Mindful Practice in Medicine workshop

February 21 - 24, 2024

Direct from the renowned University of Rochester, the Mindful Practice in Medicine Core Workshop, developed by physicians to help medical practitioners and educators respond to the erosion of joy in their work, provides an experiential and interactive learning environment. The approach is evidence based – as it lessens the effects of burnout and improves well-being, engagement with work and patient-centered compassionate care.

Please join this retreat-like workshop designed to energize your clinical work while helping you find joy and resilience, through honing your self-awareness and deep listening skills that are keys to navigating stressful and demanding situations you face daily.

  • Time: February 21, 2024 6 p.m. to February 24, 2024 2 p.m.
  • Location: Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity
  • For specific details regarding cost and schedule, please visit the event website.
  • Registration deadline is January 21, 2024 at midnight.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this course, learners will be equipped to:

  • Apply self–awareness and self-monitoring during clinical work and teaching.
  • Demonstrate skills in attending to patient’s needs, effective clinical practice and compassionate care.
  • Effectively manage challenges at work and practice ways to attend to your own well-being.

CME Accreditation:
This event is an Accredited Group Learning Activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and approved by the University of Calgary Office of Continuing Medical Education and Professional Development. You may claim a maximum of 21 hours (credits are automatically calculated).

This two-credit-per-hour Group Learning program has been certified by The College of Family Physicians of Canada for up to 42 Mainpro+ credits.

The University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry designates this live activity for a maximum of 19.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Completion of this course would also meet the CPSA Physician Practice Improvement Program (PPIP) under personal-development category.


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