Naturopathic Medicine Informational Forum
New York, New York
Saturday, March 23, 2013
9:45 am - 1:30 pm
199 Chambers Street
Satisfy Your Passion for Medicine.
Make Meaningful Connections with Patients.
Become a Naturopathic Physician.
This half-day forum gives prospective students the opportunity to speak with practicing naturopathic doctors (NDs), other students, and admissions advisors about getting the best naturopathic medical education available. You'll enjoy a series of presentations, demonstrations and panel discussions with leading professionals in the field of naturopathic medicine. Representatives from all five U.S. AANMC-accredited colleges will be on hand. This event is open to the public and free of charge. Registration is required.
9:45 am - 10:00 am
10:00 am - 10:05 am
Welcome and Introductions
Ariana Balayan, UBCNM Health Sciences Admissions Counselor
10:05 am - 10:40 am
Introduction to and Pursuing a Career Path in Naturopathic Medicine
Jennifer Holdorf, ND, UBCNM Alumna
10:40 am - 11:30 am
Roundtable Discussion - The Effects of Naturopathic Medicine on Various Medical Conditions
Learn from practicing NDs how patients are successfully treated from a holistic perspective.
Our panelists will include:
Ashley Burkman, ND, NUHS Alumna
Pina LoGiudice, ND, Bastyr Alumna
Marnie Loomis, ND, NCNM Alumna
11:30 am - 11:40 am
SCNM Patient Video
DeJarra Kamil Sims, ND (treating physician)
11:40 am - 12:00 pm
ND Roundtable Discussion and Q&A
Participation by all speakers
12:00 pm - 12:15 pm
Break (Refreshments provided)
12:30 pm - 12:50 pm
Naturopathic Medical School Q&A Panel
ND Students from the accredited U.S. colleges
Rachelle Johnson, NCNM
Amanda Placeres, UBCNM
Madalyn Otto, SCNM
12:50 pm - 1:05 pm
Applying to Naturopathic Medical School
Jain Borries, SCNM Admissions Representative
1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Meet the Admissions Representatives From the ND Schools: 1-on-1 Q&A
Ariana Balayan, UBCNM
Ashley Burkman, ND, NUHS
Teri Hatfield, NUHS
Jain Borries, SCNM
Brenda Morrison, NCNM
Brandon Hamilton, NCNM
Jennifer Labbienti, Bastyr
350 Greenwich Street
42 Harrison Street
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This event was sponsored jointly by the five accredited U.S. colleges of naturopathic medicine comprising the Association of Accredited Naturopathic Medical Colleges (AANMC).