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International Conference on Physician Health™

Theme: Increasing Joy in Medicine
September 18–20, 2016
Renaissance Boston Waterfront Hotel
606 Congress St., Boston, Massachusetts, 02210 USA

The International Conference on Physician Health™ (ICPH), held in collaboration by the American Medical Association (AMA), the Canadian Medical Association (CMA) and the British Medical Association (BMA). The conference is held every other year and is hosted by one of the founding associations. This year's theme is Increasing Joy in Medicine and showcases research and perspectives into physicians' health and offers practical, evidence-based skills and strategies to promote a healthier culture for physicians.

UPDATE: Registration for ICPH has now closed as we have reached maximum capacity. Given we have reached capacity there will be no onsite registration at the conference.

If you are a presenter and still need to register, please email the ICPH staff at physicianhealth@ama-assn.org and put the following in the subject line: "Presenter still needing to register."

Download the ICPH registration brochure.

Conference Agenda

The 3-day conference hosts numerous presentations on research, support systems, educational programs and innovative techniques all focused on physicians' health. The informal environment encourages networking and an exchange of experiences including leisure activities focused on health.


Download the 2016 ICPH agenda at-a-glance.

Meet the speakers.

Find answers to frequently asked questions.

To Become a Sponsor or Exhibitor

Contact us today to find out how—only a few spaces left!

On behalf of our partners and hosts, we invite you to join us as an exhibitor and/or sponsor at this exciting and unique conference. Exhibitor table applications and payment are due at time of order to ensure reservation of an exhibit table at the 2016 ICPH. Each exhibitor/sponsor will receive a certain amount of conference registrations per 10' x 10' booth space purchased. These are not transferable. For more information contact ICPH staff at physicianhealth@ama-assn.org.

Getting to the Conference

Participants, including abstract presenters, are responsible for their own travel arrangements. Rooms are available at the Renaissance Boston Waterfront hotel.  The AMA also has an agreement with United Airlines (UA) which provides a discount for travel to select AMA sponsored meetings.


Contact physicianhealth@ama-assn.org for more information.

ICPH-related publication: "Doctors' health: taking the lifecycle approach"—a November 2013 editorial published in the British Medical Journal in anticipation of the 2014 conference