Women in Healthcare: The Pursuit of Wellness

This activity has been approved for 21.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.


April 20-22, 2022

October 26-28, 2022

April 19- 21, 2023

Dec 6-8, 2023

Time: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Location: Virtual Course via Zoom

Course Participants' Testimonials

Target Audience: All women in healthcare: physicians, scientists, nurses, dentists, etc.

Program Overview: A 3 day interactive, CME approved retreat that focuses on individualized wellness for practitioners. Individualized assessments and reports are provided. Learn while participating in highly engaging activities, whole and small group learning sessions, and giving/receiving real-time feedback centered around personal and professional growth and well-being. Learn skills and techniques to promote wellness, joy, and purpose. The AMA states that healthcare workers can suffer from burnout; however, there are “targeted solutions to support…wellness, including personalized learning on best practices to prevent…burnout, rediscover joy in medicine, [and] creating a culture of team-based care and improving practice efficiency.”

Activities: Participants will engage in various teaching strategies including group discussions, case-based discussions, role plays, Q&A, and practice to develop knowledge and skills.

Program Goals:

  1. To empower women to reflect, self-assess, and dive deep into priorities, values, and meaning related to wellness.
  2. To reflect on risk factors and strategies to prevent, reduce, or manage stress, burnout, and impairment.
  3. To enhance resilience, focus on self-care, practice MBSR, and build emotional intelligence.
  4. To empower women to communicate more effectively through negotiating, assertiveness, and conflict management at home and work.


Charlene M. Dewey, MD, MEd, MACP
Professor of Medicine/Medical Education and Administration
Assistant Dean for Educator Development
Director, Center for Professional Health
Chair, Faculty Wellness Committee

Kristine Tatosyan-Jones, MD, MBA
Board Certified Family Medicine Physician, Department of Medicine, Division of Internal Medicine
Faculty Member, Center for Professional Health

Registration required!

Early Bird Price: $800 (on or before September 9th, 2022)

General Pricing: $900 (on or after September 10th, 2022)

3-day Program Content:

  • Conceptual Frameworks
  • Meaning, Purpose, and Value
  • The PHWS
  • Four Strategies of Resilience
  • Self-awareness
  • Individualized Assessment Reports
  • Assertiveness
  • Communication
  • Conflict Management
  • Goal setting
  • Goal keeping
  • Evaluations & Summary