Beyond Burnout and Resilience

Beyond Burnout & Resilience

Enduring Solutions for Transformation
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About this Workshop

A Solutions-based Approach to Enduring Personal, Professional and Organizational Transformation.

Our 2-½ day physician-led workshop will help physicians in all phases of their careers to find balance, wellbeing, and synergy by increasing their self-awareness, professional awareness, and clarity surrounding the complexity of the organizations in which they work and health care in general. You can also earn 14.5 CME and be MOC eligible by completing the course.

Sponsored By:
American Medical Association
American Hospital Association
The Arnold P. Gold Foundation

Workshop Goals

2-1/2 Day Physician-Led Workshop will ...
  • Leave you energized and focused on a personal and professional development plan.
  • Provide pre- and post-workshop activities to maximize your self-discovery and amplify your onsite learning and growth.
  • Guide you on a thorough, intensive program led by physicians at the pinnacle of wellness research.
  • Instill techniques to navigate our increasingly complex health care system.
  • Infuse a lasting sense of community with peers who provide support, mentorship, and guidance.
  • Strong emphasis on personal reflection opportunities that will be provided on a daily basis using engaging formats.

Educational Objectives

Upon completion of the workshop, you will …
  • Gain 14.5 CME for your participation in the workshop
  • Demonstrate an increased awareness of how various stressors impact personal and professional performance that can then impact patient care outcomes.
  • Achieve practical and sustainable approaches to gaining improved balance and perspective in your personal life.
  • Achieve practical and sustainable approaches to implement improved professional initiatives that positively impact patient care.
  • Demonstrate insights toward implementing improved techniques for navigating and helping change the complex healthcare organizations in which you work.

November 3-5, 2017

Westin Kierland Hotel

Scottsdale, AZ

Learn from the Recognized Experts

The following physicians are widely recognized for their contributions and thought leadership in the realm of physician wellness including resilience, burnout and how to mitigate the impact on the health care community. We encourage you to review their profiles and connect with them online.

Jay D. Bhatt
Jay D. Bhatt, DO, MPH, MA, FACP

Dr. Jay Bhatt serves as Chief Medical Officer of the American Hospital Association and President of HRET. Most recently, he was the first Chief Health Officer at the Illinois Health & Hospital Association. In this role, he led large improvement projects including the Hospital Engagement Network (HEN) which is aimed at reducing readmissions and hospital acquired conditions. He has launched several improvement collaboratives, managed the Medical Executive Forum, led the Midwest Alliance for Patient Safety, launched a physician leadership academy and designed and advanced a statewide high reliability initiative. 

Dan Diamond, MD

Well known for creating an exciting learning experience, Dr. Diamond engages the mind of the learner leaving participants with practical concepts they will never forget. As an experienced family physician and an award-winning educator, Dr. Diamond delivers practical information on transformation with creativity and skill. In 2014, Dr. Diamond received the Presidents Volunteer Service Award from President Obama and he also received the Quality of Care Lifetime Achievement Award, Healthcare Heroes. He recently authored a called Beyond Resilience: Trench-Tested Tools to Thrive Under Pressure.

Daniel Friedland
Daniel Friedland, MD

As Founder & CEO of SuperSmartHealth and the Chair of the largest integrative health organization in the country, Daniel helps people harness and leverage stress to become a motivating energy source so that they can resolve conflicts, collaborate, accomplish more, continually innovate, and find greater success and significance at work and at home. He is the author of the first medical textbook published in the United States on Evidence Based Medicine – now the standard of care for all healthcare practitioners. He recently published, Leading Well From Within, Conscious Leadership and Transforming Burnout into Resilience an evidence-based book with a foundation in neuroscience and mindfulness practice.

Dr Don Kennedy
Don Kennedy, DO, MBA, PhD, CPE

D. E. Kennedy at the age of eight discovered surfing and grew up working and surfing the east coast and California. He has 30 years of practice experience in family and geriatric medicine. At the age of fifty-two, Dr. Kennedy returned for his master’s degree in business and completed his PhD in Leadership in 2015. He was founder and CEO of three family medicine practices, set-up and managed urgent care centers. Dr. Don Kennedy writes to improve lives and is the only physician in the country practicing Motivational Medicine. His latest book, The Surfer’s Journey, is a research-based fable using Don’s love for Mother Ocean to motivate and develop socially conscious leaders he calls transformational heroes.

