Church is held in Salt Lake City, Utah, and is broadcast … Continue reading

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