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'What inspired me to become a chiropractor'

“When I was an infant suffering from severe asthma, doctors told my parents there was nothing more they could do. They gave me one month to live. My parents took me to a chiropractor. Within a week, the asthma was gone. I now dedicate myself to helping others through chiropractic.”— Donald J. Baune, D.C., Palmer College class of 1979 

Top Five Reasons to Choose Palmer College of Chiropractic

1. We’re the first and the best!

ResearchChiropractic began at Palmer. Palmer is home to the most robust chiropractic education program in the world. Palmer is known worldwide as the trusted leader in chiropractic education. We also lead the world chiropractic research.

Fact: Palmer College is home to the largest chiropractic research program in the world. Our students have access to the latest research studies from the Palmer Center for Chiropractic Research.

2. Hands-on experience

Sprots CouncilPalmer leads the profession by giving our students a wide range of real-world hands-on learning experiences. This approach helps you gain necessary skills and expand your understanding of the chiropractic profession.

Fact: Palmer students are able to gain hands-on experience through a variety of programs, such as:

3. Small classes

Students StudyingYou’ll receive individual attention through your studies, clinic experience and research.

Fact: Palmer’s student-to-faculty ratio is 15-to-1 or lower.

4. Palmer faculty: Chances are they wrote the book, literally

Souza TeachingPalmer recruits the best faculty from around the world. You’ll learn from some of the most accomplished and skilled teachers, researchers and clinicians in chiropractic today. Many of our faculty wrote the chiropractic textbooks used at Palmer and around the world, while others have had their papers published in prestigious professional journals.

Fact: The textbook, Differential Diagnosis and Management for Chiropractor, has been used by every chiropractic college around the globe for nearly two decades. It was written by Dr. Thomas Souza, Palmer faculty member and dean of academic affairs at our San Jose, Calif., Campus.

5. Excellent job outlook

Chiropractors officePalmer is committed to preparing our students to become successful chiropractors. Along with the best chiropractic education in the world, the Palmer Center for Business Development provides you the most comprehensive business-education curriculum offered by any chiropractic college today.

Fact: Employment for chiropractors is expected to rise by 28 percent by 2020 – much more quickly than for other professions, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2012-13.

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