2017 Meeting: A Vision for You

3rd Annual Weekend Retreat Meeting of
Western Doctors In Recovery
(formerly Western States Health Care Professionals Group)

February 24-26, 2017

Quail Lodge Resort

Carmel Valley, California

This seaside retreat provides an opportunity for you to connect with peers in a relaxed collegial setting with a variety of recovery activities -AA and Al-Anon- and a program of continuing medical education. Registration is open to physician and doctoral level healthcare professionals who help one another achieve and maintain recovery from addictions.

Registration Fee:  $375/person
Register your spouse/partner for $300.
Space is limited. We encourage you to register early.
Conference scholarships are available.

Registration is open to physicians/doctoral level health care professionals
dealing with addiction.

Register HERE


There will be a variety of recovery activities – AA and Al-Anon — and a program of continuing medical education.

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Institute for Medical Quality/California Medical Association (IMQ/CMA) through the joint providership of the California Society of Addiction Medicine (CSAM) and Western Doctors in Recovery. CSAM is accredited by the IMQ/CMA to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

CSAM designates this live conference for a maximum of 5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Credit is also available for nurses, physician assistants, psychologists, and therapists.


Read these comments from those who attended the previous meetings:

“Wonderful experience of education and collegiality.”

“The caliber of the lectures was amazing, probably the best ever in one place at one time. It was a great mix of the medical and the AA. The quality of the speakers was profound.”

“Up to date and compelling. The audience was very engaged.”

“Perfect size: informal and intimate atmosphere.”

“This was the best meeting of this type I have attended.”

“Many pearls for my own recovery and for use in my practice.”

“As always, Harry takes us on a journey that it alive and real. It is hard to NOT relate his questions and “suggestions” to my life. Many take-aways for my own recovery and helpful tools to help with others.”

“Very moving and motivating.”

“Awesome, look forward to being a part of this every year!”

“Keep it going! Spread the word.”

“This organization has such wonderful potential to make a difference in so many lives.”


Download or forward our conference program HERE.