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Physician Wellness + Initiative

Event Summary

The College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) Physician Wellness Retreat aims to provide family physicians an environment in which they can learn and apply principles of physician wellness.

Don’t miss this opportunity to enjoy three nights immersed in the beauty of the Alberta mountains while learning, reconnecting, and engaging with colleagues, old and new.

Event includes:
  • Two-and-a-half days of unparalleled education. Incredible keynotes and engaging wellness sessions.
  • Daily breakfast and breaks plus two gourmet dinners.
  • Evening social events and fireside chats.

Featured Keynotes

Dr. Jillian HortonJillian Horton, M.D

Dr. Horton is an award-winning medical educator, writer (We Are All Perfectly Fine), and mindfulness teacher.

Dr. Catherine Hansen

Catherine Hansen, M.D

Dr. Hansen is a veteran clinician turned dynamic speaker, media favourite, and wellness expert.

Event Program

Learning objectives:

  1. Apply evidence-based strategies to enhance overall well-being by implementing physical, mental, and emotional wellness practices,
  2. Plan and implement effective wellness practices both in clinical settings and personal lives,
  3. Develop strategies to foster a culture of well-being within the workplace, sharing resources or materials with colleagues, and exploring collaborative wellness initiatives that can be implemented as a team.
2024 CFPC Physician Wellness Retreat – Full Preliminary Program

More Information

  • List of subsized daily wellness

    Registrants can enjoy many subsidized daily wellness activities to choose from, including:
    • Nordic spa
    • Mountain meditation
    • Waterfall walk
    • Coal mine hike
    • Mountain biking
    • Scavenger hunt
    • ...and so much more!
  • Travel and Accommodations

    • Flight: The CFPC has secured a discounted fare for Air Canada flights to Calgary for the duration of the retreat. Please consider using promo code P6TUWZX1 at when booking your travel to take advantage.
    • Hotel: The CFPC has secured a block of rooms at the Pomeroy Kananaskis Mountain Lodge at a discounted rate. Take advantage by booking your accommodations using this link: Book Your Group/Corporate Rate | Marriott International. If you require special accommodation for your stay, please call the resort at 1-833-440-1964 to book. We have a limited number of rooms available, so please ensure you book these at your earliest convenience.
      Important Note: the CFPC group rate is now sold out please book online or in the Marriott Bonvoy App or contact the hotel directly at 403-591-7711 to secure their best available rate.
  • Local Amenities

    • Kananaskis Nordic Spa: The Kananaskis Nordic Spa is your refuge from the cadence of the modern world. The surrounding alpine scenery provides a sense of calm while you immerse yourself in treatments. Taking care of your body and mind should be simple and feel great.
    • Things to do in Kananaskis: brings you local and up-to-date knowledge about activities, lodging and services in Kananaskis Country and surrounding communities, including Bragg Creek, Canmore, Banff & Lake Louise.
  • Questions

    [email protected]

    1-800-387-6197, extension 230


Pomeroy Kananaskis Mountain Lodge, Kananaskis, Alberta

Loft living spaceFamily Guest RoomBlacktail barnordic spa tub

This retreat is generously supported by funding from the Canadian Medical Association, MD Financial Management Inc., and Scotiabank. The CFPC is able to offer discounted registration for this retreat due to the generous support of the above sponsors. Visit Physician Wellness+ Initiative to learn more about other CFPC physician wellness initiatives. Canadian Medical Association (CMA), MD Financial Management Inc. (MD) and Scotiabank

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