naturopathic doctors

AANMC member institutions strongly recommend that all members of their communities, particularly those working or learning in a clinical setting, receive COVID-19 vaccination as soon as it becomes available to them. The emerging evidence on COVID-19 vaccinations and treatments is being closely monitored, and all AANMC members support adhering to federal/state/provincial/territorial government and public health agency guidelines for healthcare providers and academic institutions.
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There are a number of qualities that have been attributed to success as a physician and health care provider. When you look across the caregiving professions, while the expression of practice may differ, there is common ground in many of the core competencies needed as a successful practitioner.  The naturopathic medical colleges promote these qualities in each of their graduates.  But don’t take our word for it, read it in our graduates’ own words.
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That which is not flexible, breaks. Flexibility and resilience are the mantra for 2020 here at AANMC. One of the benefits of being a smaller professional community is our ability to implement changes quickly, assess what is working and adjust accordingly.
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Addressing and resolving diversity, equity and inclusion issues on AANMC member campuses is vital to the short and long-term viability of our academic institutions and naturopathic-wide professional health. Systemic racism, and conscious and unconscious bias harm campus and healthcare communities and ultimately negatively impact the quality of patient care all doctors provide.
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Naturopathic medicine is a distinct health care profession that combines the wisdom of nature with the rigors of modern science. Naturopathic doctors (NDs) are trained as primary care providers who diagnose, treat and manage patients with acute and chronic conditions, while addressing disease and dysfunction at the level of body, mind and spirit.
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A naturopathic medical degree from an accredited institution can be the springboard toward many rewarding career choices, including clinical, administrative, academic and entrepreneurial pathways. Whether practicing as a full-time or part-time ND, or in a non-clinical capacity, there are endless careers to explore with a naturopathic medical degree.  Read AANMC’s alumni success stories to see how NDs are using their degrees!
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Naturopathic medicine takes a holistic approach to patient care. Learn what types of patients see an ND, common conditions treated, and how naturopathic medicine can benefit your health.
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Back pain does not discriminate. It affects men and women equally, and is a leading cause of missed workdays and poor work productivity. NDs help patients identify the root cause of pain, and formulate holistic and individualized approaches. We share a few things to consider for optimal back health.
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Naturopathic doctors are an integral part of interprofessional healthcare delivery in many types of patient care settings. We speak with nine naturopathic doctors in various interprofessional healthcare settings to learn how they work to uncover the root cause of illness, coordinate care with numerous professionals, and ultimately educate and empower patients toward wellness.
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Despite the popularity of natural medicine, there is a lot of confusion around what it is and how NDs practice. We will address some common myths about naturopathic medicine.
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