Companies Help Fill Residency Funding Gap

According to the American Medical Association’s online AMA Wire, medical residencies go back more than 125 years. Residents once actually lived in the hospital—thus the name—and were in a great position to work with patients from admittance to discharge, on the way to becoming full-fledged physicians. Although one could argue that the ancient Chinese and …

New Integrative Mental Health Program Launches

A new Master of Science in Integrative Mental Health (MSiMH) degree program has also been approved by the NWCCU. Classes are scheduled to begin fall term 2015. The new program is designed for students who already have licenses to work with patients or are currently enrolled in a healthcare degree program. Admissions Director Brandon Hamilton …

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 …