The Coalition for Physician Well-Being’s 2021 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. Research on new programs and processes to support organizations during a pandemic (ie: COVID-19) and their impact will be of great interest as we continue to identify best practices. 

The deadline for submitting proposals is January 29, 2021. 


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 26, 2021. Speakers will need to confirm their acceptance to participate as a speaker by April 2, 2021.
  • 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.