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Join us for the 28th Annual Balance Conference for Women Physicians

August 2-5, 2018

Mountain Thunder Lodge
Breckenridge, Colorado

The Balance Conference offers a range of educational sessions for women physicians. In addition, we will learn how to take care of ourselves while maintaining the wide-range of roles we play as women physicians, teachers, mothers, and daughters.  Join us for our annual conference in Breckenridge Colorado to learn, relax, and immerse yourself in a group of supportive women physicians who have been where you are.

Practice Pearls topics will include updates and information from various specialties.

This year we are trying a new set-up for the conference. We will be holding our meeting in one of the large three bedroom condos at Mountain Thunder. The group will have the choice to make food or order in. This will decrease the cost of the conference and keep a meaningful educational environment for the attendees. Discounted rooms at Mountain Thunder are on a first come first serve basis so reserve soon!

The power of women in medicine is undeniable! Plan to join us in August for education, friendship, and renewal.

Enjoy plenty of free time to rest, relax, or rejuvenate.

Free morning yoga and opportunities to schedule a massage.

The Balance Conference has attracted women physicians from throughout the country since the first conference in 1991.  A highly interactive multi-disciplinary program for a totally physician audience, participants represent a wide variety of primary care and subspecialty practice settings, ranging from solo to hospital and managed care plans to academia. The CME program includes sessions that focus on personal skills and professional growth as well as clinical topics relevant to various patient populations.

This conference is distinguished from other meetings by incorporating health habits --”walking the walk”.  Each year there is a choice of optional sessions that might include meditation, Tai Chi, water aerobics and other movement activities, as well as opportunities to hike and bike the mountains, or walk the trails.  Children and families enjoy day camp and mountain experiences.

Conference Benefits
We openly discuss ideas and challenges in a safe environment at the conference.  We can explore and support turning points in our lives and practices.  Opportunities continue throughout the year for positive networking about clinical issues, lessons learned, and personal support on the Balance website.  For members, the added benefit of a mentor program allows one-on-one communication.


Registration Fee - $425

Sustaining Member Registration Fee - $325

Resident Registration Fee - $195

For further information about this conference, please contact Terry Cook at balance4wp@gmail.com





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