Physician Wellness Retreat Winter 2025 | The Institute for Physician Wellness

Physician Wellness Winter Retreat 2025

Miraval Winter retreat

You do so much for others. Who is taking care of you?

Join Kathy Stepien, MD for this exclusive, small-group wellness retreat in the beautiful Sonoran Desert.

Break free from feeling stressed, stuck or exhausted.
Get empowered to create anything you want with your career and your life.
Rest. Connect. Renew. Nurture. Reset. Transform.

January 23-25, 2025

At the renowned Miraval Tucson

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You will leave a different person.
Head home feeling refreshed with:

Clarity about your worklife and what you really want at this stage

A better relationship with yourself, your loved ones and everyone around you

Empowered to make the changes you want for your life, without feeling selfish or guilty

Have questions? Please e-mail

What is NOT included with your Retreat registration?

Accommodations & Resort Fees. All attendees are asked to make arrangements for accommodations at Miraval. Alcoholic Beverages and Personal Purchases. Massages or Other Healing Arts Treatments & Experiences. Travel Insurance.

What is included with your Retreat registration?

What is included with your stay at Miraval?

What is the Schedule?

Thursday, January 18th

8:30-9:00 am: Welcome & Orientation 
-Arizona Room

9:00-12:00 pm: Physician Wellness Workshop
-Arizona Room

2:00-4:00 pm: Small Group Coaching
-Hidden Creek Deck

7:00-9:00 pm: Group Discussion
-Arizona Room

Friday, January 19th

8:00-8:30 am: Morning Meditation
-Catalina Lawn

9:00-12:00 pm: Physician Wellness Workshop
-Arizona Room

2:00-4:00 pm: Small Group Coaching
-Hidden Creek Deck

7:00-9:00 pm: Group Discussion
-The Kiva

Saturday, January 20th

8:00-8:30 am: Morning Meditation
-Catalina Lawn

9:00 – 10:30 am: Physician Wellness Workshop
-Arizona Room

10:30 – 11:00 am: Break

11:00-1:00 pm: Closing Workshop
-Arizona Room

1:00 pm: Adjourn

Get All The Answers To Your Questions

Miraval Resort and Spa in Tucson, AZ.

To book a room please call (855) 234-1672. Mention the Winter Wellness Retreat 2024 to get our group rate.

A 50% down payment will be due at reservation with the balance due upon check-out.

To get the group discount, all reservations must be made before Monday, November 27th 2023. After that date, standard room rates will apply based on Miraval availability.

Yes! All guests will be booked as single occupants until the share has been added to the room reservation. When sharing a room, the name of the person sharing should be provided so Miraval can note the reservation to allow another person to add themselves to the room. Once the deposit has been received for the share, the first person booking will receive a new confirmation with the adjusted rate for the double occupancy.

Please book your spa services and other activities 6 week prior to your arrival by calling 844-277-0227 or emailing experience planners at

All transportation needs to be booked one week minimum prior to arrival. A good time to arrange transportation from the Tucson Airport is when you are communicating with the Group Coordinators are booking services. Call 844-277-0227.

To arrange for transportation other than to and from the Tucson International Airport, all guests can contact our transportation department to arrange private transportation for a fee

The retreat cost does not include accommodations.
Miraval rates for this retreat are $677 per person per night for a single occupancy room. 
A double occupancy room is $577 per person per night.

A taxable 23% Resort Amenity Charge will be added to your package rate which includes:

  • Complimentary Miraval bag and water bottle
  • Access to pools, labyrinth, fitness center
  • Access to spa facilities and steam room
  • Wi-Fi, daily newspapers (upon request) and access to Business Center
  • Shared airport transportation to and from Tucson International Airport.

Yes. We ask that all guests stay at Miraval to support your retreat experience.

No. Although the majority of participants are typically women, people of all genders are welcome at the retreat.

The retreat is designed to for medical doctors with an MD or DO degree.

No. Physicians are welcome at all stages of their careers.

Every physician knows about dressing up for medical conferences. We do things differently at the retreat. Informal attire is entirely appropriate. We encourage physicians to dress comfortably to allow them to move between classroom and other activities without difficulty.

The CME experience for the Physician Wellness Retreats is powered by CMEfy – a seamless way for busy clinician learners to discover Internet Point-of-Care Learning opportunities that reward CME credits & more. Learn more about CMEfy at

Claiming your CME is easy. Check your email for important links following registration.

IPW Policy: Cancellations made 90 days prior to the event will be refunded the full registration amount minus a nonrefundable $250 processing fee. All cancellations made for any reason after that date are nonrefundable. No exceptions or transfers can be made.

The Institute for Physician Wellness, LLC reserves the right to cancel or postpone any event due to unforeseen circumstances. In the unlikely evet of a cancellation or postponement, The Institute for Physician Wellness, LLC will refund the registration fee minus the nonrefundable $250 processing fee, but is not responsible for any other related costs or charges to the participant.

Miraval is a separate entity form The Institute for Physician Wellness and has a separate cancellation policy. The Institute for Physician Wellness is not responsible for fees or charges associated to your cancellation at Miraval Resort and Spa. Please visit their website for more information on this policy.

Yes! We highly recommend it.

You do so much for others. Take this time for the care and restoration of YOU.

This retreat will change your life.

Your Host

Kathy Stepien, MD, FAAP
Physician, Coach, Leader

Kathy is a board-certified pediatrician in active practice and certified physician coach. She is the Director of the Institute for Physician Wellness, LLC where she offers coaching, retreats, and classes to support the well-being of physicians. When she is not working, you can find her out hiking with her two teenage sons and their pandemic puppy.

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