Professional Associations and Organizations

The following links are provided for informational purposes only, and do not constitute endorsement by AANMC.

American Academy of Environmental Medicine
Supports those in the profession of environmental medicine, recruits the professional to study environmental medicine, defines environmental medicine, and includes members-only page.

American Association for the Advancement of Science
The world's largest general scientific society, with the mission of advancing science, serving society.

American Association of Naturopathic Physicians (AANP)
Professional society representing naturopathic physicians licensed (or eligible for licensing) as primary care providers; consumer and professional site, including a members-only page.

American Chiropractic Association (ACA)
Provides positive vision for chiropractic doctors and their natural approach to health; details current events, government affairs, lawsuits; members-only page and chiropractor directory.

American College for Advancement in Medicine (ACAM)
Dedicated to educating physicians and other health care professionals on the latest findings and emerging procedures in preventive/nutritional medicine.

American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA)
Network center for massage therapists and information site for those interested in the profession; provides training sessions calendar, classified ads, newsroom, jobs network and buyers guide.

American Medical Association (AMA)
For members and health professionals, offers informational resource on legal developments, insurance issues and scientific findings; for patients, offers doctor search by name or specialty.

British Columbia Naturopathic Association
The professional association for naturopathic physicians in British Columbia; offers student information and patient referrals to doctors throughout the province.

Canadian Health Network (CHN)
National, bilingual, Web-based health information service combining the resources of leading Canadian health organizations and international health information providers.

Canadian Naturopathic Association
Represents the interests of naturopathic doctors and promotes naturopathic medicine throughout Canada.

European Scientific Cooperative on Phytotherapy (ESCOP)
Aims to advance the scientific and regulatory status of phytomedicine at a European level; not information-heavy; includes much password-protected content.

International Society for the Study of Subtle Energies and Energy Medicine (ISSSEEM)
Aims to improve human health through education, practice and research in energy medicine, the interaction of energy with the human psyche and physiology; publishes a journal and newsletter.

National Center for Homeopathy (NCH)
Promotes health through homeopathy; offers articles and research, education directory and homeopathic directory listing; publishers of Homeopathy Today magazine.

Oncology Association of Naturopathic Physicians (OncANP)
Works to advance the philosophy, science and practice of naturopathic oncology and enhance the survival and quality of life for people living with cancer through the integration of naturopathic oncology into cancer care.

Ontario Association of Naturopathic Doctors (OAND)
Offers information about naturopathic medicine, answers to commonly asked questions, list of naturopathic doctors, public newsletter and more.

Yahoo’s List of Alternative Medicine Organizations
General collection of Web links organized by modality; includes Alexander Technique, aromatherapy, holistic health, massage, medicinal marijuana, meditation, naturopathy and Qi Gong.

Naturopathic Resources: Alternative health medical journals & related publications