Joy of Medicine Annual Summit

 Event Date

September 23, 2017

Early Bird Discount Deadline

Friday, September 22, 2017

Registration Deadline

Friday, September 22, 2017

Reclaim Your Joy of Medicine
Annual Summit
Join other physicians in the region for fellowship and hands-on educational sessions to help you build resilience and bring joy back to your practice of medicine.
Robert Emmons, PhD, “Gratitude Works! Why Gratefulness is Indispensable for Patient and Provider Wellness” Dr. Emmons is the world’s leading scientific expert on gratitude. He is a professor of psychology at the University of California, Davis, and the founding editor-in-chief of The Journal of Positive Psychology. Dr. Emmons’ session will focus on how gratitude heals, energizes, and transforms lives. He is the author of several books including, Thanks! How the New Science of Gratitude Can Make You Happier.
Rajiv Misquitta, MD, “Practicing Mindful Medicine” Dr. Misquitta is an internal medicine physician with The Permanente Medical Group and President-Elect of SSVMS. After suffering a heart attack at age 40, Dr. Misquitta dedicated himself to transforming his life and the lives of his colleagues and patients. At his session, you will be introduced to mindfulness techniques, the science and research behind mindfulness, and why this is important to physicians.
Melissa Marshall, MD, “The Healers Arts” Dr. Marshall is the Chief Medical Officer for CommuniCare Health Centers. Her presentation seeks to answer several questions of physicians such as: “What do we give up in order to become healers; What parts of ourselves do we have to disconnect in order to do this work? And, how do we see in new ways and connect to our calling and the meaning of our service?”
Other Presentations Include: Decluttering, Biofeedback and
the Wheel of Life Exercise

Free for Physicians, Residents & Medical Students

Breakfast & Lunch Provided, CME Credits Available
Limited Spots: Reservations Required by September 8th RSVP at
Click here to view the summit invitation.

Registration Fees

Price Description Amount
Free Event; CME Credits $0.00

Available Functions


Speaker Organization Sessions


Location Information

Arden Hills Country Club
1220 Arden Hills Lane
Sacramento, CA 95864

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