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Naturopathic Medicine, naturopathic student stories

Starting a Naturopathic Career in a Pre-Licensed State—Insights from Those Who Are Crushing It

With the rising prevalence of chronic disease, more Americans are choosing holistic, lifestyle-based care like naturopathic medicine. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, this demand for alternative health care will continue to grow because of “research and changing attitudes about alternative, non-invasive health care practices.”

In order to make naturopathic care accessible, more states are recognizing and licensing naturopathic doctors (NDs). Currently 20 states, the District of Columbia and two U.S. territories license NDs with three states gaining licensure approval in the last year alone: Rhode Island, Massachusetts and Pennsylvania.

While several states continue their effort toward ND licensure, NUHS naturopathic medicine graduates are still finding lucrative careers in prelicensed states like Illinois where their program is based.

Below, three NUHS graduates describe their current careers and provide insight into their success.

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Wednesday, September 19, 2018
Naturopathic Medicine, naturopathic student stories

5 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Opening Your Own Naturopathic Medicine Practice

National University of Health Sciences (NUHS) graduates Ashley Biscoe, ND, and Alison Egeland, ND, both of the class of 2014, opened their naturopathic medicine practice in September 2016. Their practice, Attune Functional Medicine, (AFM) is located in Broomfield, Colorado. Today, Drs. Biscoe and Egeland are complementary care providers, co-managing patient health with an integrative medical philosophy.

Now, nearing the second anniversary of AFM, Dr. Biscoe shares a wealth of experience for those considering opening their own practices. Whether you are a current student, or a prospective student thinking about becoming a naturopathic physician, read on for 5 questions to ask yourself before opening your own naturopathic medical practice.  

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Thursday, July 5, 2018