Well-Being

The following are Institutional GME Well-Being Activities:

  • Orientation – Half day well-being program for new trainees
  • Resiterns (Spouses and families of residents) and House Officer Association (HOA) social events subsidized by UTMB
  • Subsidized membership to Field House for fitness
  • 10 module curriculum over well-being topics required for all residency programs
  • Semi-annual dinner program for well-being for all PGY 1 and PGY 2 residents and selected faculty
  • Outstanding Resident Awards for PGY 1, Overall Resident, and Overall Fellow
  • Annual Risk Management Workshop contains well-being component
  • Annual Medical Economics Workshop contains well-being component
  • Annual Interpersonal and Communication Skills Workshop contains well-being component
    • Level I                   Improving Communication: Empathy
    • Level II                  Improving Communication: Shared Decision Making & Negotiation
    • Level III                 Improving Communication: Conflict Resolution and Communication
  • Financial wellbeing: Personal financial education lectures and personal portable disability policy
  • Graduate Medical Education Committee (GMEC) Well-Being subcommittee – Quarterly review of well-being activities
  • Employee Assistance Program (UTEAP)
  • Lactation rooms on campus

AAMC Well-Being in Academic Medicine

Medweb: The Well-Being Index

ACGME Tools and Resources for Resident and Faculty Member Well-Being