Reply to letter to the editor


  • Sarah McCarty American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine
  • Cindy Schmidt Kansas City University
  • Loes Nauta American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine



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Author Biography

Cindy Schmidt, Kansas City University

Cindy Schmidt, Ph.D. teaches research and directs faculty development at Kansas City University. She is an Assistant Professor in the College of Medicine and is the Director of Scholarly Activity and Faculty Development. Previously, she was an Assistant Professor and the course director for Behavioral Science at American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine and was formerly the chair of psychology at the University of Phoenix – Las Vegas campus.

Her primary research interest is integrating spirituality in the teaching and practice of medicine. She currently mentors research in various specialty medicine areas, focusing on medical education, patient outcome, quality improvement, and patient satisfaction.

Dr. Schmidt practiced clinical psychology for over 15 years. In addition to private practice, she worked in pulmonary rehabilitation, community health, and also as a contractor for the US Department of Defense.

She is a graduate of the University of Connecticut with a Ph.D. in clinical psychology. Dr. Schmidt completed a post-doctoral residency with the Behavioral Health in Medicine Integration Project at Central Vermont Medical Center, and a clinical internship at the Center for Children, Youth, & Families at Fletcher Allen Healthcare in Vermont. She is licensed to practice psychology in the state of Missouri.




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McCarty S, Schmidt C, Nauta L. Reply to letter to the editor. Can. Med. Ed. J [Internet]. 2020 Nov. 30 [cited 2024 Jun. 17];11(6):e195-e196. Available from:



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