High-Fidelity Learning

The patient is a 50-year-old male named Edward. His chief complaint upon entering the clinic is a feeling of pressure in his chest. As the secondary student takes his blood pressure and checks his vitals, the primary student takes a medical history of Edward’s presenting illness. Edward suddenly announces that he is having difficulty breathing. …

Chinese Medicine Students Test Hands-on Training

When it comes to confidence building, you can’t beat experience. That’s the aim of a new type of Clinical Observation rotation created for students preparing to transition into their clinical internship year in the School of Classical Chinese Medicine (CCM). In the standard Observation rotation, five students develop clinical acumen by watching their seasoned faculty …

Plan B Opens the Door to Holistic Urgent Care

Talk about best laid plans. Dr. Sara Gillham (’11) did all the right things to secure employment as she finished her naturopathic medicine degree. She visited Dr. Marnie Loomis (’00), director of NCNM’s Professional Formation and Career Services, a year before graduation to formulate a plan to get hired, following her residency at Center for …