Find mental health, wellness, and other helpful resources for doctors.
To learn more about the UPMC Graduate Medical Education WELL (Well-Being, Environment, Living and Learning) Subcommittee initiatives, please visit: https://gmewellness.upmc.com/ or contact Sansea Jacobson, MD and Vu Nguyen, MD.
The following support resources are on UPMC Infonet. You must be on the UPMC network to access.
Confidential peer-to-peer support for doctors struggling with the impact of adverse events or stress they face in their daily lives.
A free, fully confidential program for you and your household members.
Talk to a health coach who can help you with a range of health topics, like:
Open 24/7 to all UPMC staff, the CISM ASAP program provides free, private peer-to-peer support after an event in the workplace. The CISM ASAP teams include both clinical and non-clinical staff from an array of roles.
You can call for yourself or a colleague.
PHP, a program of The Foundation of the Pennsylvania Medical Society, offers support to doctors struggling with addiction or mental challenges.
The center is one of the first hospital-based centers in the nation to offer a broad range of integrative medicine services.
All UPMC doctors and their families can call for a problem-guided referral to mental health resources. Callers do not need to give their names if preferred.
The center offers:
LifeSolutions Mindfulness Training (on the WorkPartners | Life Solutions portal)
Log in or sign up to access self-guided mindfulness skill builders on the WorkPartners portal.
The following are on the WorkPartners | Life Solutions portal.
Log in or sign up to take this engaging two-hour journey that will open your eyes to your life's purpose.
You'll also learn about the five core parts of resilience:
Log in or sign up to access resources that can help you address:
Hosted by UPMC faculty. Please contact us at PhysicianWellbeing@upmc.edu if you'd like us to hold a workshop in your department or group.
Nominal Group Technique Training
These group training sessions are part of our on-going effort to find areas of opportunity and apply processes to improve doctors' well-being.
The Nominal Group Technique is a process that involves:
After this 3-hour session, your team will have a prioritized list of ideas you can use to start action planning.
If you'd like us to host a nominal group session for 8-12 members of your team, contact us at PhysicianWellbeing@upmc.edu.
Contact the UPMC Physician Thrive Program at PhysicianWellbeing@upmc.edu.