Core Workshop

Our Core Workshop is a 4-day immersive retreat-like experience that will help you to energize your clinical work, find joy and resilience, and address burnout and moral distress. This workshop will help you flourish at work, experience greater well-being, and navigate stressful and demanding situations by honing self-awareness, deep listening skills, and compassion. Session themes addressed include noticing and awareness, managing conflict, flourishing and resilience, responding to errors, working with suffering, health professional grief and loss, and organizational change.

Enrollment is limited to 40 participants. You don’t need any prior experience.

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–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

The 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

Nov 6-9, 2024

November 2024 Core Workshop

Chapin Mill, Batavia, NY USA


UR/URMC Tuition Reimbursement

We are pleased to announce the Mindful Practice® in Medicine Core Workshop is now approved for tuition reimbursement and for 15% MCIC malpractice premium reduction for eligible UR/URMC employees. Find out more by visiting our registration page.

Register now

Spots are filling up for our next Mindful Practice Workshop. Register today to be sure to get your place.