Thank you for your interest in this program!

Both the workshop and waiting list for the May 2014 program are currently full.

There will be a similar workshop offered on April 27-May 1, 2015

 Registration for the April 2015 program will be available in the Fall of 2014

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The Center for Experiential Learning:

Mindful Practice: Enhancing Quality of Care, Quality of Caring and Resilience


A 4-day workshop designed to improve the quality of care that clinicians provide while improving their own resilience and well-being. This retreat-like workshop offers an experiential learning environment, with a focus on developing the capacity for mindful practice - attentiveness, situational awareness, self awareness, teamwork and self monitoring in stressful and demanding situations.

Designed for medical practitioners (physicians, NPs, PAs) and others involved in medical practice and education. There will be didactic presentations and experiential exercises using narratives, appreciative inquiry and contemplative practices including mindfulness meditation. Session themes include teamwork, difficult conversations with patients/families, uncertainty in medicine, medical education, grief and loss, resilience and compassion.

This workshop will offer participants the opportunity to have some hands-on experience in teaching and facilitation. There will be attention to promoting mindful practice activities at participants' home institutions. Prior attendance at a Mindful Practice® workshop or experience with contemplative practice desirable but not required.


  • When

  • Wednesday, May 7, 2014 - Saturday, May 10, 2014

  • Where

  • Chapin Mill Retreat Center
    8603 Seven Springs Road
    Batavia, NY 14020

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