Dr. Christie Fleetwood, ND

Starting a medical practice sounds like a daunting task to many people. Doing it an unlicensed state sounds even harder. It may even bring up thoughts of getting a visit from the friendly local medical police and getting handcuffed in the middle of a patient visit. The reality is that starting a medical practice as a naturopath … Continue reading How to Practice in an Unlicensed State as a Naturopathic Doctor

Dan Clements

Starting a practice can seem like a daunting task, especially for someone without any business experience or skills. Most of you didn’t get into your profession to be a business person, you just wanted to help people. Now that you’re close to graduating or already graduated, you’re faced with the task of either getting a … Continue reading Starting Your Own Practice with Dan Clements

Dr. Alison Chen, ND

You’re almost a doctor now or maybe you’re already done. You’ve got a unique set of skills that only a few thousand people alive can claim to share. Stop and think about that for a second. What are your options now? Residency, start a practice, work for someone else. All of those have their pluses and … Continue reading Travel the World While Working as an ND

Matthew Strickland

It’s hard to believe, but in nine months I’m going to graduate from Bastyr with my doctorate in Naturopathic Medicine. Some of you know this journey well having done it before me. Maybe you are just starting out and it’s hard to even see when you won’t be a student; what all of the sacrifice … Continue reading Nine Months

Danette Wells

In this episode learn everything you need to know about paying back your medical school, or other types of, student loans. Listen as Danette Wells, the Financial Aid director at Bastyr University, brings a ton of clarity to a confusing topic. We talk about: The latest student loan news The best repayment option for you The … Continue reading Medical School Student Loans – Repayment options and more…

Dr. Steven Coward, ND

In this episode we talk to Dr. Steven Coward ND of Asheville Natural Health and Homeopathy. I met Dr. Coward through a preceptorship I did in the Fall of 2013 and he’s the real deal. He works only four days per week and has a net income of around six figures. In this podcast he … Continue reading Creating a successful practice with Dr. Coward

Dr. Jennifer Berg, ND LAc

Dr. Jennifer Berg, ND LAc gives us the goods today on taking the naturopathic clinical boards, licensing for ND’s, and malpractice insurance for naturopaths. Dr. Berg has taken the clinical boards, gone through the naturopathic licensing process, and done the insurance search before starting her practice Aria Integrative Medicine in the U district of Seattle. … Continue reading Clinical Boards, Licensing, and Insurance for Naturopathic Physicians

Dr. Laura Chan, ND

In this episode we talk to Dr. Laura Chan about how she filled her schedule in less than 2 years of practice. We also talk about important practice management tips including choosing the right electronic medical record system, putting money aside for taxes, and more. Dr. Chan graduated from Bastyr in 2011 with degrees in both … Continue reading Practice Building with Dr. Laura Chan

Dr. Kasra Pournadeali, ND

In this episode learn what it takes to be a successful ND. We talk with Dr. Pournadeali about specific things he did that lead his success. Dr. Pournadeali is the founder and director of the Northwest Center for Optimal Health, is the past president of the Washington Association of Naturopathic Physicians, and current president of … Continue reading Dr. Pournadeali – How to be a Successful ND

Dr. Jennifer Berg, ND

We welcome back Dr. Jennifer Berg in this episode for a conversation about finding a job as a naturopathic physician. Dr. Jennifer Berg is a Bastyr grad with a practice in the U District of Seattle, Aria Integrative Medicine. In addition she runs business workshops on starting a practice and finding a job as an … Continue reading Finding a Job as an ND