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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Leadership Blog Series – Prevention is Key: Skin Cancer Awareness Month

Summer is quickly approaching, and that can only mean one thing – Sunshine! Well, here in sunny Arizona, where I live, we have sun year round.  But who doesn’t like sunshine? There is such a thing as too much sunshine. This month’s topic is Skin Cancer Awareness. Melanoma I’m sure you’ve heard about melanoma skin […]