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Sasha K. Shillcutt, MD, MS, FASE Program Committee Chair 

Sasha K. Shillcutt, MD, MS, FASE is an Associate Professor and the Vice Chair of Strategy and Innovation in the Department of Anesthesiology at the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC). Dr. Shillcutt also serves as the Director of Clinical Research. She underwent her residency in Anesthesiology at UNMC and completed an Executive Fellowship in Perioperative Echocardiography at the University of Utah Medical Center. She is a board certified Anesthesiologist, is a testamur in the Special Competence in Adult Echocardiography (ASCeXAM) and certification in advanced perioperative echocardiography (Advanced PTEeXAM) through the National Board of Echocardiography. She is an NIH-funded researcher through the National Institute of Aging. 

She is a Board Examiner for the American Board of Anesthesiology and holds national leadership positions in the Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiology and the American Society of Echocardiography. She also serves on the National Board of Echocardiography. Sasha is a wife, mother, physician, clinical scientist, national educator, writer, and speaker. 

In 2016, Sasha was awarded the national American Medical Associations Women Physician’s Inspiring Physician Award by her peers. Sasha’s greatest passion is empowering and encouraging others to achieve personal greatness in their professional and personal lives. She speaks frequently to health care executives and physicians on the topics of professional burnout and resilience. You can follow her blog at


January 5 - 9, 2020, Captiva Island, Florida

Retreat. Pause. Breathe. Relax. Unplug. Think. Learn. Be real. Recharge.

Return to your world stronger, calmer, and wiser than before.

Join Dr. Sasha Shillcutt for five amazing days on a private, ocean-front island estate. Relax and learn on an intentional journey to your own wellbeing.


  • 4-night stay in luxury beach front private estate 

  • Breakfasts Lunch & Dinner will be provided

  • Snacks, Beverages and Cocktails 

  • 12 hours of life-changing classes 

  • Relaxation by Heated Pool

  • Paddleboard & Kayak off private Dock

  • Private Tennis Courts

  • Beach Relaxation

  • Personal time to work on journaling & restoring yourself

  • Evenings free to connect and grow