Learn more about the naturopathic medical approach, modalities, admissions, student life, career opportunities and much more in our free webinar series.
Length: 56 minutes
Did you know simple diet changes can lower the risk for heart disease, cancer, diabetes and other chronic diseases? Naturopathic physicians are trained to identify the nutritional needs for each individual patient and customize a plan to fit those needs.
SCNM President, Dr. Paul Mittman, discusses about:
Length: 55 minutes
In 2004, when a group of passionate SCNM students launched a worldwide effort to provide naturopathic health care to impoverished communities, Naturopaths Without Borders was born.
NWB has since expanded and through its work, ND students have touched many lives. Join this webinar to hear Dr. Zeenia Junkeer, NWB’s Director of Community Outreach, discuss NWB history, future plans to expand patient care, trips students have gone on and patient stories. Fourth-year student and president of the SCNM chapter, Jacob Wolf, will share his perspective on how NWB has enriched his time in medical school, personal experiences from his trips to SCNM’s clinic in Mexico, why he got involved and why you should too.
Length: 46 minutes
Learn about the modern application of water therapy, the cutting-edge hydrotherapy technologies available in the new SCNM Medical Center Hydrotherapy Suite, the clinical education SCNM students receive during rotations in the Hydrotherapy Suite, and much more.
Sara Hazel, ND, is an associate professor at SCNM and has more than 14 years of experience utilizing botanical medicine, nutritional science, detoxification strategies, oriental medicine, hydrotherapy and massage therapy to treat chronic and acute conditions.
Length: 65 minutes
A discussion about market growth and potential for natural medicine and NDs, career opportunities and practice specialties, ND income and compensation, and much more.
Speaker: Joanna M. Hagan, MBA/HCM, has been the Director of Career Services for Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine (SCNM) for 12 years. In her position, she offers students and alumni guidance, advice and assistance on all things career related from job placement and CV development to market data. The Career Services department also assists graduates in finding positions, building a practice, making connections and advancing careers as NDs.
Length: 49 minutes
Clinical education is an important part of the ND education. When applying knowledge from the classroom in a clinical environment, students begin to hone their skills, develop patient rapport and prepare for a successful career as an ND. The new SCNM Medical Center, located on campus, is the teaching clinic for SCNM students. The clinic features cutting-edge technology and was designed to enhance patients’ experience and students’ education.
Staff physician Kimberly Volk, RN, ND, discusses about the perks of training in the SCNM Medical Center and the education students receive during their rotations.
Length: 53 minutes
SCNM’s clinical education is well-known for its community outreach clinics targeting under-served populations. Thousands of patient visits per year are offered free to those in need by SCNM doctors and student clinicians.
Through extended-site clerkships, students can see medically-underserved children and families, domestic violence victims, individuals battling HIV/AIDS and individuals working to recover from addiction under the direct supervision of an attending physician.
Length: 65 minutes
PHOENIX magazine Top Doc and author of “The Complete Idiot's Guide to Thyroid Disease,” Dr. Alan Christianson, will present the next webinar.
According to the American Thyroid Association, an estimated 20 million Americans have some form of thyroid disease and up to 60 percent of those are unaware of their condition. Weight gain, exhaustion, depression, anxiety, insomnia, hair loss, and/or any of dozens of other problems can occur. Don’t miss this opportunity to hear a leading ND and SCNM alumnus discuss a naturopathic approach to diagnosing and thyroid issues.
Length: 41 minutes
Few disciplines are as exclusive or rigorous as the field of naturopathic medicine. The good news is SCNM staff, faculty, administration and students are ready to guide you through your next four years of labs, exams, clinical experiences and classes.
Sara Jean Barrett has successfully navigated through naturopathic medical school with a 4.0 and while tutoring other students in the tutoring center. She shares her pointers on naturopathic medical school. Also, hear directly from one of the architects of SCNM’s curriculum, Dr. Becky Clark. As Dean of Faculty and Curriculum Development, Dr. Clark will discuss the most effective ways you can prepare for ND school.
Length: 63 minutes
Join the webinar to hear about ND career opportunities in the field of research, how ND students can prepare for a research career while in school, an overview of SCNM’s cutting-edge research, SCNM’s partnership with ASU Biodesign Institute.
Length: 50 minutes
Join the Webinar to hear about the pediatrics clinical and classroom education.
SCNM's extended site community clinics providing free pediatric natural medicine to underserved children in Phoenix, ground-breaking health care for autistic children being offered in the SCNM Medical Center, going into an ND specialty.