Welcome to AANMC's Fall 2006 event issue..
Editor’s Note – 5 cities to go, hoping to see you there!
Some of you folks sure are serious about your futures! We’ve met with a few hundred of you at our Naturopathic Medical Educational Forums in various cities this fall and summer. We’ve appreciated hearing your questions and concerns about ND career paths, admissions requirements, and more. Each of the forums have stimulated their own engaging conversations. It’s a truly wonderful experience unfolding.
If you are still thinking about learning to practice Naturopathic Medicine and have yet to attend or register for one of these forums, then please do not miss this opportunity. Our AANMC alumni and admissions advisors won’t be touring these states again until fall 2007. Best of all, there is no charge to attend these events. So take your first step to getting the best naturopathic medical education available and sign up now.
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WHERE? We’re now about two-thirds of the way through our U.S. cities tour now, having visited Austin, Denver, New York City, Portland and other cities. Five cities left to visit are:
Hope you can make it to one of these Naturopathic Medicine events this fall. Register here.
To your health and your future,
Managing Editor, AANMC
Find our schools at local career & grad fairs –
College fair schedule - If you’re unable to make it to any of our forum locations listed above, some of our member schools will have exhibit booths at college fairs throughout North America. There you can meet directly with admissions advisors from the schools. Try catching us on a college campus in your region. View our college fair schedule >>
Attend CAMEXPO West 2006
Meet us there – Look for our AANMC booth #420.
CAMEXPO West is the International Complementary and Natural Healthcare Conference and Expo.
Hyatt Regency Century Plaza
Los Angeles, California
November 10-12, 2006
Discover the most cutting edge, complementary, alternative and integrative approaches and products. Speakers include: Joseph E. Pizzorno, ND; James Gordon, MD; Pina LoGiudice, ND, LAc; Hyla Cass, MD; Walter Crinnion, ND; Carrie Louise Daenell, ND; Gina Nick, ND.
You receive a 15% discount through AANMC.
Register online, or call 972.620.3023 and use code: 9936.
Earn up to 18.75 CME credit hours (CME credits certified by the Beth Israel Medical Center (NYC)).
Your Questions Answered
Could you recommend helpful classes or literature?
Q:I am a high school senior this year and my future plans include state college for six years with the goal of a physical therapy license or physician assistant certification. Naturopathic Medical school is the destination after that. I have sent for and planned according to the outlined course requirements therein.
Could you recommend any other classes or literature you feel would be helpful prior to my enrollment in the naturopathic physician program?
A: Thanks for your inquiry. You sound like you're off to a smart and early start planning for your future. The academic path you’ve described, with either of the licenses/certifications you mention, should well prepare you for naturopathic doctor (ND) studies. The courses you take along the way will give you the basic science foundation you’ll need. I commend your early thirst for knowledge of the ND profession!
For suggested literature and a few other references, please read the full answer in Your Questions Answered column >>
And please, keep sending me more good questions!
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The naturopathic doctors to be speaking at these Naturopathic Medical Education Forums are leaders in the field of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM). A few of them are:
Holly Lucille, ND, RN
(Los Angeles Forum)
Healing From Within Healthcare
, in Beverly Hills, Calif.
Member of Scientific Advisory Board, Enzymatic Therapy and Integrative Therapeutics
Judy Fulop, ND, MS
Functional Nutrition and Naturopathic Practitioner, Center for Integrative Medicine at Northwestern Memorial Physicians Group
, in Chicago, Ill.
Kristina Conner, ND
Vice president, Indiana Association of Naturopathic Physicians (INANP)
Michael T. Smith, ND
(Atlanta, Miami and Raleigh Forums)
Carolinas Natural Health Center, in Matthews, NC.
Kara Fitzgerald, ND
Spherios Medical Center, in Atlanta, Ga.
Senior Clinical Educator, Metametrix Clinical Laboratory in Atlanta, Ga.
Every forum closes with a Q&A panel, so you’re sure to get all your questions answered!
Explore your possibilities. Join us.
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