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Naturopathic Medicine

Naturopathic Physicians: Doctors Who Understand Health as Much as Disease

Naturopathy is essentially an eclectic system of medicine using the most natural and least invasive methods of treating disease. Yet it is not so much a collection of treatment strategies as it is a philosophy of treating.

National Association of Naturopathic Physicians (NANP) Outline for Study of Services (Part 5)

Part V: Title XVIII (Medicare)

A. RECOMMENDATIONS TO THE CONGRESS FOR CHANGES IN THE SOCIAL SECURITY ACT TO BROADEN HEALTH COVERAGE FOR PEOPLE 65 OR OVER, AND PRIORITIES FOR SUCH CHANGES IN SERVICE

It is manifestly and abundantly apparent in America today that allopathy cannot by itself serve all of the nation's ill.

National Association of Naturopathic Physicians (NANP) Outline for Study of Services (Part 3)

Part III: Practitioner

A. TOTAL MANPOWER

1. National

a. Age

The average age of today's naturopathic physician is 51.

b. Sex

Presently, about 90% of America's naturopathic physicians are male; 10% female.

c. Active and inactive

National Association of Naturopathic Physicians (NANP) Outline for Study of Services Part 1

Part 1

Part I: Organization: National Association of Naturopathic Physicians

A. STRUCTURE

1. Historical development

Naturopathic medicine embraces several state and national bodies, plus a semi-active international organization.

The national history of naturopathic organization runs through varied names, title and leadership --all concerned with what has been virtually the same basic on-going association.