001. AANMC tells us in the press release "New Study Shows Vast Majority of Naturopathic Medical Professionals Find Satisfaction, Success with Career Choice"(2016-06-20; 2016 archived):
"the vast majority (74 percent) of naturopathic physicians are satisfied or very satisfied with their career choice, according to the 2016 Graduate Success and Compensation Study, conducted by the Association of Accredited Naturopathic Medical Colleges (AANMC) [...] the study also shows that a strong majority (77 percent) of naturopathic medical professionals overall feel successful in their careers [...] ";
well, this doesn't say much for the legitimacy of naturopathy. Astrologers may be likewise as satisfied.
"naturopathic medicine is a distinct primary health care profession that combines the wisdom of nature with the rigors of modern science [...]";
and here we are, with the irrational: a distinct blend.
"AANMC’s member schools are: Bastyr University [...] National College of Natural Medicine [...] National University of Health Sciences [...] University of Bridgeport College of Naturopathic Medicine [...]";
where, broadly speaking, nonscience is falsely posed as science. So, NDs are quite satisfied with their bogosity: they tell us naturopathy is a blend of science 'and', while the schools pose the contents of naturopathy as categorically 'science', like NUHS above. Contradictory, loony...