Dr. Nick De Groot, ND is the Dean of the Naturopathic Medicine program at the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine (CCNM). As Dean, he is responsible for overseeing the naturopathic medical program and for ensuring that the teaching clinics at CCNM meet the highest standards of clinical education and patient care.
Over the past seven years, he has overseen the development and integration of naturopathic care in a number of locations in Southern Ontario including the Brampton Naturopathic Teaching Clinic which offers naturopathic care within the Brampton Civic Hospital, as well as clinics in McMaster University, Seneca at York and the Queen West Community Health Centre.
His previous roles at CCNM include Dean of Clinical Education, Associate Naturopathic Medical Officer and Assistant Professor of Integrated Clinical Studies. He also did his post-graduate clinical residency at CCNM.
Nick holds a B.Sc. in Molecular Biology and Genetics from the University of Toronto and his Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine from CCNM. He sits on a number of international working groups including the AANMC (Association of Accredited Naturopathic Medical Colleges), the World Naturopathic Federation and the ACIH Global Forum Task Force. He is interested in exploring different ways that naturopathic medicine can better integrate with the health care system and enhance the delivery of primary care in Ontario.