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1 Cancer Treatment Centers of America ® Naturopathic Medicine Residency Program Presented to: NCNM Presented by: Dr. Katherine Anderson Date: Dec 2, 2013

2 Residency Description Focus in: Integrative medicine Naturopathic oncology Two-year residency program Hospital-based & clinical setting Eligibility for Fellow of the American Board of Naturopathic Oncology (FABNO) upon completion 2

3 © 2011 Rising Tide 3

4 Patient Empowerment Medicine Environment conducive to healing Patient-centered treatments Individualized care 4

5 Patient Empowered Care Teams Full-time, integrative clinical teams Medical oncologist Naturopathic physician Registered dietitian Care management Clinical Nurse Team meetings & continual “hand off” 5

6 Comprehensive Treatment Fight cancer on all possible fronts… State of the art conventional therapy Comprehensive integrative medicine 6 Treat the whole person—not just the disease

7 CTCA Facilities 7

8 Midwestern Regional Medical Center Zion, IL First CTCA Hospital 2-year residency program 8

9 Midwestern Regional Medical Center 9 Midwestern Regional Medical Center (MRMC) One Director Thirteen Staff ND’s Three residents (total= 17 ND’s)

10 Southwestern Regional Medical Center 10 Tulsa, OK 2 nd CTCA hospital 2 year residency program National Director

11 Southwestern Regional Medical Center 11 Southwestern Regional Medical Center (SRMC) One Director, also National Director Four staff ND’s One Medical Assistant Two Acupuncturists Two Residents (Total= 7 ND’s)

12 Eastern Regional Medical Center 12 Philadelphia, PA Opened December year Residency Program

13 Eastern Regional Medical Center 13 One Director Eight staff ND’s Three residents Three Acupuncturists (Total= 12 ND’s)

14 Seattle Cancer Treatment & Wellness Center 14 Renton, WA Outpatient program No residency program

15 Seattle Cancer Treatment & Wellness Center 15 Seattle Cancer Treatment & Wellness Center One Medical Director Three Staff NDs (Total: 4 NDs)

16 Western Regional Medical Center 16 Goodyear, Arizona Opened December 2008 No residency program

17 Western Regional Medical Center 17 One Director Seven staff ND’s Interim Chief Information Officer, who is also an ND (Total= 8 NDs)

18 Southeastern Regional Medical Center 18 Newnan, Georgia Opened September 2012 No residency program

19 © 2011 Rising Tide 19 Southeastern Regional Medical Center (SERMC) One Director Seven staff NDs (Total= 8 ND’s) Southeastern Regional Medical Center

20 Naturopathic Medicine at CTCA Consulted by physicians To support and develop effective, oncology treatment plans Every patient seen by a naturopathic provider Leading reason patients select CTCA for their oncology care Electronic health record 20

21 Patient Contacts Naturopathic providers provide consultation to… –All outpatients receiving chemotherapy –Outpatients receiving radiation therapy –Inpatients –Follow up patients after oncology treatment Visits 21

22 Goals of Naturopathic Treatment Speed recovery from surgery Reduce side effects of chemo & radiation Enhance effectiveness chemo & radiation Screen for supplement interactions 22

23 Goals of Naturopathic Treatment Provide natural, evidenced based, anti-neoplastic therapies Immune support Hormonal modulation Detoxification & prevention of recurrence Ongoing, patient-centered, medical care 23

24 Naturopathic Pharmacy Carry the full inventory of our typically, recommended supplements. The majority of supplements are encapsulated Supplements include: vitamins, minerals, herbs, amino acids, and homeopathics. Rigorous CTCA QA/QC process 24

25 Accreditation Joint Commission CNME approved residency program 25

26 Naturopathic Oncology Residency Goals: –Learn evidence-based, integrative medicine in hospital and clinic environment –Work in a team setting, alongside other physician specialists –To develop residents as experts in naturopathic oncology, eligible to sit for ABNO exam –Exposure to end-of-life supportive care –To develop residents’ leadership qualities 26

27 Residency Education Program Residency objectives Case presentations Supervised progression of patient care Clinical Care Conferences, Tumor Boards Rotations with other specialists and other departments Employee Wellness Clinic Opportunities to contribute to… –Research –Publications –Presentations 27

28 Patient-Related Activities Patient Endorsement Meetings Tumor Board Radiation Chart Rounds Clinical Care Conferences Inpatient meetings Comfort Rounds 28

29 Residency Rotations Medical Oncology Surgical Oncology Radiation Oncology Interventional Radiology 29

30 Residency Rotations Diagnostic Imaging Pathology Gastroenterology Pulmonology Internal Medicine 30

31 Exposure to Leading Edge Conventional Treatment Options 31

32 Care Provided By Residents Outpatient Care –CTCA oncology patients –Employee wellness clinic Inpatient Care –CTCA oncology patients –Surgical patients 32

33 Benefits Competitive, salaried position 80 hours paid vacation, annually 6 paid Holidays CME conference attendance in second year 33

34 Benefits Comprehensive healthcare plan including vision and dental Matched 401K Stakeholder bonus program Weekend clinic hours, on-call schedule 34

35 Naturopathic Medicine at CTCA CTCA is the largest employer of naturopathic doctors outside of the naturopathic colleges. Over 50 ND’s are employed by CTCA as of November

36 Additional Questions How much $$ do I make, each year? How do I get chosen? What attributes of residents do you look for? grades? Skills set? Other stuff? Personality? Values? Drive? 36

37 Additional Questions Tips on how to get chosen. When do I apply? Where do I get the application and instructions? How much does it cost me to do that? Deadlines? Where do you conduct your interviews? Will I have to pay for my own travel? 37

38 Important Dates Nov 1, application available Jan application due Feb start of interview period April end of interview period April residency preference lists from sites and applicants due April NPGA residency matching committee convenes April NPGA match day May signed statement of intent must be post- marked by this date Nov 2014 – residency begins 38

39 Cancer Treatment Centers of America ® Residency Opportunities Presented to: NCNM Presented by: Dr. Katherine Anderson Date: Dec 2, 2013


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