The American Association of Naturopathic Physicians
, in Washington, DC, is the national organization of the profession. The Colorado Association of Naturopathic Doctors
is the state organization of the profession. Doctors of Naturopathic Medicine (NDs) are the highest trained practitioners in the broadest scope of naturopathic medical modalities. The Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine degree is a four-year, post-graduate program to train holistic general care doctors and prepare them to sit for examination in states and provinces that regulate NDs.