Dr. Karrin Fairman-Young

Dr. Karrin Fairman-Young ND

Associate Dean of Clinical Studies and Chief Medical Officer

Dr. Karrin Fairman-Young (Dr. KFY) is the Chief Medical Officer (CMO) and Associate Dean of Clinical Studies (ADCS) for The Boucher Institute of Naturopathic Medicine (BINM) and its teaching clinics. She is a graduate of The Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine (2004) and has been working in the teaching clinic at BINM since 2008. Her previous background in Kinesiology and Sports Massage adds a strong physical medicine component to patient care. Dr. KFY supervises third and fourth-year clinicians offering her insight to patient care and empowering patients to reach their health potential.  As the ADCS, Dr. KFY oversees the clinical education program assuring the standards for intern competency, the delivery of quality patient care, and achieving and maintaining accreditation standards. In her role as CMO, her focus is on clinic efficacy, she works to align clinical faculty goals with those of the BINM clinics and ensures compliance with all quality, legal, and regulatory requirements for the health and safety of the patients, faculty and staff of BINM.  Dr. Fairman-Young has additional certifications in acupuncture, IV therapy, and prescribing rights in B.C. She is licensed with the CNPBC and a member of the BCNA, CAND and AANP.