AANMC Launches Naturopathic Doctor Career Growth Study

The Association of Accredited Naturopathic Medical Colleges (www.aanmc.org) is rolling out a new survey of naturopathic doctors from all accredited schools. First time a comprehensive survey of this kind has been done.

The Association of Accredited Naturopathic Medical Colleges is pleased to announce the launch of a new Career Growth and Compensation survey of accredited naturopathic medical college graduates, and practicing Naturopathic Physicians (NDs).

The study will survey over 5000 naturopathic college alumni, from all seven accredited naturopathic medical colleges in the United States and Canada. Some of the topics covered in the survey include:

"Naturopathic physicians combine the rigors of modern medical science with the wisdom of nature to proactively prevent disease and provide comprehensive diagnosis and treatment to patients. We practice in a variety of clinical settings. This survey will help us better prepare future naturopaths for life as an ND, and give them the tools to successfully growth their career by learning from those who have already succeeded."

Dr. JoAnn Yanez, ND, MPH, Executive Director, AANMC

  • Compensation ranges of naturopathic doctors and Non-salary benefits
  • Best practices for increasing business opportunities and patient volume
  • Perceptions of naturopathic curriculum
  • Success factors
  • Medical community partnerships

Dr. JoAnn Yanez, ND, MPH, Executive Director of AANMC knows credible data will help in the development of the profession, “Naturopathic physicians combine the rigors of modern medical science with the wisdom of nature to proactively prevent disease and provide comprehensive diagnosis and treatment to patients. We practice in a variety of clinical settings. This survey will help us better prepare future naturopaths for life as an ND, and give them the tools to successfully growth their career by learning from those who have already succeeded.”

The AANMC Career Growth and Compensation Survey is being conducted in partnership with member schools. Study results will be available October 1, 2015.

About AANMC

The Association of Accredited Naturopathic Medical colleges (AANMC) was established in 2001 to advance the naturopathic medical profession by actively supporting the academic efforts of accredited and recognized schools of naturopathic medicine. The AANMC supports member schools and colleges in an effort to...

·         Aid in the development, growth and preservation of the naturopathic medical profession.

·         Improve the quality of education operations, research and patient care at member schools.

·         Enhance each school’s visibility.

·         Foster collaboration between AANMC-member schools and compatible organizations.

·         Engage in activities, such as fundraising, in an effort to accomplish these shared goals

For further information about the Association of Accredited Naturopathic Medical Colleges (AANMC) go to www.aanmc.org.  For media related inquiries, please contact Torin Lee at (800) 345-7454 or via email at tlee@aanmc.org.
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