Leadership Blog Series – Psychoneuroimmunology and Depression

Welcome back to our leadership blog series! This month, your NMSA President, Brice Thompson, writes to you regarding a special research interest of his:   Psychoneuroimmunology and Depression How our mental health can directly impact our physical health. Depression is one of the most common chief complaints that the primary care physician will manage. It […]

Press Release – 2018 NMSA Public Policy Fellows

The NMSA welcomes Valerie Kremer of CCNM and Aubrey Corbett of NUNM as the Public Policy Fellows of 2018. (PORTLAND, OR.) January 22nd, 2018—The Naturopathic Medical Student Association (NMSA), the student-governed non-profit representing North American naturopathic physicians-in-training, would like to warmly congratulate second-year student Valerie Kremer of CCNM, and third-year student Aubrey Corbett of NUNM—our […]

Hale’s Ales Fundraiser – Bastyr University, Kenmore

Join us for a night of food, drinks, and networking between students and practicing doctors. Your ticket will include entry to the event, a free drink voucher (first 100 through the door), and the opportunity to hear this year’s selected Panelists talk about future job opportunities for naturopathic physicians.

This is our largest student-centered naturopathic networking event of the year! Doors open at 7:00pm on Friday the 26th.

Leadership Blog Series – On Being a Foodie

Our January blog post is written by Mario Tarasco, a fourth year student and the Chapter President at NUNM. His piece talks about his experience as a ‘foodie’, accessibility, “minty things”, and a recipe is provided! Warning: This article discusses food to a great extent – if reading on an empty stomach, reader should expect […]

Leadership Blog Series – Patterns

Last month, the NMSA’s VP of Membership, Thomas Macsay reflected on how patterns play a role in our daily lives, and how they impact our new years resolutions. Here is his blog piece: Patterns It’s that time of the year when we all seem to be a bit more reminiscent, a bit more stressed, a […]

Leadership Blog Series – Preceptorship

Preceptorship Tips from a fourth year naturopathic medical student Docere-doctor as teacher. It is one of our main principles of naturopathic medicine. Most commonly, we associate this aspect of nature cure with patient education; empowering individuals with the knowledge to help them heal themselves. But docere, in its fullest form, also plays an important part […]

Leadership Blog Series – Naturopathic Medicine Goes International

International Medical Volunteering Experiences in Ghana from a naturopathic medical student Volunteering abroad in a medical setting can be an enriching experience for a medical student, particularly in underserved communities. In North America, we have access to hospital care, diagnostic imaging, and laboratory testing on a fairly regular basis. However, some countries do not have […]

Leadership Blog Series – Survival

This month, the NMSA will not only recognize one of our Chapter Presidents, but also a local leader at NUNM: Aubrey Corbett. Survival Inevitably, as a medical student, I am frequently asked by various friends and family about how school is going. Usually, my response is something optimistic, where I reflect on my privilege and […]

Leadership Blog Series – the Mediterranean Diet

The Mediterranean Diet (TMD) Let’s face it, there are a lot of diets and lifestyle choices available. Over the last 16 months, I have been trying different diets: gluten free, dairy free, hard-core vegetarian, and finally my current love—the Mediterranean Diet. I have found that preparing healthy home-cooked meals (primarily Mediterranean Diet-focused) over the last […]