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Naturopathic Medicine

Naturopathic medicine is a distinct health care profession that combines the wisdom of nature with the rigors of modern medicine. Naturopathic medicine focuses on whole patient wellness through health promotion and disease prevention while addressing the underlying cause of the patient’s condition.

What does a Naturopathic Physician (NMD) do?

  • Acts a a primary care provider who diagnoses, treats, and manages patients with acute and chronic conditions
  • Addresses disease and dysfunction at the level of mind, body, and spirit
  • Stimulates and supports the body's inherent ability to heal, while addressing the root cause of illness as naturally and gently as possible

Please note that Idaho State University does not have a naturopathic medical program, however Idaho State University is a great institution to attend for preparing to apply to naturopathic medical schools.

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Personal Statement

Letters of Recommendation

Application Process

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