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Well-Being Conferences and Continuing Education

Explore professional development opportunties with a focus on physician health and well-being.

The University of Kansas Medical Center does not endorse services provided by these organizations. This list offers a snapshot of opportunities available for individuals and the university assumes no responsibility for the information provided.

American Conference on Physician Health (ACPH)

Held every other fall, this conference is jointly sponsored by Stanford Medicine, the American Medical Association and Mayo Clinic. The event promotes scientific research and discourse on health system infrastructure and actionable steps organizations can take to improve physician well-being. 

International Conference on Physician Health (ICPH)

Founded by the American Medical Association, Canadian Medical Association and the British Medical Association, the ICPH provides a forum for practitioners and researchers to present innovative methods and support systems, as well as educational programs and recent research findings related to physician health. The conference takes place every other year.

Joy & Wholeness Summit

Created to help address the issue of physician burnout, this annual event offers a unique combination of keynote speakers, specialty learning tracks, networking opportunities, roundtables and live Q&A sessions. The immersive event explores the newest trends in physician and APP burnout prevention and teaches attendees practical skills to implement in their own health system, network or practice. 

Angels of Hippocrates

Providing personal and workplace wellness retreats and CME programming for health professionals, Angels of Hippocrates is a nonprofit providing a variety of programs every summer. Their current programs, Happy Doc Summer Camp and Docs In The Wild, feature a curriculum looking at the causes of burnout and professional and personal coaching. 

Institute for Physician Wellness

Retreats and coaching events hosted throughout the year bring together physicians committed to developing knowledge and skills that support their personal and professional development. 

Oasis Adventures

With domestic and international experiences designed to promote comprehensive wellness, Oasis Adventures offers reflective retreats and CME opportunites throughout the year.


It is imperative that faculty members review the official SOM Annual Assessment of Faculty Members Guidelines as well as the SOM Promotion and Tenure website, which are the definitive resources. For assistance or questions about reviews for this year, or P&T, please contact Faculty Affairs and Faculty Development.

KU Medical Center Well-Being Programs

At KU Medical Center, creating and supporting a valued and respected workforce is an overarching institutional goal. With programs and services including an annual conference and ongoing training and resources, the medical center invites employees and students to explore opportunities to get involved.

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