Physician Well-Being Conference

Family Physician Health and Well-Being Conference

Naples Grande Beach Resort in Naples, FL | April 18-21, 2018

Welcome to well-being. Rejuvenate during a three-and-a-half-day onsite experience, while creating an action plan to help reduce risk or actual causes of physician burnout. A component of the AAFP’s Physician Health First initiative, this one-of-a-kind conference is purposefully designed to address the unique challenges family physicians face.

At this conference, you will:

  1. Come together with other family physicians to focus on individual wellness.
  2. Hear experts from across the country engage on the subject of well-being.
  3. See solutions for improved professional satisfaction and better patient care within a broken system.

Schedule subject to change.  

Day 1 - Wednesday, April 18
Day 1 - Wednesday, April 18: 7:00 - 8:00 amOptional Morning Group Activities:
Yoga for Providers, Group Run, and more.
Day 1 - Wednesday, April 18: 8:00 - 9:00 amBreakfast
Day 1 - Wednesday, April 18: 9:00 - 9:30 amWelcome and Opening Keynote: Why are WE Here: The Burnout Impact of Physician Well-being
Day 1 - Wednesday, April 18: 9:30 - 10:00 amA Broken System: The AAFP Response
Day 1 - Wednesday, April 18: 10:00 - 10:30 amCoaching: Creating a Thriving Practice Culture: Starting with Yourself!
Day 1 - Wednesday, April 18: 10:10 - 11:00 amBreak
Day 1 - Wednesday, April 18: 11:00 am - 12:15 pmWorkshop Sessions:
  • Yoga Capsules
  • Primal Play
  • Inbox Management
  • Conversations that Connect
  • Fiscal Well-being & Debt Management for the New Physician
  • Quadruple Aim Blueprint Strategy
Day 1 - Wednesday, April 18: 12:15 - 1:30 pmLunch
Day 1 - Wednesday, April 18: 1:30 - 2:45 pmWorkshop Sessions:
  • Responding to Suffering: Mindfulness & Mindful Communication
  • Primal Play
  • Inbox Management
  • Conversations that Connect
  • Beyond Burnout: Mental Health & Suicide Risk - Intervening for Struggling Colleagues
  • Physician Burnout: An Occupational Health Crisis
Day 1 - Wednesday, April 18: 2:45 - 3:15 pmBreak
Day 1 - Wednesday, April 18: 3:15 - 4:20 pmWorkshop Sessions:
  • Responding to Suffering: Mindfulness & Mindful Communication
  • Family Matters
  • Building a Team Inside the Exam Room for Primary Care
  • EMR Pearls and Documentation Sanity
  • Beyond Burnout: Mental Health & Suicide Risk - Intervening for Struggling Colleagues
  • Physician Burnout: An Occupational Health Crisis
Day 1 - Wednesday, April 18: 4:30 pmAdjourn
Day 1 - Wednesday, April 18: 5:00 pmParticipant Reception
Day 1 - Wednesday, April 18: 7:00 pmOptional Evening Group Activities
Small group discussions – topics TBD
Day 2 - Thursday, April 19
Day 2 - Thursday, April 19: 7:00 - 8:00 amOptional Morning Group Activities:
Yoga for Providers, Group Run, and more.
Day 2 - Thursday, April 19: 8:00 - 9:00 amBreakfast & Roundtable Discussions
Day 2 - Thursday, April 19: 9:00 - 9:45 amOpening Plenary: Reducing the Drivers of Burnout in the Clinical Workplace
Day 2 - Thursday, April 19: 9:45 - 10:15 amCoaching: Enhancing Your Personal Growth
Day 2 - Thursday, April 19: 10:15 - 10:45 amBreak
Day 2 - Thursday, April 19: 10:45 am - 12:00 pmWorkshop Sessions:
  • Yoga for the Type A Mind & Stressed Out Body
  • Cultivating a Servant Heart: Connecting to Your Purpose
  • Building a Team Inside the Exam Room for Primary Care
  • EMR Pearls and Documentation Sanity
  • Kayaking in Rough Waters
  • Finding Your Voice: Advocating for Yourself, Your Patients, & Others
Day 2 - Thursday, April 19: 12:00 - 1:15 pmLunch
Day 2 - Thursday, April 19: 1:15 - 2:30 pmWorkshop Sessions:
  • Yoga for Exercise & Strength
  • The Healer's Stories
  • The Art of Delegation
  • Direct Primary Care
  • Kayaking in Rough Waters
  • Maintaining a Healthy Lifestyle on a Physician's Schedule
Day 2 - Thursday, April 19: 2:30 - 3:00 pmBreak
Day 2 - Thursday, April 19: 3:00 - 4:15 pmWorkshop Sessions:
  • Practical Approach to Walking in Balance
  • The Healer's Stories
  • Change Talk: Implementing Motivational Change in Yourself
  • Direct Primary Care
  • Principle-based Lean Leadership to Prevent Physician Burnout
  • Fiscal Well-being & Debt Management for the Physician Mid-Career & Beyond
Day 2 - Thursday, April 19: 4:15 pmAdjourn
Day 2 - Thursday, April 19: 7:00 pm

