W.E.L.L. Weekend


Shell on a beach

Welcome to Education, Life and Leisure Weekend
Marco Island Marriott Beach Resort, Florida, Feb. 4-7, 2016

The Boonshoft School of Medicine will host its third annual W.E.L.L. (Welcome to Education, Life and Leisure) Weekend at Marco Island Marriott Beach Resort near Naples, Fla., Feb. 4-7, 2016. This world-class resort is situated on three miles of pristine beachfront property and offers an exhilarating retreat from the ordinary.

Pool at the resortW.E.L.L. Weekend includes:

  • Friday night event
  • Shelling trip
  • Saturday night event

Exclusive additional activities will include:

  • Golf
  • Water sports

The cost for the weekend is $250 per person.

Want more information?

Watch for more information in your mail and check back to this website. Want to book your room now? Call (239) 394-2511 and ask for the deeply discounted Wright State group rate of $289 per night. For more information, contact Nicki Crellin at nicki.crellin@wright.edu or (937) 245-7628.


vineyard grapes

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

The Boonshoft School of Medicine hosted its 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. The 2015 event featured 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 included:

  • 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.

W.E.L.L. Weekend Schedule

Thursday, March 19

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

4–5 p.m.
Culinary Institute of America private cooking demonstration with wine pairing
Bus transportation 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. We enjoyed Hors d'oeuvres and a wine tasting in the company of alumni and friends of the Boonshoft School of Medicine.

Villagio lobbySaturday, March 21

Breakfast buffet

CME (see below)

Evening event TBD

Sunday, March 22

7–11 a.m.
Breakfast buffet. Champagne 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.

Villagio Inn and Spa

Villagio Inn & Spa

6481 Washington St., Yountville, Calif. 94599

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

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

wine bottles in ice bucket

Yountville LIVE!

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

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.

Additional Activities

head chef preparing pastaBicycle 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.

Dining in Napa Valley

Photos from the weekend

Last edited on 10/01/2015.