Dr. Chip Souba
Wiley W. Souba, MD, MBA, ScD

Dr. Souba has regularly been ranked as one of The Best Doctors in America by his peers and has been widely recognized for his clinical expertise. His work was funded by the National Institute of Health for 20 years and he has published more than 500 peer-reviewed articles, abstracts and book chapters. The editor of two books and author of another, he is recognized for his innovative approaches to developing leaders and leadership. He lectures regularly, conducts workshops and has published extensively on diverse topics such as health care and leadership challenges, personal and organizational transformation, leading oneself, barriers to effective leadership, and the language of leadership.

About the Hotel

At the Westin Kierland Resort & Spa, we celebrate the rich legacy of Arizona. Our hallways, public spaces, and grounds pay tribute to the people and landscape that have shaped the state’s cultural heritage. As you explore the Resort, you will see descriptive plaques written by the state’s official historian Marshall Trimble that share the details of Arizona’s rich history and those who had an important role in shaping it. Discovery Hall, Expedition Hall and Visionaries Hall are named as such to honor those who created the Essence of Arizona, from river explorers such as John Wesley Powell to Native American tribal chiefs and heads of state.


Workshop Activities

During this transformational workshop you will ...
  • Enjoy breakfast and lunch, served daily
  • Experience a variety of insightful breakout sessions
  • Group table-top discussions
  • Facilitated networking reception
  • Offroad and off-site activities in the Arizona desert
  • Closing panel discussion
  • (Optional) One-on-one career sessions with staff (pre-registration required with limited availability)

More about the Kierland Hotel

  • For detailed information about the resort, please visit the hotel's website, here.
  • Onsite attractions include: Adventure Water Park, which offers a 900-foot lazy river ride and a 110-foot waterslide; The Arizona Spa, the Aguamiel pool features lap lanes for fitness swimming, a hot tub and private cabanas; the popular Kierland FlowRider is a boardsport simulator and many other active attractions
  • View Resort Grounds (PDF)

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For more information, call
(800) 562-8088


As a participant, you will be invited to engage in a short series of pre-work activities designed to promote your self-awareness of your current mindset to your personal and professional wellness prior to the workshop.

Activities will include:

  • Initial development of personal/professional statements
  • Engagement in psychometric assessments and reporting of aggregate findings
  • Introduction of self-reflection activities


For a full-list of program activities as well as the information you've read to this point, please download the following PDF:

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Following the live event, you will be invited to engage in a variety follow-up exercises and community building sessions, including:

  • Digital, peer-to-peer networking community
  • Coaching and mentorship from our expert staff
  • Exclusive and participatory webinars for event attendees
  • Lots of other high-quality educational content exclusive to Career Services members

Most importantly, we recognize that the continuation of our work with you as a course participant is absolutely essential to the future success and longevity of the lessons learned from your time with us in Scottsdale. Career Services will make every effort to bring the lessons full-circle for you, ensuring your lifelong opportunity to become or develop further as a physician leader.

CME Statement

The American Association for Physician Leadership is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The American Association for Physician Leadership® designates this live activity for a maximum of 14.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

MOC Statement

Through the American Board of Medical Specialties (“ABMS”) MOC Initiative to create a wide array of Maintenance of Certification (“MOC”) Activities through the ABMS MOC DirectoryBeyond Burnout and Resilience: Enduring Solutions for Transformation has met the MOC requirements as a  MOC Part II CME Activity (apply toward general CME requirement) by the following ABMS Member Boards: 

MOC Part II CME Activity

  • Anesthesiology Allergy and Immunology
  • Family Medicine
  • Ophthalmology
  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Preventive Medicine
  • Psychiatry and Neurology
  • Radiology
  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Urology

Join us in Arizona this Fall!

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