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Mindful Practice in Medicine Core Workshop-

Find joy and resilience, and enhance quality of care

October 27-30, 2021

Chapin Mill Retreat Center, Batavia, New York 

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A retreat-like workshop

Please join us for a 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.

Enrollment is limited to 40 participants. No prior experience is required.

Developed by physicians

This 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. Our approach is evidence based–as it lessens the effects of burnout and improves well-being, engagement with work, and patient-centered compassionate care.

Learn how to:

  • find meaning in your work
  • be more resilient
  • effectively manage challenges in clinical work
  • listen more deeply
  • improve communication
  • cultivate compassion and gratitude
  • experience clarity and focus
  • become more self-aware
  • be a part of a larger community

Clarify and focus on your own learning needs

Contemplative practices, dialogues with colleagues and inquiry-oriented group discussions will enhance your ability to focus, connect and communicate with patients and colleagues.

World-wide community

Join physicians, PAs, NPs, and other health professionals from over 20 countries worldwide.

At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able 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 Conference Details

Conference Details

When

Sessions begin Wednesday October 27, 2021 at 5:30 pm and end Saturday October 30, 2021at 2:30pm. It is a fully-immersive experience and participants should plan to be present for the entire workshop. 

Where

Chapin Mill Retreat Center

8603 Seven Springs Road

Batavia, NY, 14020 (between Rochester and Buffalo)

ACCREDITATION

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.

CERTIFICATION 

The University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry designates this live activity for a maximum of 23.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

SOCIAL WORK

University of Rochester Medical Center, Center for Experiential Learning is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0005.

This course has been approved for 23.00 hours.

Mindful Practice in Medicine: Facilitator Training Workshop

December 1-5, 2021

Chapin Mill Retreat Center, Batavia, NY

By application only. Prior attendance at a Mindful Practice® workshop is required.

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Workshop Brochure

For more information please click here and/or contact us at:

mindfulpractice@urmc.rochester.edu

December 1-5, 2021

Chapin

Deepen your skills. Participating in this 5-day, retreat-like workshop will enable you to advance your teaching skills and energize your clinical work through greater attentiveness, self-awareness, teamwork, and self-monitoring in stressful and demanding clinical situations. 

Energize your clinical work and teaching. You will develop greater expertise, self-awareness, deep listening and resilience in your role as clinician and teacher. You will help yourself and your future students find joy, provide compassionate care and navigate stressful and demanding situations that clinicians face daily.

Clarify and focus on your own learning needs. We create a learner-centered environment that helps you define and realize you own learning goals, and we promote a learning community in which you will learn from facilitators and colleagues through in individual, small group and large group sessions. Limited to 24 participants.

A participatory, hands-on program that combines didactic presentations and practical training in conducting experiential exercises using narratives, appreciative interviews, inquiry-oriented discussions, and contemplative practices such as mindfulness meditation. You will receive guidance in teaching and facilitation skills in large- and small-group settings.

Designed by physicians for medical practitioners (physicians, NPs, PAs) and others involved in medical practice and medical education.

Implement Mindful Practice® programs. You will learn how to implement programs in medical education and healthcare institutions.

A world-wide reach. Connect with Mindful Practice facilitators from over 20 countries.

At the conclusion of this workshop, participants should be able to:

  • Articulate principles of and evidence supporting mindful practice programs.
  • Demonstrate skills in introducing, guiding, and embodying individual contemplative practices.
  • Demonstrate skills in introducing and conducting key interpersonal elements of mindful practice programs, including salon, narrative exercises, appreciative interviews, and inquiry.
  • Demonstrate teaching and facilitation skills in large-group and small-group settings.
  • Demonstrate how to anticipate and respond to commonly encountered learner difficulties during mindful practice programs.
  • Describe ways of incorporating mindful practice into healthcare institutions.

*Facilitator Training Workshop Eligibility Requirements:

  • Prior attendance at a Mindful Practice® Workshop of 20 hours or more. This requirement can only be fulfilled by having attended a virtual or residential, 4-day Mindful Practice® workshop (residential options include: Chapin Mill Retreat Center, or similar workshops in Norway, Sweden, Hong Kong or the Netherlands)
  • Active meditation practice
  • Experience teaching health profession students, residents and/or practitioners

ACCREDITATION

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.

CERTIFICATION

The University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry designates this live activity for a maximum of 31.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Mindfulness in Medical Practice (Netherlands), April 20-23, 2022 *Information & Registration available Summer 2021*

 If an in-person workshop is not possible, we will offer the workshop as a live synchronous online event

Course Overview

A retreat-like workshop designed to improve the quality of care that clinicians provide while improving their own resilience and well-being. It offers an experiential learning environment, with a focus on developing the capacity for self-awareness in stressful and demanding situations. Information and registration available Summer 2021.

Designed for medical practitioners (physicians, NP's, PA's) and others involved in medical practice and education. No prior experience is required, however, experience with meditation or other contemplative practices is desirable.

Session themes include flourishing and finding meaning in medicine, noticing and attention, self-awareness and mindful communication, promoting deep listening and compassion, clinician grief and loss, managing conflict, teamwork & leadership, gratitude, attending to self-care, resilience and well-being, and promoting mindfulness in participants' own work settings.

At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:
-  Increase clinician self –awareness and self-monitoring during clinical work and teaching
-  Increase clinicians’ ability to attend to patient’s needs, reduce and respond to errors, practice with greater effectiveness and compassion, and attend to their own well-being
-  Incorporate mindful practice into clinical and educational activities at their home institutions

Conference Details

When

Sessions begin Wednesday, April 20 2022 at 5:30 pm and end Saturday April 23, 2022 at 2:30pm. It is a fully-immersive experience and participants should plan to be present for the entire workshop.

Where

Mennorode Conference Center, Nunspeet, Netherlands

ACCREDITATION

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.

CERTIFICATION 

The University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry designates this live activity for a maximum of 23.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.