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 […]

The NMSA CCNM Chapter Celebrates Global Health Week

NMSA at CCNM Reflects on Global Health Week Celebrations The inaugural Global Medicine Week at CCNM was a week-long celebration of traditional healing methods globally from Feb 29-March 4 2016. During the week, students attended free lectures featuring the timeless wisdom of four unique cultures of healing. Passports with puzzles for each day were given […]

2016-2017 Fellowship Recipients

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NMSA Announces 2016-2017 Fellowship Recipients (PORTLAND, OR.) January 17, 2017 — In an effort to enhance student engagement, the Naturopathic Medical Student Association (NMSA) instituted the Fellowship Program in 2015. The NMSA is pleased to announce continuation of the program. Applications were accepted and reviewed from NMSA members throughout North America. Each […]

NMSA Global Health Fellow Update: NATURAL DOCTORS INTERNATIONAL BRIGADE 51

By Shreya Soni It was our first day at the Natural Doctors International (NDI) Clinic in Ometepe, Nicaragua, and at 7:30AM there was already a line of patients waiting to be seen by a doctor. Patients were seen on a first-come, first-serve basis, and after the first twenty-nine, the rest were asked to return the following […]

Following Up with Dr. Erin

November 2015. This is an update from NMSA Development Intern, Erin Moore, ND. Dr. Moore was in Nepal, in a remote village just a few miles from the epicenter, when the earthquake struck. Many of you donated money and sent prayers towards her efforts to find disaster relief for her adopted village- Karmidanda. The earthquake […]