Setting Your Roots as an ND: Tips for Career Success
What is your next step after graduation? Join the AANMC, Dr. Shavon Jackson-Michel – director of medical and scientific affairs for a branded nutritional ingredient marketing firm, Dr. Jason Marr – chair of professional development at the Boucher Institute of Naturopathic Medicine, and Sharon Leary – Director for Career Pathways and Advancement at Bastyr University – for an informative webinar on how to set your roots as an ND.
Here’s what you will learn:
– The importance of mentorship and networking in your career plan
– Recommendations for graduation strategy
– Review of different business strategies (insurance vs. cash, clinical vs. non-clinical practice)
– Tips for success
– How to foster work-life balance
*Webinar does not qualify for CE
To view the archive of past webinar recordings, please click here.
About the Presenters
Dr. Shavon Jackson-Michel is a best-selling author, international speaker, and the director of medical and scientific affairs for a branded nutritional ingredients marketing firm. She has traveled the world developing strong science, safety and education platforms for patented, natural ingredients. Dr. Shavon maintains a niche client-base in New Jersey, providing personalized wellness care to women struggling with hormonal and metabolic concerns in general, and infertility in particular. To extend her reach, Dr. Shavon has initiated the build-out of proprietary online and on-demand courses that empower people through education and ‘sustainable self-care’ practices. Before entering the business sector, she taught university-level health-science and wellness courses for nearly six years. Dr. Shavon’s professional and personal passions are fueled by her Christian faith and loving relationships.
Dr. Jason Marr is founder and director of Evoke Integrative Medicine in Vancouver, Canada, Chair of the Professional Development curriculum at the Boucher Institute of Naturopathic Medicine, and a business coaching consultant for naturopathic doctors and clinic startups. A graduate of the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine, Dr. Marr’s experience has included medical consultancy for suppliers and political involvement at the student level.
Sharon Leary is the Director for Career Pathways and Advancement at Bastyr University overseeing Bastyr’s Career Services and Alumni Services. In this role, she supports students and alumni as they pursue their career goals. Sharon provides coaching and delivers events and resources on job search, applying to residency, resume building, interview prep, navigating LinkedIn and networking, and more. She has over ten years of experience in career counseling and higher education administration. Prior to Bastyr, she held career counseling roles at Northeastern University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Sharon holds a Master’s of Science in College Student Development and Counseling and a Bachelor’s of Arts in Psychology from the University of Minnesota. She hails from the Philadelphia area and is consequently an avid Eagles football and hoagie fan.