Leadership Blog Series: Social Media and Depression, A Potential Link

Welcome to our leadership blog series! This month,  Thomas Macsay -the Vice-President of Membership, NMSA International – discusses how technology and social media use has affected our happiness and overall wellbeing. Social Media & Depression A Potential Link If we take a look around it is pretty apparent that the world and humanity seem to […]

Leadership Blog Series – Sponsors… do we really need them?

Welcome to our leadership blog series! This month,  Khaleed Alston -the Vice-President of Development, NMSA International – discusses why the NMSA works with sponsors, how they support the NMSA and the Naturopathic Student population. Sponsors… Do we really need them? If so why, and what do they do? The short answer is, yes. NMSA sponsors […]

Leadership Blog Series – Reflection on the “Fixer” Mentality in Medicine

Welcome to our leadership blog series! This month,  Aubrey Corbett -the Chapter President of the National University of Natural Medicine– discusses how the medical system subjects patients to feeling as if they are “broken” and have to be “fixed”, how this affects the healing process, and the obstacles we have to overcome to move away […]

Leadership Blog Series – Pesticides and Environmental Toxins

Welcome to our leadership blog series! This month,  Michelle Naman -the Chapter President of Bastyr University, Washington– discusses the risk factors associated with pesticides and environmental toxins in our food, what we can do to protect ourselves, and how to approach patients with this information. Pesticides and Environmental Toxins in Our Food We are all […]

Leadership Blog Series – In Honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Welcome to our leadership blog series! This month,  Catherine Multari -the Chapter President of Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine – discusses the risk factors associated with cancer, what we can do to protect ourselves, and what to expect as treatment for breast cancer. In Honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month October marks breast cancer awareness […]

Leadership Blog Series – In honor of World Breastfeeding Week, August 1-7

    Welcome to our leadership blog series! This month, Janice Joerges-the Chapter President of National University of Health Sciences – discusses the current societal challenges of having a baby in the 21st century and the importance of breastfeeding. In Honor of World Breastfeeding Week   Mothers are undervalued in our society. Although I am […]

Leadership Blog Series – Finding Inspiration at the AANP/NMSA Conference

Finding Inspiration at the AANP/NMSA Conference   Our August blog post was written by Valerie Kremer, 3rd year, Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine, NMSA president-elect. She reflects on what it means to attend our Annual conference and connect with our greater community and purpose in Naturopathic Medicine.   Over 450 licensed naturopathic doctors and naturopathic […]

2018 NMSA Annual Conference: Roots to Shoots

This year will be the 15th annual NMSA conference, held in San Diego. “Roots to Shoots” will be the theme of the conference, where discussions and talks will be held around practicing within the full scope of the naturopathic medical practice, safety and efficacy, and more. The conferences of the NMSA and the AANP will […]

2018-19 NMSA Board of Directors

The NMSA Welcomes the 2018-19 International Executive Board of Directors   (PORTLAND, OR.) May 14th, 2018— Every May, current NMSA members elect a new board, whose term begins the following July 1st. After a week of online elections, the Naturopathic Medical Student Association (NMSA), the student-governed non-profit representing North American naturopathic physicians-in-training, is excited to […]

Leadership Blog Series – Naturopathic Medicine Needs More Students and Doctors of Color

Welcome to our leadership blog series! This month, Khaleed Alston-the International Board’s VP of Development-discusses the under-representation of Black people in the field of healthcare, and his own thoughts and personal experiences as a Black male studying naturopathic medicine. Naturopathic Medicine Needs More Students & Doctors of Color This past weekend Portland State University hosted […]