The Coalition for Physician Well-Being’s 2020 National Annual conference will feature leading voices on well-being and burnout. The focus is on strategies and breakthrough approaches to enhance well-being and promote a healthier culture for individuals through their healthcare organizations.

We are now accepting speaker proposals for a limited number of general session presentations, breakouts and roundtables that provide original programs with reportable results, review of programs and cutting-edge solutions to further enhance physician well-being.

The deadline for submitting proposals is January 15, 2020. 


Proposals are reviewed by the Coalition for Physician Well-Being Program Planning Committee. During the proposal review process, the committee will assess potential speakers. Proposals are evaluated based on the following criteria:

  • Proposal addresses one of the following content areas:
    • Business and Quality:
      • EMR
      • Work Re-design
      • Turnover
      • Engagement
    • Culture:
      • Code of Conduct
      • Communication
      • Medical Ethics
      • Culture Transformation
    • Resilience:
      • Accountability
      • Coaching
      • Relationships
      • Spirituality
    • Learning:
      • Leadership
      • Teamwork
      • Whole-Person Care
  • The subject presents new and creative ideas that are on the cutting-edge of the topic
  • Abstract and title of the session demonstrate the intent concisely
  • Learning objectives are well-defined
  • Speaker is knowledgeable, engaging, experienced and respected on the topic submitted
  • Proposal demonstrates a thought-leadership perspective
  • Overall quality of the submitted proposal

To submit presentation proposal information, please apply at:  SPEAKER APPLICATION  

  • The program committee will inform speakers of acceptance by February 15, 2020. Speakers will need to confirm their acceptance to participate as a speaker by April 1, 2020.
  • Accepted speakers will receive a discounted registration rate of $500. Please note that we do not pay honoraria and speakers are expected to cover their own travel and lodging expenses.
  • Accepting the invitation to present confirms the commitment to attend the conference and present. Presenters are responsible for registering for the conference and making all necessary travel arrangements to attend.