Christian Medical & Dental Associations / CMDA

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The Christian Medical & Dental Associations® (CMDA) is made up of the Christian Medical Association (CMA) and the Christian Dental Association (CDA). CMDA provides resources, networking opportunities, education and a public voice for Christian healthcare professionals and students.

Founded in 1931, CMDA provides programs and services supporting its mission to "change hearts in healthcare" with a current membership of around 19,000 healthcare professionals. CMDA promotes positions and addresses policies on healthcare issues; conducts overseas medical education and evangelism projects; coordinates a network of Christian healthcare professionals for fellowship and professional growth; sponsors student ministries in medical dental, PA, and other healthcare training schools; distributes educational and inspirational resources; hosts marriage and family conferences; provides developing world missionary healthcare professionals with continuing education resources; and conducts academic exchange programs overseas. By being the "hands of Jesus" to needy people, CMDA seeks to fulfill His Great Commandment (Matthew 22:39; 25:36) and His Great Commission (Matthew 28:19).

The Christian Medical & Dental Associations® is a 501(c)3 and is governed by a Board of Trustees and House of Delegates. Policies of CMDA are interpreted and applied by the Board of Trustees, which also establishes the guidelines for the executive director and his staff. An elected House of Delegates assists the board with recommendations on courses of action. The House of Delegates is composed of graduate, student, resident and missionary members who are elected for three-year terms by district and meets annually at the CMDA National Convention. Approximately 75 employees currently make up the staff of CMDA in the national office and U.S. field offices.

Contact information

Mailing address:
Christian Medical & Dental Associations
PO Box 7500
Bristol, TN 37621-7500


Phone: 888-230-2637

Email: [email protected]

Organization details

EIN: 362284267

CEO/President: Dr. Mike Chupp

Chairman: Dr. Lisle Whitman

Board size: 24

Founder: Medical Students

Ruling year: 1973

Tax deductible: Yes

Fiscal year end: 06/30

Member of ECFA: Yes

Member of ECFA since: 1988


CMDA's Vision: Bringing the hope and healing of Christ to the world through healthcare professionals.

Mission statement

CMDA educates, encourages, and equips Christian healthcare professionals to glorify God.

Christian healthcare professionals glorify God by following Christ, serving with excellence and compassion, caring for all people, and advancing Biblical principles of healthcare within the Church and throughout the world.

Statement of faith

(While each of us holds fast to additional beliefs important to our relationship with God, the following statement outlines the tenets that provide a foundation for our fellowship and participation in the Christian Medical & Dental Associations®.)

I believe:

In the divine inspiration and final authority of the Bible as the Word of God;

In the eternal God revealed in Holy Scripture as Father, Son and Holy Spirit;

In the unique Deity of Jesus Christ, God's only Son, whose death and resurrection provide by grace through faith the only means of my salvation;

In the transforming presence and power of the Holy Spirit.

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Financial efficiency ratings

Sector: Advocacy

CategoryRatingOverall rankSector rank
Overall efficiency rating900 of 102541 of 42
Fund acquisition rating641 of 102727 of 42
Resource allocation rating756 of 102738 of 42
Asset utilization rating881 of 102536 of 42

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Balance sheet
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$1,180,708$1,290,299$1,446,916$1,316,924$1,276,229
Short-term investments$11,627,472$10,786,557$9,731,194$9,412,776$8,078,452
Other current assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total current assets$14,022,158$15,141,310$13,062,456$12,573,853$11,130,293
Long-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Fixed assets$3,397,055$3,740,784$3,996,875$4,025,431$4,179,133
Other long-term assets$6,296,855$4,611,465$4,823,364$4,766,467$4,792,247
Total long-term assets$9,693,910$8,352,249$8,820,239$8,791,898$8,971,380
Total assets$23,716,068$23,493,559$21,882,695$21,365,751$20,101,673
Payables and accrued expenses$690,969$524,661$641,620$590,613$494,027
Other current liabilities$726,604$635,170$748,757$607,498$767,261
Total current liabilities$1,417,573$1,159,831$1,390,377$1,198,111$1,261,288
Due to (from) affiliates$0$0$0$0$0
Other long-term liabilities$846,125$509,152$531,721$554,449$650,376
Total long-term liabilities$846,125$509,152$531,721$554,449$650,376
Total liabilities$2,263,698$1,668,983$1,922,098$1,752,560$1,911,664
Net assets20212020201920182017
Without donor restrictions$8,457,572$6,951,377$5,890,657$6,106,767$6,595,878
With donor restrictions$12,994,798$14,873,199$14,069,940$13,506,424$11,594,131
Net assets$21,452,370$21,824,576$19,960,597$19,613,191$18,190,009
Revenues and expenses
Total contributions$6,382,680$11,526,923$9,404,362$10,073,087$9,523,477
Program service revenue$1,077,316$1,353,223$1,913,094$2,194,534$1,674,409
Membership dues$1,008,965$1,628,940$1,870,413$1,717,261$1,468,101
Investment income$479,072$549,701$700,325$1,410,642$332,313
Other revenue$296,860$201,252$247,706$191,373$168,171
Total other revenue$2,862,213$3,733,116$4,731,538$5,513,810$3,642,994
Total revenue$9,244,893$15,260,039$14,135,900$15,586,897$13,166,471
Program services$9,141,300$9,655,853$10,108,652$9,744,977$9,057,652
Management and general$2,588,875$2,394,134$3,001,316$2,753,097$2,618,030
Total expenses$12,518,822$12,720,552$13,794,139$13,270,643$12,214,968
Change in net assets20212020201920182017
Surplus (deficit)($3,273,929)$2,539,487$341,761$2,316,254$951,503
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets($3,273,929)$2,539,487$341,761$2,316,254$951,503


Michael E Chupp MDChief Executive Officer$197,232
George CourtneyVP for Stewardship Development$153,694
James CampbellChief Operations Officer$151,953
Scott RimellVP Marketing & Media$134,438
Michael OldhamChief Financial Officer$132,165
Jonathan ImbodyVP of Government Policy$131,172
Jeff AmstutzVP for Dental Ministries$127,392
Patricia BurgessGHO Director$110,297

Compensation data as of: 6/30/2021

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CMDA was founded in 1931 by medical students as a vehicle for fellowship, Bible study, and prayer with other Christian medical students.

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