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Enhance your education

A naturopathic residency allows clinicians a mentored and supportive environment to achieve their professional goals. Naturopathic residencies give providers an opportunity to gain clinical experience and confidence from working under the guidance of experienced physicians. Although not required to practice in all states, a residency is a perfect way to take your medical knowledge and clinical experience into practice in a mentored environment and to learn other aspects of being a practicing doctor. Residencies are overseen by the Council on Naturopathic Medical Education (CNME) who require strict guidelines for sponsoring sites. All sponsored residencies must adhere to the same guidelines to assure a beneficial program. Through SCNM sponsored residencies, you have the opportunity to work with and learn from highly skilled, seasoned physicians. Those residencies within the SCNM Medical Center and the Neil Riordan Center for Regenerative Medicine are given the opportunity to see a high volume of patient cases. Last year, SCNM’s residents saw more than 3,500 patient visits as part of the program.

Why an SCNM Residency?

  • Interact with a variety of patients under the guidance of experienced practitioners.
  • Gain confidence providing clinical care to multiple patient populations
  • Those who complete a residency are stronger applicants for post residency job placement
  • Participate and publish research in a peer reviewed journal
  • Assist in teaching clinical student during clinical rotations and other educational opportunities
  • Explore practicing in specialty areas such as pediatrics, women’s medicine, men’s health, , orthopedics, geriatric medicine, rheumatology, homeopathy and more.

What residencies are available at the SCNM Medical Center and the Neil Riordan Center for Regenerative Medicine?

Currently, we offer five one-year residencies in general medicine for post-graduate year one candidates, two first-year residencies in regenerative therapies as well as three second-year residencies in general medicine, a second-year homeopathy residency and one third-year chief resident position. We strive to add on additional positions each year as we have identified the values in such programs.

Who can apply?

All graduating naturopathic medicine students and recent graduates of any accredited naturopathic program or granted candidate status by the Council on Naturopathic Medical Education are welcome to apply.