wellness /wel-nis/ n. the state of being healthy in mind, body and spirit
through conditioning one's self with positive daily habits, exercise,
relaxation, stress-control, and good personal and social relationships
Academic and Staff Assistance Program (ASAP)
The Academic and Staff Assistance Program (ASAP) offers confidential, cost-free assessment, counseling, consultation and referral services to all UC Davis/UC Davis Health System faculty, staff, and their family members. Whether the problem is work-related, personal, career or relationship focused, ASAP can assist you in evaluating and resolving the problem.
Faculty Development and Work-Life Balance
The work-life balance resources include links to a variety of programs, policies and practices that are designed to support the UC Davis Faculty. These resources are designed to inform and support medical school faculty and residents (at all levels) as they strive to integrate and balance their professional career, self, home, family and community life.
GME Wellness - Services for Residents and Fellows
Office of Graduate Medical Education provides counseling services designed specifically for residents and fellows to receive support in dealing with the unique needs of individuals in residency . GME counseling services can help identify and resolve problems related to work, personal, career or relationship focused. Services include individual counseling, couples/family sessions, and sessions with spouse/partners alone. The services are confidential and at no fee.
UC Davis Wellness Portal
UC Davis provides referrals, outreach, education and programming that enable staff, faculty and students to meet commitments and pursue interests both in and outside of the university through the integration of four key facets of their lives: self, work, life's important others and community.
APA Psychology Help Center
The Psychology Help Center is an online consumer resource featuring articles and information related to psychological issues affecting your daily physical and emotional well-being.
Physician Well-being: Promotion, Maintenance and Monitoring
Presentation for ED Residents by Dr. Yellowlees (August 2013).
Health and Psychological Resources
Health and psychological resources available to UC Davis medical students, residents, and faculty.
Physician Rehabilitation Center Resources
List of assessment and/or treatment centers for physicians.
Physician Burnout Articles / Information
Informational articles and links related to physician burnout and the development of a successful physician wellness program.
Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Online Course
The Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care, and Society offers Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction programs that focus on teaching you to access and cultivate your natural capacity to actively engage in caring for yourself and find greater balance, ease, and peace of mind.