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 club hour: Tuesday or Friday at Davenport campus; Monday or Friday at Florida campus.

Arrive when you can and leave when you must.


Making a Good Match for an Associateship

Tuesday, April 18

9:20-10:10 a.m., Davenport campus, Business Center Classroom

Mark Houk, D.C. will share his experience as a mentor and colleague of many associates. Dr Houk runs a multidisciplinary clinic with two locations. There are several associates in his practice that have been with him for over 10 years. Dr. Houk is a 1980 graduate of Palmer. His practice is in Spokane, Washington. Presentation will be live via Skype.

Practicing in Canada

Tuesday, April 25

9:20-10:10 a.m., Davenport campus, Business Center Classroom

Build your dream practice in Canada. Dr. Shane Kraft from Optimum Wellness Centres wants to help practitioners with no or little business knowledge operate a successful practice by understanding three core principles. 1. Knowing how to focus your business strategy. 2. Creating systems for success. 3. Leveraging the power of 3. You will not only get the passion he shares for building a vision for chiropractic across Canada, you will gain valuable insight to build your dream practice day one.

Associate vs Buying, Starting New vs Renting

Tuesday, May 23

9:20-10:10 a.m., Davenport campus, Business Center Classroom

Dr. Tim Cartwright practiced chiropractic in Michigan for 38 years. More recently, he has been involved in the valuation and sale of practices. Over the years, many doctors have asked him to find an associate for their practice. Dr. Cartwright will be here to talk about all of these things. He is in touch with doctors who have openings for an associate. He knows of practices and properties for sale. Bring your questions. Q & A will be a large part of this event. If you are planning to practice in Michigan or Ohio, you need to hear this talk.

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.


How Working With Athletes Helps Improve The Value Of Your Cash Practice

Date: Thursday, May 18, two sessions

12:15-1:00 p.m. and 1:15-2:00 p.m.

West campus
Room 117 (12:15 p.m.) and Room 115 (1:15 p.m.)

Dr. Nick Athens presents how he began treating professional athletes like Joe Montana and Jerry Rice. These athletes publicly promoted chiropractic and helped the profession. Dr. Athens will tell his story of how this helped his practice which is sought after by professional athletes. This among other things added value to his practice so that he could maximize patient volume and treatment efficiency.  

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.


Dispelling Fear: How to talk about the safety of Chiropractic Care 

Monday, April 24

  • 9:30 a.m., Room 2125 
  • Refreshments Provided, No RSVP Required
  • Speaker: Dr. Marc Lucente and Dr. Sean Norkus

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.

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