Resident & Fellow Well-Being Program
The UCR School of Medicine Resident & Fellow Well-Being Program supports and promotes the wellness of individuals in our graduate medical education programs through education and incentive programs.
We supporting everyone's well-being through:
- The review and dispersal of wellness resources.
- Promoting teamwork and collegial relationships.
- Teaching residents and fellows strategies to support and promote personal wellness.
- Increasing resident and fellow awareness of red flags, triggers, and risk factors that may compromise wellness.
Each residency and fellowship program will include a "Wellness Champion" who will provide input in scheduling events and activities and coordinating with other program organizers and participants.
UCR SOM GME Well-Being Policy
We encourage all members of the GME program to read and familiarize themselves with our Well-Being Policy, which can be found on our SOM Compliance Policies and Procedures website.
Questions about the policy may be directed to program director, chair of the department, or the Graduate Medical Education program office at email@example.com
The Resident and Fellow Well-Being Program features a multi-disciplinary team that works to improve and support the psychological, emotional, and physical wellness of the entire GME program community. These include:
- George Saffouri, M.D. - Faculty and chair
- Tammy Gonzalez - Program coordinator
- Lauren Hook - Director of Graduate Medical Education
- Benita Pleasant-Barrozo - Certified coach
- Nina Ruedas - Licensed mental health professional
- Karen Chang, D.O. - Resident/Fellow representative
- Naveena Rai - Support and Wellness specialist
- Robby Gulati, M.D., Brianna Poston - GME program representatives
The program also includes representatives from each residency and fellowship program who provide input and help coordinate our initiatives and activities.