Clinician Mentorship

Dr. Stacey Richards ND

What is the Clinician Mentorship Program?

This unique program is an opportunity for recent graduates and naturopathic medical students to join Dr. Richards in Edmonton, Alberta, for shadowing, case reviews, and business mentorship.
You will learn Dr. Richard’s SMRT Methodology and upon completion may be invited to join the clinic for an internship position.

  • Summer programs are available for naturopathic medical students entering their 4th year of school.
  • Year-long programs are available for recent graduates of an accredited naturopathic medical school.
Clinician Mentorship Program
The Clinician Mentorship is a structured program to improve your clinical skills, business readiness, and most importantly—patient outcomes.
Application Requirement

Application Requirements 

  • 4th year or recent graduate of an accredited naturopathic medical school 
  • Interest in practicing in Alberta
  • Willingness to be hands-on in the clinic, including IV and injection skills 
  • Particular interest in stress and how stress impacts disease
  • Openness to learn new ways of doing things for the best patient outcomes!

What to Expect

This mentorship program is carefully designed to teach you the 3 essential pillars for success in practice. 

Pillar 1: Clinic

Learn the business foundations of running a clinic:

  • Choosing the right work environment 
  • How to handle challenging patients 
  • How to build good clinician patient relationships 
  • How to build a good team 
  • Supplements and dispensary best practice 
  • Self-image when interacting with patients 
Pillar 2: Clinician 

Learn the SMRT Methodology for patient success:

  • Clinician confidence 
  • Systems for successful practice 
  • Patient retention
  • Connecting with patients 
  • Overcoming the fear of selling
  • IV & injection skills
Pillar 3: Completion 

 Decide on your best next step:

  • How to start on your own
  • Option to stay for internship
  • Pros and cons of specializing
  • How to build your practice faster
Apply Now

Hi, I’m Dr. Richards ND.

I’ve spent the last 15 years building Edmonton, Alberta’s most comprehensive clinic for medical and wellness needs. There are so many things about running a clinic and being a successful clinician that I wish I had known when I first started—and look forward to sharing with you. 

The goal of this mentorship program is to prepare you with skills (that you cannot learn in school) that will set you up for success.

Common Questions 

The mentorship program length ranges from 2-12 months long.
This program is built to work with you part-time or full-time.
You will see patients who are looking to feel in control of habits vs feeling tortured. These patients are looking for calm and ease in how they are at work, family interactions and how they feel in their skin. Patients who are ready for transformational care - a system with a treatment plan roadmap with clearly defined outcomes.
Dr. Richards uses a range of therapies to support her patients. She uses all the modalities – nutrition, diet, lifestyle, botanical, acupuncture, IV and injection therapies to name a few.
The cost of the membership will depend on the if you join full-time or part-time or the level of mentorship designed specifically for you.

How to Apply 

To make sure we are a good fit, please complete this simple application process.

Complete an Application 
Complete an Application 

Click the button below to complete a brief online application.

Send a Cover Letter & Resume 
Send a Cover Letter & Resume 

Once your application is approved, you will receive an email to request you send a cover letter and resume.

Book an Interview
Book an Interview

If we believe you might be a good fit for the mentorship, you will receive an invitation to book an interview with Dr. Richards.