Education

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Stethoscope photo by Paul Barker, c. 2008; Microscope photo by David Duncan, c. 2006; Pestle and Mortar photo by Elke Rohn, c. 2006 / freeimages.com

Integrative medicine combines the best of conventional and alternative medicine.

Naturopathic medicine concentrates on whole-patient wellness; the medicine is tailored to the patient and emphasizes prevention and self-care.

FAIM is pleased to list a range of opportunities to enhance your education in both areas.

International College of Integrative Medicine

Are you a physician or other health care provider who is interested in learning about the latest integrative medicine techniques from around the world? The International College of Integrative Medicine offers educational opportunities covering a broad range of subjects.

Naturopathic Medicine Schools

Naturopathic medicine students learn to treat all aspects of family health and wellness, from pediatrics to geriatrics. They attend four-year graduate-level programs at accredited institutions, where they are educated in the same biomedical sciences as allopathic physicians. The AANMC offers seven accredited North American Naturopathic Medicine schools.

Bastyr University School of Naturopathic Medicine

At Bastyr University, students learn to view nature as the ultimate teacher of science, and thrive on the free exchange of ideas within a nurturing community.

Boucher Institute of Naturopathic Medicine

The Boucher Institute is recognized for its innovative curriculum, mentorship model of education and small class sizes. The campus is located in beautiful British Columbia, where naturopathic physicians enjoy one of the widest scopes of practice in North America, including prescription rights.

Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine (CCNM)

CCNM is Canada's premier institute for education and research in naturopathic medicine, offering new thinking, new research and new approaches to health care.

National College of Natural Medicine (NCNM)

NCNM has been a recognized authority in providing ground-breaking naturopathic medical education for over 50 years.

National University of Health Sciences (NUHS)

NUHS has set standards of educational excellence in health career education since 1906.

Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine & Health Sciences (SCNM)

SCNM's renowned faculty and dynamic student body share a passion for innovative learning and technology, rigorous clinical training, public health service and the advancement of naturopathic medicine.

University of Bridgeport College of Naturopathic Medicine (UBCNM)

UBCNM conducts extensive research to advance the knowledge of therapeutic modalities.