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GRIT for Women in Medicine: Growth, Resilience, Inspiration, & Tenacity 2020 - CANCELLED

Napa, CA US
September 10, 2020 to September 12, 2020
This course has been CANCELLED - see additional courses in Special Topics in Health Care


Course Directors: Anjali Bhagra, M.D.Susan M. Moeschler, M.D.

September 10 - 12, 2020 - The Meritage Resort - Napa, California 

This course will empower women and men in medicine with the skills and resources to remove barriers and bias of women in leadership positions specific to the challenges in healthcare. Leaders in business and healthcare will present evidence-based strategies to promote professional development and enhance personal well-being. Nationally, there is large number of female clinicians reporting burnout which has a potential effect on patient experience, compliance and outcomes. This course will address the growing need for improved clinician wellness and development for a gender balanced leadership healthcare team.

Abstract Submissions
Abstract Submission for poster presentations is open. Registration is required for accepted abstracts.

Target Audience

This course is intended for professional women and men in healthcare interested in developing a gender balanced leadership healthcare team: clinicians, administrators, and allied health staff.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Describe how to enhance communication with colleagues and team members to improve team-based care and to better manage conflict.
  • Identify symptoms of burnout in themselves and will be able to describe strategies to manage these symptoms.
  • Formulate action plans to create and support a diverse healthcare team.

Attendance at this Mayo Clinic course does not indicate nor guarantee competence or proficiency in the performance of any procedures which may be discussed or taught in this course.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 20.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 20.00 Attendance
Event starts: 
09/10/2020 - 7:00am
Event ends: 
09/12/2020 - 12:15pm

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Meritage Resort and Spa
875 Bordeaux Way
Napa, CA 94558
United States
+1 (866) 370-6272

Guest rooms have been reserved for attendees at a special course rate. In order to receive the special rate of $325 plus tax, reservations must be made before the room block is filled or before the cut-off date of August 18, 2020, whichever comes first. After August 18, 2020, reservations will be taken based on space and rate availability. 

The resort fee has been discounted to $25 (plus tax) per room, per night. The resort fee includes two daily bottles of water, use of the Hotel's fitness studio, basic internet access, in-room coffee and tea, daily electronic newspaper access via PressReader, unlimited local and toll-free phone calls, Meritage Resort valet ($10/night) and self-parking, and evening shuttle to downtown Napa and shuttle to Eagle Vines and Chardonnay Golf Courses (using Hotel vehicles only).

Please identify yourself as a participant of the Mayo Clinic GRIT course when making your reservation. 
You may also call the Reservation Agent at (855) 998-6861 to make your reservation.

You can make your reservations online


Conveniently located in idyllic Wine Country, The Meritage Resort and Spa, a hotel near downtown Napa, offers easy access to Napa Valley, Sonoma County and several major airports. We’re situated at the southern tip of Napa Valley at the crossroads of Highway 29 and Highway 221, just a few minutes from the celebrated Carneros wine growing region that connects Napa and Sonoma Counties.

San Francisco International Airport: 55 miles
Sacramento International Airport: 60 miles
Metropolitan Oakland International Airport: 48 miles

Royal Coach Limousine is a recommended car service, if desired. For more information and to make reservations, please go to their website directly. 

Travel arrangements are the sole responsibility of the individual registrant.

Course Directors
Anjali Bhagra, M.D. 
Susan M. Moeschler, M.D.

Mayo Faculty
Nusheen Ameenuddin, M.D., M.P.H.
Sophie J. Bakri, M.D.
Roshanak Didehban
Julia A. Files, M.D.
Alice Gallo De Moraes, M.D.
Halena M. Gazelka, M.D.
Karthik Ghosh, M.D.
Priscilla R. Gill
Candace F. Granberg, M.D.
Barbara L. Jordan
Molly B. Kraus, M.D.
Ariela L. Marshall, M.D.
Alyx B. Porter, M.D.
Charanjit S. Rihal, M.D.
Stacey A. Rizza, M.D.
Emily E. Sharpe, M.D.
Natalie H. Strand, M.D.
Abinash Virk, M.D.

Guest Faculty
Rana L. A. Awdish, M.D., FACP, FCCP
Laurie K. Baedke, FACHE, FACMPE
Stacy G. Beal, M.D.
Elizabeth Haglind, M.D.
Reshma Jagsi, M.D., D.Phil.
Jasmine R. Marcelin, M.D., FACP
Ranna Parekh, M.D., M.P.H.
Arghavan Salles, M.D., Ph.D.
Eleanor Trousdale, M.D.

Accreditation Statement
In support of improving patient care, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science 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.

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this live activity for a maximum of 20.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Daily Breakdown:
Thursday: 6.75
Friday: 7.00
Saturday: 6.25

Other Healthcare Professionals
A certificate of attendance will be provided to other healthcare professionals for requesting credits in accordance with state nursing boards, specialty societies, or other professional associations.

For disclosure information regarding Mayo Clinic School of Continuous Professional Development accreditation review committee member(s) and staff, please go here to review disclosures.

Available Credit

  • 20.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 20.00 Attendance

Exhibit Opportunities
We would like to take this opportunity to invite you to participate at GRIT for Women in Medicine, and welcome your support! This course offers the unique opportunity for commercial companies to interact with healthcare providers and highlight their products and services.

3 Easy Steps to Becoming a Supporter of GRIT for Women in Medicine 2020

  1. Read and understand the GRIT Exhibitor Prospectus
  2. Create a profile (Note: if you already have a profile, log in)
  3. Complete the Exhibitor Agreement and submit to Cathy Schilling

For questions phone:  800-323-2688/507-284-2509 or email Mayo Clinic School of Continuous Professional Development.


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