Wellness Activities

Wellness Activities:
Monday, October 1 - Wednesday, October 3
Location: Exhibit Hall

This year, the ACEP18 Wellness Center will offer a multi-modal approach for our members to cultivate and maintain their personal and mental health. Check out the ACEP18 mobile app or the ACEP Wellness page for more details about these exciting events!

5-Minute Ted Talks

Legends of the College speak wellness!
Stop by to engage with the following speakers as they present 5-minute wellness interpretations.

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Silent Meditation Station

Take a moment for yourself. Tune in with wireless headsets and listen to a variety of guided meditation or relaxing tunes.

Come Tell Your Story

In just 90 seconds, describe how you integrate wellness into your own life. You just might be a star during Wellness Week April 7-13, 2019!

Wellness T-Shirts

A variety of colors and styles are available from the ACEP Bookstore.

Therapy Dogs

Did you know that interaction with a trained animal companion can lower blood pressure, reduce physical pain, and promote relaxation? Release calming endorphins and inhibit joy and relaxation while petting these sweet pups!

DO NO HARM Documentary

Presented by two-time Emmy Award-winning filmmaker Robyn Symon. "Do No Harm" exposes an international epidemic of depression, burnout and suicide at medical schools and hospitals that have been largely covered up – until now.

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Wellness Guide Book- Being Well in Emergency Medicine: ACEP's Guide to Investing in Yourself

This free, downloadable book covers how wellness is interconnected in your daily life. Wellness champions Rita A. Manfredi, MD, FACEP, and Julia M. Huber, MD, FACEP, present each of the well-being spokes of life in emergency medicine.

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Wellness Activities throughout the conference

Returning this Year - Wellness Labs - $200

Check your health while in San Diego with the return of the ACEP Wellness labs with services including blood pressure check, body composition analysis, and blood chemistry draw. Sign up when you register for ACEP18.

Walking Challenge

Make sure you pack your Fitbit, Garmin, Jawbone, Apple Watch, or your smartphone to participate in this year's Walking Challenge supported by FAAR Foundation for Alcohol Responsibility. Prizes go to the top steppers.

Sign up here 

Daily Yoga

Join us three times a day on the Sails Convention Center deck for a variety of offerings presented by Linda Davis Moon.

5k Fun Run

Join the Sports Medicine Section Wednesday, Oct 3 at 7 am for a 5k in beautiful San Diego. Meet in front of the Manchester Grand Hyatt Hotel. First 100 participants will receive a free t-shirt.

#BAFERD Bike Ride

Meet up with fellow cyclists as you bike through San Diego on Tuesday, Ocotber 2, meeting at the San Diego Convention Center at 7 am. The route goes from the convention center to the hotel Del Coronado where we could have a break. It's 20 miles. 40 miles round trip. For those that would not want to do the return trip, you can take the ferry across.


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