Western Doctors in Recovery 2020 Honesty as the First Essential of Recovery

 Registration is closed for this event

AGAIN THIS YEAR there will be CME presentations, AA talks, Al-Anon talks, and Friday and Saturday evening dinners with a powerful speaker at each. Click Here for the list of speakers and topics. The meeting begins Friday, February 21 at 1:30pm and closes Sunday morning at 10:30am.

AGAIN THIS YEAR,  there will be a women's retreat and a men's retreat open to those registered for the full conference. 

NEW THIS YEAR - there will be a choice of two or three organized activities on Saturday afternoon, from noon to 6:00pm dinner. Watch for details in early January.

NEW THIS YEAR - an early bird registration fee until December 15th. After that period, the regsitration fee goes from $385 to $425, and all fees increase.

SAME AS PREVIOUS YEARS - Connection, Education, Support

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.

Share a room? The planners can facillitate communications between registrants about sharing a room. To offer to share your room, or to request the opportunity to share a room and thus reduct the cost, first make a room reservation, then send and 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>>Requests must be received by January 10, 2020.

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)
First Registrant $ 450.00
Men's Pre-Conference Retreat | Late Registration
Yes (M) $ 100.00
No (M) $ 0.00
Women's Pre-Conference Retreat | Late Registration
Yes (W) $ 100.00
No (W) $ 0.00
Dinner Guest | Late Registration
Friday Night $ 85.00
Saturday Night $ 85.00
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