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2020 Career Fair Conference

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2020 Career Fair Conference

Credits: 
1 Category B
Venue: 
Online
Open to: 
students, NDs, health-care practitioners
Price: Free
Course type: 
On-demand

Course description



Opening Session

Pivoting in a Shifting Landscape: New Approaches to Practice Management
Chair: Nick DeGroot, Dean, CCNM
Moderator: Dr. Meghan Walker, ND (inactive), Chief Cheerleader at Entrepology Labs & Clinician Business Labs
Participants: Dr. Anne Hussain, ND, Dr. Jodi Larry, ND and Dr. Michelle Peris, ND

In this lively discussion, learn about new approaches to practice management. Listen as our panelists speak to the following questions: How has your practice changed since the pandemic? What models are you deploying in your practice to reach more people? What role will technology have in the practice of the future? How does the role of the traditional one-on-one, patient-practitioner visit fit in the practice of the future?

Closing Forum

The 5T’s Toolkit -- Moving from Transaction to Transformation
Discussion leader: Dr. Meghan Walker, ND (inactive), Chief Cheerleader at Entrepology Labs & Clinician Business Labs

In the closing forum, Dr. Walker will help grads and interns start thinking about practice management in non-traditional ways through use of what she calls the 5T’s toolkit. The five T’s are target, transformation, trust, traffic and conversion tool (turning a fan into a patient). Dr. Walker believes the 5Ts must be in place to address the needs of a new breed of patients who are no longer interested in transactional care and instead seek sustainable, transformational health care.
INSTRUCTORS/SPEAKERS
Meghan Walker sitting in a green shirt

Dr. Meghan Walker, ND (Inactive) - Instructor

Dr. Meghan Walker is a naturopathic doctor and Entrepologist (On-tre-pol-uh-gist), focusing on the health optimization of entrepreneurscand game changers. As an entrepreneur, Meghan started and sold her first business while in University and is a Co-founder and past CEO of the digital health media start-up, Bright Almond. Meghan founded and sold her first clinic, The Integrative Health Institute after graduation from the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine and went on found and sell her second micro-practice, Entrepology Performance Labs. She is currently the host of the Entrepology Podcast, CEO of Entrepology Labs, Co-Founder of Health Hives, the creator of the women’s performance supplement line, Badass Fueland Chief Cheerleader at Clinician Business Labs – a platform to assist clinicians scale and amplify their businesses.
Anne Husain standing with her arms crossed and a flowery shirt

Dr. Anne Husain, ND (Class of 2014) - Instructor

Dr. Husain is a naturopathic doctor and period literacy advocate who helps women optimize their periods, hormones, and fertility. Dr. Hussain is well-versed in plant-based medicine and practices in Aurora, ON. She is the creator of Periodicity, an online program to help women attain peaceful periods. Her personal experience with PCOS, thyroid dysfunction and beta-thalassaemia drives her passion to empower and educate women to practice self-awareness, self-compassion, and self-advocacy.
Jodi Larry sitting in a yellow sweater with a cup of coffee

Dr. Jodi Larry, ND (Class of 2006) - Instructor

Dr. Larry is a Toronto-based naturopathic doctor (ND) who has been in practice since 2006. She has utilized natural health remedies since the age of 10 when an ND cured her of health issues that western medicine failed to remedy. Founded on her mission to bring people the knowledge, tools, and support they need to become the best version of themselves, Dr. Larry runs a private practice in Toronto. She also founded Cleanse for Life - a 10-day clean eating program, speaks at corporations and in media and runs group workshops on various health topics. Her mission is to educate and empower people towards living up to their highest potential of health - mind, and body. Dr. Larry recently became a CDWF - Candidate - trained to teach the curriculum and research of Dr. Brené Brown.
Michelle Peris sitting in a flowing skirt beside a tree

Dr. Michelle Peris, ND (Class of 2009) - Instructor

Naturopathic doctor and clinic director of The Poppy Clinic, her clinical focus is on women and children, hormone health, and digestion. She is the proud creator of Dr. Mom ND, an online resource for health-conscious mamas and their natural babies. As a speaker and creator of the Rebel Tribe, Michelle gives and facilitates talks about wellness, mindfulness, and living our best life and is also a contributor to several podcasts.

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