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Learn How to Design and Lead a Physician Well-Being Program

The Stanford Medicine WellMD & WellPhD Center offers a one-week immersion course for approximately 50 participants. Each day is composed of a combination of lectures, activities and interactions designed to help participants cultivate expertise in the principles and applications that contribute to physician well-being, using the Stanford Model for Professional FulfillmentTM framework and extensive experience of the course faculty. 

Target Audience

The course is designed for applicants who are senior well-being healthcare leaders with organization-wide responsibilities, responsible for 250+ physicians, and who have the backing and resources from their administration to initiate/expand a focus on physician health and well-being.

Learning Objectives

The CWOC will support participants to

  • Develop leadership skills to spearhead their organization's physician wellness efforts
  • Create components of a strategic plan that will build and sustain a physician well-being program for their organization
  • Implement principles and applications that contribute to physician well-being including creating an efficient practice environment, cultivating personal resilience, and developing an organizational culture that fosters engagement and professional fulfillment 


Application Process

Prospective participants can apply by submitting a comprehensive application that includes the following:

  • Brief description of your organization and role
  • The two to three largest challenges your organization is facing
  • Description of the current state of physician well-being at your organization
  • Letter of support from a senior leader within your organization (typically the Dean, CEO, COO, or CMO) stating that the organization is committed to driving Physician Well-Being as a strategic priority for the organization.



Course Dates

Chief Wellness Officer Course

Next Course: June 12-17, 2022 (still pending)

Location: Half Moon Bay, CA

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