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Surgeon Challenges Fireside with Beer & Wine

  • Coronado Island Marriott Resort & Spa 2000 2nd St. Coronado, CA 92118 USA (map)

Attention ALL Surgeons!!!

All area Surgeons are welcome to join us for the opening session of Orthopaedic Trauma & Fracture Care: Pushing the Envelope Conference.  Although the conference is Orthopaedic Trauma, we want to share our spectacular guest speaker with all of our colleagues in the San Diego area.  Avoid the full conference registration fee of $500, but be involved in some discussions that impact ALL Surgeons.

Special Guest Dike Drummond, MD, CEO and founder of The Happy MD, is a Mayo trained Family Practice Physician with a unique combination of ground level experience in medicine, coaching and personal and business development.

Dike's expertise in personal change was developed through a combination of 11 years as a family practice doctor and 10 years as a business coach working with physicians and startup entrepreneurs.

The burnout epidemic in physicians is a completely predictable result of our medical training and the generally accepted definition of “success” amongst doctors, AND it is both a preventable and treatable condition.
— Dike Drummond

Session I : Surgeon Challenges -  

Moderator: Jeffrey M. Smith, MD

5:30PM - Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde:

                I Love and Hate Being a Surgeon - Jeffrey M. Smith, MD

6:00PM - Burnout Proof a Surgical Career - Dike Drummond, MD

7:30PM - My Best and Worst Cases of My Career - Faculty Panel

8:00PM - How to Recover from a Case Gone Wrong - Faculty Panel

8:30PM - Case Presentations with Lessons Learned - Faculty Panel

9:00PM - Evening Close


Just $75 Registration Fee !

Or look at Friday, Saturday and Sunday for individual events for $30 each!

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