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Sleep helps us stay focused during the day, aids in regulating mood, is vital for our body to heal, and allows for greater productivity. It is an important factor in supporting overall balanced mental, emotional, and physical health. Maximizing the chances of getting adequate quality sleep each night typically involves two important factors: personal habits and sleeping environment. Learn how you may cultivate a better night’s sleep.
Did you know that medical errors are the third leading cause of death? The AANMC examines how naturopathic doctors support patient safety in the contemporary medical setting, and explores safety records of naturopathic medical care.
Learn about the annual UBSNM botanical medicine trip to Jamaica led by Dr. Eugene Zampieron. This experiential course gives students the opportunity to observe native medicine in practice and enjoy the beauty of the Jamaican scenery and culture.
The personal and emotional connections people have to food are among the chief reasons why nutritional change is such a challenge, even in the face of medical necessity or chronic disease risk. We look at how naturopathic doctors lead patients to life-long prevention and wellness through individualized, whole-person-focused nutrition.
Dr. JoAnn Yanez, AANMC executive director, joins KCAA’s NBC LA affiliate “On the Brink” to discuss the power of positive psychology on health.
“I’ve always loved nutrition and biochemistry, and I found naturopathic medicine to be strong in those areas. The principles of holism and the idea of the intrinsic ability of the body to heal also really connected with my personal philosophy on health.”
“My training and education have provided a bridge between two divergent worldviews. As an ND, I am not placed in either of these worlds – Indigenous or conventional, which allows me to maintain perspective and consider all angles of a research question, a community problem, or even a patient case.”
Has anyone ever told you that laughter is the best medicine? Turns out there is truth in that statement!
“I have an insatiable hunger for learning, a passion to empower my patients on how to find optimal health, and a powerful drive to teach the best naturopathic doctors of the future. I love being part of a diverse and passionate community of naturopathic colleagues who are not only devoted to helping guide their patients, but also bettering this world as a whole.”
Naturopathic medical students from across North America came together in New Orleans in January as part of the Naturopathic Medical Student Association Winter Workshop to shape the future of the NMSA and create value and unity for naturopathic medical students.
“Becoming a naturopathic doctor isn’t just a career, it is a way of being. Throughout the program we grow as students and as people. We learn determination, resiliency, adversity, empathy, courage, compassion, patience, and so much more.”
Naturopathic residency opportunities are expanding for ND graduates. Learn what to consider when applying to be a naturopathic resident, and find out what current residents have to say about their residency experiences!