Category Archives: Alan B. Sanderson, MD

Treadmill Journal, Part 1: The First Miles!

Putting a few exclamation points behind the Prophet’s words. by Alan B. Sanderson, MD Treadmills are boring. Running on a treadmill is only slightly better than not running at all. But sometimes the treadmill is my best or only option, … Continue reading

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Between Their Loved Home and the War’s Desolation

The human cost of war, and those who pay it by Alan B. Sanderson, MD Vietnam was a hard war to come home from. My dad was told to change into civilian clothes as soon as possible after the flight … Continue reading

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Persuasion and Choice

Thoughts on brain plasticity and the doctrine of agency by Alan B. Sanderson, MD I once received a letter from a woman informing me that her son, my patient, had died. Her letter was written to thank me for the … Continue reading

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The Operating Room and the Temple

The temple is like the operating room; it has a special purpose, and special preparation is required to enter it. by Alan B. Sanderson, MD On the first day of my medical school surgery rotation I set foot inside of … Continue reading

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Depositions and Testimonials

I tried it, and it worked for me by Alan B. Sanderson, MD This week I had to testify in a court case, and it got me thinking about the various uses and forms of the word “testimony.” Legal Testimony … Continue reading

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5 Things About the Human Body

The human body is a marvel of design, one of God’s greatest gifts to his children, and a gift that keeps on giving. by Alan B. Sanderson, MD Our Creator has given us instructions about how to take care of … Continue reading

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Questions in the Book of Mormon

Awareness of the use of questions in the Book of Mormon aids the understanding of several passages, and provides a model for effective use of questions in gospel teaching. by Alan B. Sanderson, MD A few months ago I was … Continue reading

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