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A retreat for women in male-dominated fields of medicine & surgery

Thrive in the boys' club!

Ready for a retreat with a purpose? It's happening OCTOBER 24TH- 28TH in Palm Springs, California.

Kill the isolation brought by Covid-19, as you relax & mastermind with like-minded women. 

CME activities will address wellness topics for women in procedurally-oriented and male-dominated fields, from ergonomics & radiation protection to tackling the gender gap.

Contact to reserve your place at this well-deserved retreat. 

we'll stay at the marley,
a stylish, 9 room boutique hotel near downtown palm springs

catering is going to be by f10 creative, owner of the top local restaurants

retreat benefits:

-the time and space to relax with like-minded individuals
-talk about things you can't necessarily discuss with your partners, your family
-feel calm and fulfilled
-forge personal connections in a beautiful setting
-be inspired by other women like you
-gain confidence to go after what you desire in your career and life

Retreat includes:

Six (6) AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)
fresh meals
the company & wisdom of fellow physicians
poolside massage
yoga/ meditation
excursion to joshua tree

room options:
king room, sleeping solo $3000
King bed in a shared room $2200-2500
deluxe daybed in a shared room $2000

for questions or to reserve email

Target Audience: This educational program is intended for physicians in the surgically-oriented and traditionally male-dominated fields of medicine

CME information

· Discuss unique challenges faced by women in male-dominated workplaces and mastermind solutions together.

· Identify common misconceptions about women’s use of fluoroscopy.

· Provide tools and tricks to maximize radiation protection for the whole team.

· Recognize the ergonomic challenges and the emotional fatigue faced by healthcare workers.

· Prioritize to promote the health and mental well-being of physicians as models for the community

· Discuss the bystander effect and learn to field biased behavior in the workplace.

· Recognize internal biases and formulate solutions to tackle bias in the workplace

In support of improving patient care, Rush University Medical Center is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

This activity is being presented without bias and without commercial support.

Credit Designation Statement 
For Medicine: 
Rush University Medical Center designates this live activity for a maximum of six (6) AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosure Policy:

As a provider of continuing education, Rush University Medical Center asks everyone who has the ability to control or influence the content of an educational activity to disclose information about all of their financial relationships with ineligible companies within the prior 24 months. There is no minimum financial threshold; individuals must disclose all financial relationships, regardless of the amount, with ineligible companies. Individuals must disclose regardless of their view of the relevance of the relationship to the education. Mechanisms are in place to identify and resolve any potential conflict of interest prior to the start of the activity.

an inspiring CME agenda

1. Recognition/ traction gaps and job satisfaction, productivity, workplace retention, & burnout. 
10/25/21 at 12:30-2:30 pm PST

2. Radiation safety: What do female proceduralists and surgeons need to know to protect themselves?
10/27/21 at 12:00-2:00 PST

3. Ergonomics and self-care in the workplace: How can women who operate proactively protect against workplace injury and thrive?
10/27/21 at 8:00 am- 9:00 am

4. Implicit bias: cultural and internalized misogyny. How to deal with and/ or educate our coworkers about implicit bias in the workplace.
10/28/21 8:00 am- 9:00 am