Tending the Flame October Workshop Registration

TENDING THE FLAME: A Workshop in Innovative Self-Care for Strengthening Resiliency and Finding Joy and Meaning in Work

A 2-1/2 day workshop in personal and professional resilience for physicians and nurses led by Rachel Naomi Remen, MD, Evangeline Andarsio, MD, and Mary Pat Thomas, MS, RN, AHN-BC

  • Friday-Sunday, October 20-22, 2017
  • Acqua Hotel, Mill Valley, CA (San Francisco Bay Area)
  • Fri/Sat from 9:30 – 5:30, Sun 9:30-12:30
To register and pay for the Tending the Flame Workshop: click here


To purchase optional lunches after you’ve already registered & paid: click here


Cancellation & Refund Policy

A deposit of $300 is due at time that your application is accepted. The tuition balance is due by September 8, 2017. A full refund of deposit (less processing fee of $25) will be issued for cancellations on or BEFORE September 8, 2017. Cancellations after September 8 will forfeit deposit. For further information regarding the training contact Evangeline Andarsio, MD at Evangeline.Andarsio@wright.edu. For questions regarding registration, payments, travel, hotel or other customer service issues, contact Corrie McCluskey at 707-575-6801 or corrie.mccluskey@wright.edu.

Hotel, Travel and Meal Information

Lodging: The Training will be held at the Acqua Hotel: 555 Redwood Highway, Mill Valley, California 94941. A special discounted room rate has been negotiated for workshop attendees at the Acqua Hotel. Our room rates range from between $229 (deluxe queen) to $275 (junior suite w/ fireplace) per night, plus tax.

You can reserve these rooms here at the Acqua Hotel online reservation link.


Lodging note: If you want to stay at the Acqua Hotel, please know that it is very important to make reservations well in advance. Book your hotel room as soon as your application has been approved, so as not to be disappointed. The Aqua is a small, beautiful hotel, noted for it’s personalized care, and rooms will sell out quickly.

Additional lodging: We can provide names of alternative accommodations in a range of prices in the immediate vicinity of the event.

Travel: Participants fly in from all over the country to attend The Healers Art Faculty training. If you are arriving by plane and will be renting a car, either the San Francisco or Oakland airport are recommended. The San Francisco airport is approximately an hour drive from the Acqua Hotel; the Oakland airport is approximately a 90-minute drive from the Acqua Hotel – depending on traffic. If you don’t plan to rent a car, we recommend flying into San Francisco International and taking the Marin Airporter Shuttle service that stops within walking distance of the Acqua Hotel (Seminary Drive/Mill Valley).

Meals: If you are a guest at the Acqua Hotel, your reservation includes free, daily continental breakfasts, and you will be eating lunch and dinner on your own. There will be 90 minutes available to eat lunch each day, from approximately noon to 1:30 pm. You may choose to either pre-order a catered box lunch (when you pay for registration) that will be served onsite during the workshop, or opt to eat at one of the many restaurants within walking distance of the hotel.  The box lunches cost $23.00 (inc. tax) per person, per day, and must be pre-paid. They will vary each day, and you may choose either vegetarian or regular (meat) lunch. For example:

  • Box Lunch #1: Grilled chicken focaccia sandwich, pasta salad, kettle chips
  • Box Lunch #2 (veggie): Caprese sandwich with tomato & mozzarella, pasta salad, fruit

Note: If you are on a special diet or limit your intake of specific foods, we recommend that you eat lunch at a restaurant where you can be sure to have your needs met.

CME Accreditation

Wright State University (WSU) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. WSU designates this live activity for a maximum of 12.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity..

Continuing Education for Nurses

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number 10064. 12.5 CE contact hours are available for licensed California nurses.

California BRN continuing education credits are accepted by most state nursing boards; please verify with your state professional regulatory agency if your licensed is provided by a regulatory agency outside of California.

Disabilities Statement

As an organization accredited for continuing medical education (CME), Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine fully complies with the legal requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act rules and regulations. If any participant is in need of accommodations, written requests should be submitted at least one month in advance.


For further information regarding the training contact Evangeline Andarsio, MD at Evangeline.Andarsio@wright.edu. For questions regarding registration, payments, travel, hotel or other customer service issues, contact Corrie McCluskey at 707-575-6801 or corrie.mccluskey@wright.edu.