I am a first-year student in the dual Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine and Master of Science in Classical Chinese Medicine (ND/MSOM) program at National University of Natural Medicine (NUNM) in Portland, OR.
"When I saw the principles of naturopathic medicine, I knew instantly that this was the profession I was looking for. I knew I wanted to be a doctor of some sort, but could not decide how I was going to combine my love for holistic psychology with medicine." states Monicka Fosnocht
SCNM Student, Clara Sage Sartor states, "Embrace your struggles. Don’t let failure define you but do let it shape you. It’s through adversity that we grow stronger and are shaped into the person we are meant to become."
I want to be a provider who focuses on engaging patients in the cultivation of a healthy lifestyle which is individualized based on family history and identified risk factors so people can live, healthier, happier, longer lives. When I came upon the principles of naturopathic medicine, I knew naturopathic medicine was it for me. The principles speak for themselves, and, if followed well, they work wonders.
Wondering how to balance ND school and life responsibilities? You are invited to join us as four current students and recent graduates discuss their experiences balancing family and naturopathic medical school. Dr. JoAnn …