2020 Annual Meeting: H.O.W It Works: Honesty As the First Essential of Recovery

Western Doctors in Recovery - 6th Annual Meeting

2020 ANNUAL MEETING: H.O.W it Works: Honesty as the First Essential of Recovery

Western Doctors in Recovery is dedicated to providing a vibrant forum for information, education and encouragement for doctoral level heath care professionals and their families to support one another in their recovery from alcohol, drug and other addictions.

Once again, this seaside retreat provides an opportunity for them to connect with peers in a relaxed collegial setting with a variety of recovery activities - AA and AI-Anon - and a program of continuing medical education. Registration is open to physicians and doctoral level health care professionals who help one another achieve and maintain recovery from addictions.

Again this year, both a women's retreat and a men's retreat are pre-conference events from 1:30 pm on Thursday, February 20 to 12:00 noon on Friday, February 21.

The conference begins Friday, February 21 at 1:30 pm and closes Sunday, February 23 at noon. Dinner speakers on both Friday and Saturday are featured.

Watch for a list of speakers and topics by Halloween.

Paradise Point Resort
1404 Vacation Road
San Diego, California 92109

The conference rate of $180 plus tax will be available, but only until January 30th.  Be sure to make your reservations early.   The conference rate will be available for two days before the conference begins and for two days after.

To Make Your Reservation <<Click Here>>  or call (855) 463-3361 and ask for the conference rate for Western Doctors in Recovery (022019 West).

Share a room?  The planners can facilitate communication between registrants about sharing a room.  To offer to share your room, or to request the opportunity to share a room and thus reduce the cost, first make a room reservation, then send an email to westerndrs@gmail.com explaining your request or your offer and giving your contact information.

Paradise Point Resort and Spa
You’ll be on a 44-acre island in Mission Bay with swimming pools, putting links, croquet, ping pong, bike rentals and tennis. And just minutes away by car from the San Diego Zoo, Sea World, Balboa Park, Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve – to name a few. See more HERE.

All of Saturday afternoon, from noon to 6:00 pm dinner, is free time to take advantage of the possibilities.



Early bird –

until Dec. 14

After Dec. 15, 2019

At the door
(on site)

First Registrant








Dinner for a guest



Preconference retreat




CME certificate of attendance


Cancellation fee


Cancellations must be received in writing by email to info@westerndrs@gmail.com or faxed to 559-227-1463.  All funds will be returned less a $50 cancellation fee. 

Using contributions from individuals who wish to support particpation in the event, we are able to award a complimentary registration ($395) to a limited number of persons who are doctoral level health care professionals dealing with addiction and recovery. For information about how to apply, <<Click Here>>

Along ​with ​your ​registration, ​you ​can ​make ​a tax deductible ​donation ​to ​support ​the ​meeting ​and ​scholarships. When registering online, ​you ​can ​include ​the ​donation ​amount ​in ​your ​online ​payment, ​or ​you ​can ​send ​your ​donation ​separately ​by ​check. ​Make ​check ​payable ​to ​​Western Doctors In Recovery ​and ​mail ​to: 

WDR/Attn: ​Gail Jara​ 
1115 Rose Ave
Oakland, ​CA ​94611


February 20th, 2020 1:30 PM   through   February 23rd, 2020 12:00 PM
Paradise Point Resort and Spa
1404 Vacation Road
San Diego, CA 92109
United States

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Event Fee(s)
Event Registration | Early Bird
First Registrant $ 395.00
Spouse/Partner $ 325.00
Men's Pre-Conference Retreat | Early Bird
Yes (M) $ 85.00
No (M) $ 0.00
Women's Pre-Conference Retreat | Early Bird
Yes (W) $ 85.00
No (W) $ 0.00
Dinner Guest | Early Bird
Friday $ 75.00
Saturday $ 75.00
Friday & Saturday $ 150.00
CME Certificate
CME Certificate (Y) $ 50.00
CME Certificate (N) $ 0.00
Scholarship Fund Donations
Donate $0
Donate - $25
Donate - $50
Donate - $100
Donate - $250
Donate - $375
Donate - $500
Donate - $1000