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.
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.
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.
UPMC Physician Peer Coaching
Physician Peer Coaches support and help any requesting physician gain a different perspective on their situation.
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.
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 PhysicianTHRIVE@upmc.edu.
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:
The following video presentations were designed at the request of UPMC physicians.
Please take a few minutes for yourself to listen and reflect on the work you do, your thoughts, and emotions.