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Mindfulness in Medicine — Foundations for Physicians and Their Partners — CANCELLED

April 17, 2020 @ 8:30 am - April 20, 2020 @ 12:30 pm

Photo of tide pools and beach on Western Vancouver Island.

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Foundations of Theory and Practice

Learn mindfulness skills for yourself and your patients, just steps from the stunning wild beaches of Vancouver Island’s West Coast….

Join us in beautiful Tofino, BC for this Foundations workshop which explores the theory and practice of mindfulness and meditation for physicians and for their partners. We will explore the unique challenges of medicine and learn tools of stress management, communication and self care to bring into our personal and professional lives.



1)To understand the definition of mindfulness and how its formal and informal practice can reduce suffering in ourselves, in our relationships, and in our patients.

2) To understand the current clinical and neuroscientific evidence of mindfulness in relation to anxiety disorders, depression, chronic pain and other common clinical conditions

3) To explore the epidemic of stress, particularly in relation to the unique challenges and opportunities of being a physician

4) To learn and practice the application of mindfulness and resilience skills such as the body scan, three minute breathing space, walking meditation and mindfulness meditation on the breath for use in personal and clinical practice

About the Workshop

This four day workshop will take place at Long Beach Lodge Resort on the incomparable Cox Bay beach. Workshop half days will take place from 8am-12pm in order to leave plenty of time to explore the area! On site surf lessons and gear rentals; wildlife watching tours and hiking trails are just some of the recreation opportunities that await you!


16 Mainpro plus group learning credits




Non-physician partners $785

Medical Students/Residents $695

This workshop has a 30 person limit. To register please select your ticket below and fill in the short questionnaire. Once registered please book your accommodation. A block of discounted rooms is available at Long Beach Lodge Resort. Please mention the workshop when booking to receive our earlybird and discounted rate. Early bird rate is available until January 17th, 2020 so book today!


*Refund Policy: You will receive a refund of your tuition, minus a $200.00 processing fee, up to 30 days prior to the start of a workshop.


April 17, 2020 @ 8:30 am
April 20, 2020 @ 12:30 pm
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Long Beach Lodge Resort
1441 Pacific Rim Highway
Tofino, British Columbia V0R 2Z0 Canada
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