11 Great Moments for Integrative Medicine in 2013

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The 1st annual naturopathic medicine week was one of the most momentous occasions for integrative medicine in 2013.
  1. Celebrating the 1st Annual Naturopathic Medicine Week 
    In a momentous occasion for Naturopathic medicine, the United States Senate passed a resolution declaring October 7, 2013 to October 14, 2013 the 1st Annual Naturopathic Medicine Week
  2. The 28th Annual AANP Conference
    We felt honored to enjoy the company of so many influential leaders at the 2013 AANP Conference in Keystone, CO.

  3. Banning of trans fats by the FDA 
    The agency has proposed that partially hydrogenated oils, the source of trans fats, no longer be “generally recognized as safe.”

  4. Commemorating the 118th Anniversary of Chiropractic Founders Day
    Thank you DD Palmer!

  5. Allison Greenberg, ND beginning her 2013 STAIR Integrative Residency
    Allison Greenberg, ND began her residency with Federal Way Naturopathy and Synergy Health in October 2013.

  6. Launching of NCNM’s  Origins of Naturopathic Medicine publication
    The Origins of Naturopathic Medicine is the first volume of a 12-volume series, The Hevert Collection: In their Own Words. The collection restores that lost heritage for naturopathic physicians and other healthcare professionals drawn to understand the simplicity of medical practices and tools still in use today.

  7. Licensing of Naturopathic Doctors in Colorado
    On June 5th, 2013, Governor John Hickenlooper signed into law a measure to allow naturopathic doctors to register with the state to legally practice naturopathic medicine. Colorado became the 17th state to do so, along with the District of Columbia.

  8. Initiating the 1st Annual ILANP Conference
    ILANP held their first annual conference November 16–17, 2013, in Lombard, Illinois.

  9. Continuing the efforts to establish, or re-establish, licensure for Naturopathic Doctors across the nation.
    Many states have been working relentlessly in 2013 to pass legislation to allow qualified Naturopathic Doctors to practice primary healthcare. FNPA is one such organization.

  10. Creation of the first annual NDNR Writer's Scholarship
    $5000 in scholarship awards to be given to naturopathic students in CNME-accredited programs as they play an active role in presenting case studies and research reviews.

  11. Induction of 4 new members to the NCNM hall of fame,
    The Hall of Fame was established to honor naturopathic physicians who have made significant contributions in the advancement of natural medicine including this year's inductees included 2 Medical Advisory Board members near and dear to our company's heritage: Dr. Bruce Canvasser and Dr. Corey Resnick

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