I can hardly believe it has been just over 12 months since I took the role of president. In some ways it seems as if I just ran for office, while in others it seems much longer. Certainly, I have some more grey as a result!
With fall comes the season for giving thanks and recognizing our gifts. As a profession, we have many reasons to give thanks. We are seeing steady, growth and advance of our medicine, we have some of the best educational programs, we have students, doctors, community and corporate supporters that are committed to our Mission, Vision, and Goals, we care about each other and our greater communities, and we are able to make meaningful differences in the lives of people we touch. Perhaps most importantly, we are gifted with what our medicine has afforded each of us individually - in our own health, and how we are able to serve others.
Many questions have emerged pertaining to how naturopathic physicians should deal with the threat of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD). Your national association wants you to be aware of recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), as well as provide an example on how to triage suspected patients with EVD.