On-Demand Courses

Taking care of business summit: learn from successful and innovative business leaders
Credits: 10 Category B
Venue: Online
Open to: Students NDs Health-care practitioners
Course type: On-demand

Course description
The OAND and CCNM are partnering to bring you the Taking Care of Business Summit. This 1.5 day summit is business top to bottom, and will teach you how to translate your clinical skills into business, marketing and entrepreneurship. The summit is tailored to students, new grads and veteran practitioners and is a one of a kind event designed to bring naturopathic doctors and other health-care providers to the cutting edge of small business ownership and practice management.
  • NEW hands-on workshops and interactive sessions
  • Learn how to succeed through failure
  • Attract and retain your patients - a different approach
  • Find out what you need in your business plan
  • Contracts, splits and partnerships, oh my!
  • Running a practice from start to finish
  • Learn how to merge integrative medicine and technology
Keynote Presentations
State of the Union on Health-Care
Dr. Elaine Chin, MD, Chief Wellness Officer, Telus
Dr. Elizabeth Stavros, ND
Thinking Outside the Box (Panel Discussion)
Dr. Kate Rheaume-Bleue, ND
Dr. Paul Hrkal, ND
Dr. Alex Keller, ND
Building an Inclusive Health and Wellness Ecosystem
Rebecca McKillican, MBA, CEO, Well.ca
Building a Circle of Care Using Technology
Dr. Elaine Chin, MD, Chief Wellness Officer, Telus
Working your Business
From the Ground Up: Building a Business - Interactive Business Planning Workshope
Ross Aberdein, Regional Manager, Professional Banking GTA, TD Commercial Banking
Clinic Economics: What Clinic Numbers Actually Look Like
Dr. Jordan Robertson, ND
Dr. Sean Robertson, DDS
Diversifying your Portfolio: Supplementary Income Panel Discussion
Dr. Andrea Maxim, ND
Dr. Dominika Zarzeczny, ND
Dr. Paul Hrkal, ND
Dragon’s Den / Lion's Lair
Dr. Meghan Walker, ND
Dr. Olivia Rose, ND
Simone Philogène
How Do I...? Troubleshoot Your Practice Problems
Dr. Jordan Robertson, ND
Dr. Sean Robertson, DDS
From Cradle to Grave
Dale Burand, Business Succession Advisor, TD Wealth Management
Marketing Your Business
Will Your Website Last the Year?
Despina Zanaganas, Creative Director, 108 Ideapsace
How Are You Being Heard? Communicate, Connect and Conquer
Margaret Wallis-Duffy, RMT, Founder of WOW New Media
Social Media for Your Practice
Bo Woloshyn, Bo Knows Marketing
How To Avoid the Demise Of Small Business - 5 Secrets To THRIVE Not Just Survive
James Burgess

Dr. Elaine Chin, MD: Chief Wellness Officer, Telus
Elaine Chin, MD, MBA, is a North American thought leader and recognized expert in personalized medicine which leverages biometric and monitoring technology along with predictive analytics to improve the health and performance of individuals. Dr. Chin is the founder of Innovation Health Group and Executive Health Centre, a premiere personalized medicine practice in Toronto, Canada. She is the Chief Wellness Officer at TELUS Communications. Her primary focus has been to deliver world class wellness programs to Canadians by integrating digital health technology and the science of precision medicine. Dr. Chin also sits on the GTA Community Board at TELUS.
James Burgess
James Burgess is the author of the international bestselling book "CHAOS; How Business Leaders Can Master the Power of Focus" and "'No Problem' Is The Problem; How to Attract and Retain Raving Fans." James is the Founder of FOCUS31, an international management consulting company for businesses from start-up to millions of dollars in revenue. FOCUS31 enables business owners to identify and focus on the right priorities, to think strategically and to improve the quality of their business decisions generating greater financial results through radical FOCUS on, and accountability for, the activities that will truly advance business success.
Rebecca McKillican, CEO, well.ca
Rebecca McKillican joined Well.ca in 2012. Rebecca holds a BA from the Richard Ivey School of Business, a B.Eng in Electrical Engineering from Western University, and an MBA. from Harvard Business School where she was a Baker Scholar. She is a mom to two young children, and is extremely passionate about health and wellness and online shopping. These latter two passions is where her work world collides as CEO of well.ca. Well.ca offers a broad range of carefully curated, peer-reviewed products online. The believing in delivering wellness on a person’s terms and that you should never compromise on the health and wellbeing of your family.