Nine Minutes Past Midnight - Medical Encounters With A Miraculous God
Ernest F. Crocker MD
Trained at the University of New South Wales, Dr Ern Crocker is an experienced nuclear medicine physician, and the first to practise ultrasound in Australia. As he reconciled his Christian faith with his understanding of medicine, Dr Crocker became aware that God was working alongside him during an after-hours medical emergency. In this book, Dr Crocker recounts this life-changing encounter with the miraculous power of God, and also presents the testimonies of many other doctors who, like him, have experienced the presence of a "silent partner" as they carry out their medical duties. Readers will be amazed at these insiders' accounts of how God intervenes in the world of medicine today!
"An essential read for those struggling with the considerable challenge of integrating a passion for the science of medicine, the art of compassionate holistic care and a love of the God who has created them."
Dr Michael Burke MBBS, PhD, FRACGP, FAICD Christian Medical and Dental Fellowship of Australia
About The Author: Dr Ernest Crocker is an author, speaker, physician and photographer living in Sydney Australia.
Dr Crocker graduated from the Medical Faculty of the University of New South Wales with honours in 1969. He was awarded the University Prize for Surgery, the Gilbert Ashby Prize for Surgery and the HP and BL Melville Prize for general proficiency. He had previously obtained a a bachelors degree in Medical Science with honours at the Univ NSW and during that time was privileged to work with Sir John Eccles Nobel Prize winner at ANU. His thesis was related to the role of alpha and beta adrenergic systems in the cardiovascular responses to hyperventilation in arterial hypoxia.
He completed his residency at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital in Sydney and commenced advanced training in Nuclear Medicine. During this time he also trained in Diagnostic Ultrasound working with Dr George Kossoff of the Ultrasonics Institute.
In 1975 he completed nuclear medicine training as a research fellow at the University of Pennsylvania before returning to Sydney to be admitted as a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians. He was made founding Director of Nuclear Medicine and Ultrasound at Westmead Hospital.
Dr Crocker has had a particular interest in Christian Outreach to China, and has visited many times as a representative of the Jian Hua Foundation to conduct teaching seminars. He has also been involved with World Hope Network visiting Cambodia and Vietnam for short term medical outreach projects.
He lives in the Hills district of Sydney with wife , Lynne. They have three grown children and three wonderful grandchildren.
Publication Date: March 2013
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