What are the research priorities for naturopathic medicine for the next decade? What promise does naturopathic medicine hold for public and community health and cost effective healthcare? What research models will be effective in studying the most central questions for naturopathic medicine? How will the federal government effectively integrate complementary and alternative medicine with conventional and public health services and education? What is the nature of the healing process salugenesis and the naturopathic philosophy which invite scholarly and scientific inquiry in order for the profession to determine what does and does not work clinically and why?