Core Workshops

Retreat-like workshops 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.

About Our Core Workshops



23 hours

Learn How To


Find meaning in your work


Effectively manage challenges in clinical work


Improve communication


Experience clarity and focus


Be part of a larger community


Be more resilient


Listen more deeply


Cultivate compassion and gratitude


Become more self-aware

Focus On Your 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, you will 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

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.


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.


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.

Upcoming Workshops

Oct 12-15, 2022

October 2022 Core Workshop

Chapin Mill Retreat Center
5357 Grist Mill Rd
Batavia, NY 14020

May 10-13, 2023

May 2023 Core Workshop

Chapin Mill Retreat Center
5357 Grist Mill Rd
Batavia, NY 14020

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