Optional Evening Group Activities
Small group discussions – topics TBD

Day 2 - Thursday, April 19:   
Day 3 - Friday, April 20
Day 3 - Friday, April 20: 7:00 - 8:00 amOptional Morning Group Activities:
Yoga for Providers, Group Run, and more.
Day 3 - Friday, April 20: 8:00 - 9:00 amBreakfast
Day 3 - Friday, April 20: 9:00 - 9:45 amOpening Plenary: Medical Improv
Day 3 - Friday, April 20: 9:45 - 10:15 amCoaching: Being a Leader to Help Create a "Well" Team  
Day 3 - Friday, April 20: 10:15 - 10:45 amBreak
Day 3 - Friday, April 20: 10:45 am - 12:00 pmWorkshop Sessions:
  • Become a More Relaxed, Healthier Physician
  • Beyond Resilience: Cultivating Compassion & Gratitude
  • Recapturing the Joy in Medicine
  • Using Strengths to Build Your Team & Improve Satisfaction
  • We All Make Mistakes
  • Reducing the Drivers of Burnout in the Clinical Workplace
Day 3 - Friday, April 20: 12:00 - 1:15 pmLunch
Day 3 - Friday, April 20: 1:15 - 2:30 pmWorkshop Sessions:
  • Become a More Relaxed, Healthier Physician
  • Beyond Resilience: Cultivating Compassion & Gratitude
  • Recapturing the Joy in Medicine
  • Physician Leadership Power Tools
  • Managing Connections for Building Resilient Performance
  • Reducing the Drivers of Burnout in the Clinical Workplace
Day 3 - Friday, April 20: 2:30 - 3:00 pmBreak
Day 3 - Friday, April 20: 3:00 - 4:15 pmWorkshop Sessions:
  • Yoga for Relaxation & Stress Reduction
  • The Contemplative Physician
  • Using Strengths to Build Your Team & Improve Satisfaction
  • Physician Leadership Power Tools
  • Managing Connections for Building Resilient Performance
  • Finding Your Voice: Advocating for Yourself, Your Patients & Others
Day 3 - Friday, April 20: 4:15 pmAdjourn
Day 3 - Friday, April 20: 7:00 pm

Optional Evening Group Activities
Small group discussions – topics TBD

Day 4 - Saturday, April 21
Day 4 - Saturday, April 21: 7:00 - 8:00 amOptional Morning Group Activities:
Yoga for Providers, Group Run, and more.
Day 4 - Saturday, April 21: 8:00 - 9:00 amBreakfast
Day 4 - Saturday, April 21: 9:00 - 10:45 amCoaching: Putting it All Together, and Planning Next Steps
Day 4 - Saturday, April 21: 10:45 - 11:15 amBreak
Day 4 - Saturday, April 21: 11:15 am - 11:45 pmClosing Keynote Speaker: Dan Diamond, First Do No Harm: Why Mindset Matters
Day 4 - Saturday, April 21: 12:30Conference Adjourns

Schedule subject to change.  

The Family Physician Ecosystem

The AAFP has designed this unique conference to address the factors affecting your well-being, by addressing them from the family physician ecosystem’s five points of entry:

 

Physician Ecosystem

The Family Physician Ecosystem

  • Health Care System – Advocating to improve regulation and documentation burdens
  • Organization – Promoting leadership skills for success within organizations
  • Practice – Improving efficiencies for a sustainable practice
  • Individual – Developing well-being habits to address physician fatigue
  • Physician Culture – Addressing the mindset of physician self-sacrifice

Explore the AAFP’s interactive web portal for resources dedicated to improving physician well-being.

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Explore the AAFP’s interactive web portal for resources dedicated to improving physician well-being.

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