Recognizing that parents of special needs children have one the highest divorce rates, Lindsey Wells, ND was motivated to focus her medical career on keeping families together. After shadowing allopathic doctors and observing some of the challenges with limited disciplines and time spent with the patients, she knew there had to be another approach to care.
Many people are actively experiencing trauma and stress related to racism, social injustice and the global health pandemic. Additionally, these experiences may trigger those with existing PTSD. Join the AANMC and Drs. Radley Ramdhan and Teri Davis to learn how you can support your patients and yourself during these trying times.
Arthritis is an umbrella term for over one hundred different conditions that impact over 50 million Americans, making it the number one cause of disability in the country. The most common forms of arthritic conditions include osteoarthritis (OA) and inflammatory arthritis types including rheumatoid arthritis (RA), psoriatic arthritis (PsA), and gout. Naturopathic medicine has a large toolbox to draw upon to help those suffering with any form of arthritis.
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.
After practicing as a chiropractor for 15 years, Dr. Hubsher changed his career to naturopathic medicine. Learn about his specialty in educating students in outreach practices to underserved communities and his advice for future naturopathic doctors.
Dr. Kachko has never lost sight of why he chose naturopathic medicine – not just to help people, but to become a part of their lives. Through the rigors of school, and the demands of practice, he believes it’s vital that young NDs and future students never lose sight of their why. Dr. Kachko currently serves as President of the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians. Learn about his career path, his advice for future NDs, and why the naturopathic approach to care is on the frontier of medicine.
Every year the field of naturopathic medical education advances significantly. Each of the seven accredited naturopathic medical schools share an overview of what happened on their campus to further academics, scholarship and community outreach.
While there are people who go their whole lives knowing their true calling, some don't find it until later in life in the midst of another career. Read about the paths three professionals took to shift careers because they discovered passion, balance, and fulfillment in naturopathic medicine.
The University of Bridgeport School of Naturopathic Medicine has undergone a number of changes during the past academic year. As the school changes, it continues with the same high standards and celebrates the increased collaboration of its newly formed College of Health Sciences to offer integrative patient care.