Do you ever feel alone in your quest for work-life balance? Are you struggling to feel empowered to pursue your career purpose? Do you want to find the courage to improve your priorities? This conference is for you.

Course Description: The Brave Enough Women’s Conference: RISE will equip attendees to establish wellbeing in their personal and professional lives. Attendees will be taught techniques to lessen burnout, and improve leadership and communication skills, and the value of diversity and inclusion. Through expert Keynote lectures, breakout sessions, and written assignments geared toward women in medicine, attendees will be given instructional tools to amplify their careers while establishing healthy work life integration. Through novel educational techniques, this course will foster community growth, gender equity, and personal wellbeing.

Target Audience: This course is intended for professional men and women in healthcare interested in gender equity, professional resilience, and wellbeing.

Location and Date:  September 10-13, 2020

Scottsdale, Arizona

Venue: Scottsdale Resort at McCormick Ranch

Registration Fee: 

By June 15, 2020: $1500

On or After June 15, 2020: $1600

Conference Registration Fee Includes: 

New In 2020!!!

  • Self Defense Class

  • Concurrent Sessions

  • Speed Mentoring

  • VIP Pre Party

  • Professional Legal Advice

  • Headshot Opportunity (Elective)

  • Mentorship

  • Financial Advice

  • All Didactic & Breakout Programming

  • Continental Breakfast

  • Mid-Conference Beverages and Snacks

  • Champagne Networking Welcome Reception

  • Brave Enough Gala and Dinner

  • AMA PR Category 1 Credits ™

  • Thrive Passport Self-Discovery Wellbeing Guide for individual post-conference study

  • Built-in Journal and Reflection Time

14.0 CME Accreditation

Brave Enough 2020 Women’s Conference is accredited by the Accreditation Council for continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the Metro Omaha Medical Society.

Global Objectives

1. Develop a guide for women physicians wellbeing.

2. Create a community of women physicians for professional growth and career advancement through sponsorship and mentorship.

3. Identify aspects of leadership development amongst women physicians

4. Evaluate differences in gender communication in the workplace.

5. Distinguish characteristics of professional burnout and resilience

6. Recognize habits and thought processes of wellness amongst physicians

7. Formulate plans to support workplace diversity and inclusion. 

8. Identify tools to promote healthy time management, meditation and mindfulness, and exercise


Gaps/Needs Addressed


This conference addresses several current gaps in diversity of medicine: communication differences between women and men in the workplace, career gaps in advancement of women in leadership positions and in academia, work life integration, and the importance of community to address physician burnout, as well as diversity and inclusion challenges that affect women in medicine.