Tag Archives: Russel M. Nelson

Rebranding Latter-day Doctor

This website is not about me or for me; it is for and about the Lord. by Alan B. Sanderson, MD For the past four years this blog has been known as “MormonDoctor.com,” but it is time to move on … Continue reading

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The Voice of a Dear Friend

If you listen carefully you will hear the sweet voice of our Lord Jesus, as his words are spoken by apostles and prophets and carried to our hearts through the Holy Ghost. by Alan B. Sanderson, MD Many years ago … Continue reading

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It Becomes You, Part VI: Living the Dream

Adventures and lessons from my first years in practice by Alan B. Sanderson, MD This article is the sixth of a six-part series, written in the hope that it will be useful to those who are considering or preparing for … Continue reading

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It Becomes You, Part I: First Decisions

Thoughts about becoming a doctor by Alan Sanderson, MD When I set out on my career path many years ago I had very little comprehension of what I was actually doing. I did not have a step-by-step guide or a … 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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