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 […]

Naturopathic Medicine Week Canada

Naturopathic Medicine Week-A Boucher Students’ Perspective From May 8th to May 14,th students from the Boucher Institute of Naturopathic Medicine (BINM) participated in the Canadian Naturopathic Medicine (Nat Med) Week! The week consisted of multiple different events that BINM students participated in, competing to win points both for their cohorts and for the school. Aside […]

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 […]

Experience the NMSA Cup – A Student’s Perspective

A student’s perspective on the NMSA Cup Experience: Your heart is pounding, you’re trying to focus and you tell yourself it’s all for fun. But really, you’re taking this much too seriously! In the end, it matters less than any test score you’ve received, more than any Gross Anatomy, Biochemistry or NPLEX exam so you […]

Welcome Stephanie Fogelson – Our New Executive Director!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NMSA Announces New Executive Director (PORTLAND, OR.) January 15, 2017— The Naturopathic Medical Student Association (NMSA) announced in November 2016 the departure of inaugural Executive Director Susan (Sue) Yirku and opened applications for the position. Farewell Sue Yirku – The NMSA acknowledges the contributions of Sue who served in this capacity for […]

2017 Bragg Nutrition Scholarships

2017 Bragg Nutrition Scholarship Applications now open!   The NMSA is excited to announce the second annual Bragg Nutrition Scholarship! The 2017 Bragg Foundation has generously donated five $2000 scholarships for NMSA members. This incredible opportunity not only can offset some of the stress brought on by student loans, but it also provides the opportunity […]

2016 Beacon Award – Pamela Snider, ND

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NMSA Announces 2016 Beacon Award – The Naturopathic Medical Student Association recognizes Pamela Snider, N.D. (PORTLAND, OR.) September 8, 2016— Naturopathic Medicine Student Association (NMSA), the student-governed nonprofit representing North American naturopathic physicians-in-training, is pleased to announce the winner of the 2016 Beacon Award, a special student recognition of physician elders who […]