W.E.L.L. Weekend

vineyard grapes

Welcome to Education, Life and Leisure Weekend
Napa Valley, California, March 19–22, 2015

Join the Boonshoft School of Medicine for our second annual W.E.L.L. (Welcome to Education, Life and Leisure) Weekend in Napa Valley, March 19-22, 2015. The Villagio Inn and Spa is nestled among the verdant rolling hills and vines of wine country and just steps from the dining tables of America's most celebrated chefs in the legendary Epicurean walking town of Yountville. This year's event will feature a two-day CME symposium, a cooking demonstration at the Culinary Institute of America, a wine tasting at the V Wine Cellar and more!

Villagio Inn and SpaW.E.L.L. Weekend includes:

  • Wine tasting and hors d’oeuvres
  • Culinary Institute of America
  • “Taste of Yountville” (sip and sample local favorites during this annual town-wide block party)
  • Continuing Medical Education
  • Breakfast provided Thursday–Sunday

Weekend Participant Fee: $250 per person. Resort reservations are separate (see below).

W.E.L.L. Weekend Schedule

Your $250 participant fee covers all activities listed below.

Thursday, March 19

7–11 a.m.
Breakfast buffet. Champagne will be served in the lobby.

4–5 p.m.
Culinary Institute of America private cooking demonstration with wine pairing
Bus transportation will be provided.

Friday, March 20

Breakfast buffet

CME (see below)

V Wine Cellar wine tasting event
The V Wine Cellar is located on the grounds of the Villagio Inn and Spa. Enjoy Hors d'oeuvres and a wine tasting while enjoying the company of your fellow alumni and friends of the Boonshoft School of Medicine. This event is within walking distance of the resort.

Villagio lobbySaturday, March 21

Breakfast buffet

CME (see below)

Evening event TBD

Sunday, March 22

7–11 a.m.
Breakfast buffet. Champagne will be served in the lobby.

Continuing Medical Education

WSU designates this Live Activity for a maximum of 5.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Wright State University (WSU) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

View the W.E.L.L. Weekend CME Program (PDF)

Villagio Inn & Spa

Villagio Inn and Spa

6481 Washington St., Yountville, Calif. 94599

To make a resort reservation, call 1-800-351-1133.
Identify yourself as part of the Wright State University Group, March 18-22, 2015.

Deeply discounted rates for our W.E.L.L. Weekend
Wednesday & Thursday: $276
Friday & Saturday: $311

In addition to the room rates, there will be a porterage charge of $10 roundtrip per person, and a housekeeping daily charge of $5 per room per night.

Spa Villagio

Use of the steam rooms, saunas, experience showers, and hydrotherapy baths is complimentary for hotel guests. Additional services can be viewed at on the Spa Villagio website.

Villagio Spa

Complimentary guest room amenities
  • No daily resort fee
  • No parking fees
  • In-room, high-speed and wireless internet access
  • Welcome bottle of Chardonnay
  • Afternoon tea, coffee and scones served in the lobby daily from 3–5 p.m.
  • Daily newspaper delivery
  • Nightly turndown service with bottled water
  • Access to Spa Villagio facilities & amenities
  • Use of Yountville Fitness Center

Travel Information

Getting to Napa Valley
  • Oakland International Airport (OAK): 1 hour, 30 minutes from the Villagio Inn and Spa
  • Sacramento International Airport (SMF): 1 hour, 30 minutes from the Villagio Inn and Spa
  • San Francisco International Airport (SFO): 1 hour, 30 minutes from the Villagio Inn and Spa
  • San Jose Mineta International Airport (SJC): 2 hours from the Villagio Inn and Spa
Rental Car Information

Hertz Group Rate using discount code: CV# 022Q7142
Make a reservation by phone at 1-800-654-2240 or 1-405-749-4434 or online.

There is no fee to park at the resort.

wine bottles in ice bucket

Yountville LIVE!

March 19-22, 2015 — Coincides with our W.E.L.L. Weekend

Visit the Yountville LIVE! website

Combining the very best in music, food and wine with the small-town lifestyle and sophisticated ambiance of Yountville. Yountville Live!, is the ultimate, luxury getaway event, featuring exclusive performances from some of today's hottest recording artists, exquisite foods from world-class restaurants and award winning chefs, and a unique variety of some of Napa Valley's most celebrated wineries. Participation in Yountville LIVE! will be at an additional cost. Please see the Yountville LIVE! website for more information and to purchase tickets.

Additional Activities

head chef preparing pasta

Bicycle Rental

Bicycles and helmets are available for rent at the resort. Maps and suggested touring routes are also available.

Fitness Center

Facilities are available at the Yountville Fitness Center, located adjacent to the hotel at 6505 Washington Street. The fitness center is available to hotel guests at no charge.


Learn about golf courses in the Napa Valley

Dining in Napa Valley

Make your dinner reservations early! Learn about Napa Valley dining options (PDF)

Last edited on 02/27/2015.