Port Chester New York, August 16, 2021: AllergoSan USA, home of Omni-Biotic probiotic brands, today announced their sponsorship of the Institute for Natural Medicine Residency Consortium (IRC). In partnership with schools of naturopathic medicine and leading naturopathic clinics in the United States, the IRC provides a much needed and sustainable model for a more formal and uniform naturopathic residency experience. The IRC model ensures extensive, post-graduate clinical experience, as well as advanced practical and small business management training.
“We are honored to contribute to the success of this unique program to enhance the education and business acumen of newly graduated students.” commented AllergoSan USA’s Chief Operating Officer, Hannah Kleinfeld. “The INM residency will not only benefit individual naturopathic physicians, but also the profession as a whole.”
The IRC is a successful program that engages with naturopathic primary-care clinics that work together to provide 2-year residencies.
- The program includes quarterly academic seminars for continuing education in topics that are important to primary-care naturopathic practice and business-training skills.
- Beyond clinical training, the residency provides business training to ensure post graduate success because a majority of NDs work in or operate small group practices.
- Clinics involved in the IRC are required to provide three years of financials to ensure that successful, well-run businesses are the training environment of the IRC residents. Each clinic receives a quarterly grant that amounts to roughly half the expense of employing and training the residents. Click here for more information.
The Institute for Natural Medicine (INM) CEO, Michelle Simon, PhD, ND is also enthusiastic about the partnership. “I am thrilled to welcome AllergoSan USA (Omni-Biotic) to the INM Residency Consortium sponsorship family. As a brand committed to the scientific process, evidence based performance, and targeted probiotic formulations, Omni-Biotic is optimally aligned with the profession of naturopathic medicine! Their support comes at a time when the addition of naturopathic practitioners, trained in whole person medicine, has never been more important to primary care. We are so grateful for AllergoSan USA’s recognition of the value and potential of the IRC program.”
ABOUT INM/ The Institute for Natural Medicine is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization, partnered with the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians. Their mission is to transform healthcare in America by increasing both public awareness of naturopathic medicine and access to naturopathic doctors for patients. Institute for Natural Medicine Residency Consortium (IRC) and other professional programs with INM.
ABOUT OMNI-BIOTIC/ Omni-Biotic has been a leading professional probiotic brand in Europe for more than 25 years. In 2019, targeted Omni-Biotic blends were introduced to the American market. Grounded in extensive research and controlled clinical studies, Omni-Biotic is committed to evidence based product development and synergistic formulation. For more on Omni Biotic product, please visit the Microbiome Resource Center and to learn more about AllergoSan, USA and receive samples, click here.