Dr. Jenny Berg shares with us some awesome tips on how to survive (and thrive after) graduation from naturopathic medical school, and what you need to do to start preparing now. She also shares her experience and tips on starting a practice. A 2012 graduate from Bastyr with degrees in both Naturopathic Medicine and Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Dr. Berg runs business workshops in addition to running her practice in the University District of Seattle, WA.

In this podcast learn:

  • The steps to take now to start preparing for graduation
  • How to get money now to help you once you graduate
  • Where to look for a job
  • When you should apply for you license
  • How to speed up the process of getting your license
  • Whether or not you need malpractice insurance
  • Starting a practice
  • Finding the perfect location
  • Leasing and making modifications to the space
  • Finding a business lawyer
  • Having a cash based vs insurance based practice
  • What to do in the first months of your practice when you’re still building your practice and patients aren’t coming in the door
  • Why the flow of a clinic is important and how to figure it out
  • Defining your clinic image
  • Naming your clinic
  • Starting a clinic with another person

For more information on her workshops contact her at jennybergnd at gmail dot com.