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Lifestyle Medicine Well-Being

 Safari Retreat

for Healthcare Professionals

January 2025

Embark on an incredible journey to connect with nature on this amazing wildlife safari across Uganda! Explore the pristine wild spaces of East Africa as you set out on game drives across the savanna, track gorillas and chimpanzees in the depths of the rainforests, and get to know the region's varied cultural heritage.


Enjoy integrating evidence-based Lifestyle Medicine experiences  and learn a whole person approach to elevate your own well-being. 

Earn CME on top of it all!

Non-healthcare professional guests are welcome

when accompanied by a healthcare professional.

January 12-23, 2025

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Time for YOU

This unique experience is time just for you.

Time to take in the beauty and wonder of nature.

Time for enjoying the company of like-minded colleagues.

Time to learn self-care practices you can bring home with you.


It’s time to give to ourselves.

To care for ourselves.

And to empower ourselves.




Experience a whole person approach to elevate your health.

Learn new practical skills and tools that will help sustain your well-being.

Leave this retreat feeling revitalized!


What happens here doesn't just stay here.


Come away with new insights, clarity and connections.

Take away tools to implement immediately in your daily life.


Live your best life with renewed joy and purpose.

About Us


Robyn Tiger, MD, DipABLM
Board Certified Lifestyle Medicine Physician

Dr. Robyn Tiger is a double board-certified physician in Diagnostic Radiology and Lifestyle Medicine. As a “burnout thriver," she founded StressFreeMD, uniquely combining her expertise in medicine, yoga therapy, meditation and life coaching to teach other physicians a whole person approach to relieve stress, build resilience and improve their well-being. Over this past decade, she has helped 1000’s of physicians transform their lives through her CME courses, coaching, presentations, retreats and podcast.

Dr. Tiger is lead faculty and subject matter expert in stress management for the American College of Lifestyle Medicine, Western Carolina Medical Society Healthy Healer Partner, & SurgeOn App Self-Care Key Opinion Leader for Surgeons.

Her strong desire to help her colleagues grew out of her many years in medical practice experiencing and witnessing firsthand the need for self-care education. She is deeply passionate about successfully guiding physicians to become the best versions of themselves and live their healthiest most fulfilling lives!

Dr. Melissa Sundermann is a double board certified physician in Internal Medicine and Lifestyle Medicine, and has been practicing medicine for over 20 years. She also has training in Integrative Medicine through the University of Michigan and has completed a Professional Training Program in Mind Body Medicine through the Center for Mind Body Medicine in Washington, DC.


She has been featured in several Lifestyle Medicine articles and podcasts as well as an invited speaker for health/medical events. She strongly believes in fostering a partnership with her patients and helping to guide them towards a healing pathway through self-care utilizing Lifestyle Medicine principles. Her 7 pillars of health include a wholefood/plant-based diet, daily movement, restorative sleep, avoidance of risky behaviors, stress management, social connection and daily exposure to nature and fresh air.

She does her best to practice what she preaches and enjoys running, biking, hiking, skiing and spending time outdoors and creating adventures with her husband, 2 children and 2 dogs. She is a 10x Boston Marathon finisher and 3x Full Ironman Triathlon finisher. She truly believes that age is just a number and is passionate about spreading this word to all of her patients, family and friends.

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Melissa Sundermann, DO, DipABLM, FACLM
Board Certified Lifestyle Medicine Physician

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What to Expect

• 11 days of wildlife viewing excursions and other adventures

• Incredible primates, elephants, rhinos, giraffes, lions & more


• Cultural experiences with local guides, children and artisans

• Healthful food and beautiful accommodations

• Expertly guided Lifestyle Medicine activities including nutrition, physical activity, stress relief, sleep, connection & nature

And much more!

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Retreat Details

Click here to see the amazing daily itinerary featuring activities, accommodations and more.

Hornbill Treks & Safaris is an African-born company deeply rooted in the local communities in which they work. All their safaris support local wildlife conservation efforts and sustainability initiatives in East Africa, as well as community-based projects, such as their local school partnership for vulnerable youth.

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