Building Resilience and Self-Preservation in Healthcare

Date & Location
Saturday, March 11, 2017 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM   Rockefeller Research Laboratories 430 E 67th St, New York, NY

Anesthesiology, Behavioral Sciences, Bone Marrow Transplant, Breast Medical Oncology, Breast Surgery, Colon & Rectal Surgery , Critical Care Medicine, Emergency Medicine , Family Medicine, Gastrointestinal Oncology, General Surgery, Genitourinary Oncology, Geriatric Medicine, Gynecologic Oncology, Head and Neck Oncology, Hematology, Hematology & Oncology, Hepatology, Hospital Medicine, Immigrant Health & Cancer Disparities, Industry, Infectious Disease, Integrative Medicine, Internal Medicine , Medical Oncology, Nephrology, Neurology, Neuroradiology, Nuclear Medicine, Nurse Anesthetists, Nursing, Ophthalmic Surgery, Ophthalmology, Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Pain Medicine, Palliative Medicine, Pediatric Surgery, Pediatrics, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Physicians Assistant, Plastic and Maxillofacial Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Psychiatry, Psychology, Pulmonary Medicine, Radiation Oncology, Radiology-Diagnostic, Radiology-Interventional, Research Fellow, Rheumatology, Social Work, Solid Tumor Oncology, Spine Surgery, Surgical Oncology, Surgical Pathology, Technologist, Thoracic Medical Oncology, Thoracic Surgery, Urology, Vascular Surgery


An interdisciplinary course with the objective of learning about Building Resilience and Self-Preservation for professional caregivers of patients with life-threatening illness. The agenda includes lectures, panel discussions, and experiential sessions - the combination of which introduces key themes of resilience and self-care for healthcare professionals.

Co-sponsored by MSK’s: 

  • Employee Health & Wellness Services
  • Psycho-Oncology Education & Training Institute (POETI)

Target Audience

This conference is intended for professional caregivers of patients with life-threatening illness as well as healthcare leaders (including chief medical officers, and, directors of graduate medical education, medical center occupational health, human resources and employee wellness programs).

  1. Discuss commonly experienced challenges faced by clinicians who provide care for patients with life-threatening illness.
  2. Identify resources and strategies, both individual and organizational, for building resilience among professional caregivers.
  3. Upskill in techniques to manage stress (including meditation, exercise, and nutrition).


Registration Fees Early*    General 
Physicians (MDs, PhDs & DOs)        $200 $250
MSK Alliance & MSK Alumni   $125      
Residents, Fellows, NPs, PAs, RNs, Psychologists,
Social Workers, Chaplaincy, Allied Health Professionals,    
Counselors & Other Healthcare Providers

Registration includes continental breakfast, lunch, and refreshment breaks. Please contact us at least one week prior to the course if you have any special dietary needs.

  • 30% Discounted Rate for MSK Alumni and MSK Alliance Members 
    MSK offers a discounted rate to all MSK Alumni and MSK Alliance members to attend a CME course. Please contact for more information or to register.
  • MSK Staff Registration 
    Registration is complimentary for MSK staff who wish to attend this course. However, you must complete course registration to attend this course. 

*Early Rate Expires 2/11/17 - Enter Promo Code POETI50 at registration. 

Cancellation Policy

If you cancel your participation in this course, your registration fee, less a $75 administrative fee, will be refunded when email notification is received by the MSK Office of Continuing Medical Education (MSK CME) at least 7 days prior to the first day of the course (

Cancellations or no-shows after this date are not eligible for a refund. MSK CME reserves the right to cancel or postpone any course due to unforeseen circumstances. In the unlikely event we must cancel or postpone this course, we will refund the registration fee in full, but are not responsible for any related costs, charges, or expenses to participants, including fees incurred by airline/travel/lodging agencies. At any time, you may substitute another registrant in your place after contacting MSK CME with the relevant information.


Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA Credit Designation Statement

MSK designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

CE Credits

This program is approved for five (5) Contact Hours of Live Training. Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center SW is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #0228.