Brunch and Learn is an opportunity to participate in an interactive presentation. Speakers may be new D.C.s, seasoned D.C.s, or business experts from the community.The time is limited to one class period and is usually offered during the Friday break.

Arrive when you can and leave when you must.

Dr. Nate Hinkeldey - Tuesday, August 19

"My Experience as a DoD/VA Intern"

9:20-10:05 a.m., Davenport, Iowa, Campus, Room CC 405 

Palmer grad Nate Hinkeldey will share his experience at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, M.D. As an intern, he delivered chiropractic care to our nation’s heroes. He also observed procedures with medical residents through different departments at the hospital. Dr. Hinkeldey will take questions in regard to this internship.

Drs. Seth & Carri Anderson,  - Friday, August 29

"Making the Transition from Associate to Owner: Our Story"

9:20-10:05 a.m., Davenport, Iowa, Campus, Room CC 405 

About 1/3 of new grads choose to associate. Most continue in that role for 2-3 years. How will you know when you are ready to start your own practice? 2010 grads Seth & Carri Anderson opened their own clinic a year ago. They will share the steps to follow for a healthy transition from employment to business ownership.

Dr. Chris LoRang - Friday, September 26

"Building the 'Know, Like, and Trust' Factor"

9:20-10:05 a.m., Davenport, Iowa, Campus, Room CC 405 

What does it take to build your business to award-winning status in only one year? Chris LoRang, D.C., a 2013 Palmer grad, will speak on the strategy that earned him Business of the Year by the Des Moines Downtown Chamber of Commerce. Patients are drawn to a doctor that they know, like, and trust. Come see how social media and community involvement can help you earn a prospective patient’s confidence.

Dr. Mary Frost - Tuesday, September 30

"Business Basics Blitz"

9:20-10:05 a.m., Davenport, Iowa, Campus, Room CC 405 

When will I learn about marketing a clinic, choosing a location, and writing a business plan? This informal session will discuss what will be offered in the business curriculum in 7th, 8th, 9th and 10th trimesters.  Find out what you can do now to help you succeed in business after graduation.  Topics discussed will be starting a practice, buying a practice, and working as an associate. There will be a drawing for a portable adjusting table.

Please Note: Palmer College of Chiropractic does not endorse or recommend any of the products, services or tactics presented at our Vendor Showcase, Brunch and Learn or Business Module events.  As with all practice purchases and marketing strategies, we suggest conducting thorough research before determining whether something is right for you and your practice.