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Santa Barbara to Ojai Valley

Backroads Health & Wellness Summit


Join Backroads Health & Wellness Summit and earn 10 hours of AAFP CME Credit. Featuring an outstanding faculty from Kaiser Permanente and Stanford University!

From Santa Barbara to Ojai and back, five days never felt so good. Palm-fringed bike paths along the golden beaches and sun-kissed coast of the American Riviera. Live it up at exclusive resorts set amid breathtaking scenery and brimming with an array of luxuries. Explore California’s “other wine country”—the Los Olivos area is just like Napa was in the ’70s.

INTERESTED? Contact Brittany Hurst at 800-462-2848 ext. 129 or brittanyh@backroads.com

DAY 1-2 Cruise on a scenic bike path, enjoying sun, surf and pristine Santa Barbara beaches. Pedal through historic Hope Ranch filled with magnificent estate. Visit Old Mission Santa Barbara. Spend the morning on a kayaking excursion out to Sand Spit for a uniquely Santa Barbara adventure. Hike among wildflowers through a lush canyon. Soak up the scene in Santa Barbara’s Funk Zone, filled with galleries, surf shops, a distillery and brewery, and some of the region’s best wine-tasting rooms. 1 hour CME instructional sessions on day 1 and 3 hour CME instructional session on day 2.

DAY 3 Cruise on two wheels along the Pacific Ocean, keeping an eye out for seals and surfers along the way. Savor a fresh picnic lunch on Rincon Beach. Bike along the Ojai Valley Trail, a bike pathway that connects the seaside town of Ventura with the desert oasis of Ojai. Enjoy a Enjoy some relaxation at our elegant resort, go for a swim or indulge in a famous Ojai spa treatment before exploring the eclectic restaurants downtown. 3 hour CME instructional session

DAY 4-5 Discover the oasis of Ojai, a flower-filled city brimming with small-town charm. Savor the sweet smell of citrus as you pedal along the back roads of Ojai, past groves of Pixie tangerines. Stroll through Ojai’s art galleries and browse its outdoor bookstore | Behold the Topatopa Bluffs at sunset. 2 hour CME instructional session on day 4. 1 hour CME instructional session on day 5.

INTERESTED? Contact Brittany Hurst at 800-462-2848 ext. 129 or brittanyh@backroads.com

Meet the Faculty

Robert Sallis, MD, FACSM, FAAFP
Robert Sallis, MD, FACSM, FAAFP

Conference Chairman
Family Medicine Physician
Clinical Professor of Family Medicine
UC Riverside School of Medicine
Department of Family Medicine
Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, Fontana, CA

David Sobel, MD, MPH
David Sobel, MD, MPH

Adult Medicine Physician
Adjunct Instructor, Stanford
University School of Medicine
Former Medical Director
Patient Education and Health Promotion
Kaiser Permanente Northern California

David Sobel, MD, MPH
Todd Weitzenberg, MD

Chief of Sports Medicine
Kaiser Permanente Medical Center Santa Rosa, CA