Mindful Practice Workshop


  • Chapin Mill Retreat Center Batavia, NY

Mindful Practice:
Enhancing Quality of Care, Quality of Caring, and Resilience
May 3-6, 2017

A 4-day retreat-like workshop designed to improve the quality of care that clinicians provide while improving their own resilience and well-being. It offers an experiential learning environment, with a focus on developing the capacity for self-awareness in stressful and demanding situations. Designed for medical practitioners (physicians, NPs, PAs) and others involved in medical practice and education. 

No prior experience is required; however, experience with meditation or other contemplative practices is desirable. Session themes include communication with patients/families, responding to suffering, difficult decisions, errors, professionalism, medical education, compassion, self-care, resilience, and burnout.

Course Directors: Ronald Epstein, M.D. and Mick Krasner, M.D.

Information & Registration: Workshops begin Wednesday 6 p.m. and end Saturday 2:30 p.m. Lodging and meals are at the Retreat Center.

Accreditation: 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.

Course Description and Registration