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ACGME AWARE Well-Being Resources
A new suite of resources designed to promote well-being among residents, fellows, faculty members, and others in the GME community is now available on demand. This initial set of AWARE resources focuses on individual strategies for cognitive skill building, and includes a video workshop, podcasts, and the ACGME AWARE app. Institution and program leaders, as well as faculty members, residents, and fellows, are encouraged to download these educational resources for use or integration into local curricula to mitigate the effects of stress, prevent burnout, and foster well-being among members of the GME community.
ACGME Physician Well-Being
ACGME is focused on creating a learning environment with a culture of respect and accountability for physician well-being. The Council is focused on five key areas to support its ongoing commitment to physician well-being: Resources, Education, Influence, Research, and Collaboration.
AMA STEPS Forward TM
Physician well-being is influenced by both organizational and individual factors. This collection of AMA's STEPS ForwardTM modules offer strategies on how to engage health system leadership, understanding physician burnout and how to address it, as well as developing a culture that supports physician well-being.
Clinical Employee Assistance Services at UIC
Clinical Employee Assistance Services is a confidential counseling resource that specializes in working with employees and their family members who are experiencing personal problem(s) that may be affecting the employee's job performance. The assistance program is available to help clarify issues, identify resources and offer follow-up assistance as needed.
Location: 820 S. Wood Street, 365 Clinical Sciences North (CSN)
Phone: 312.996.3588 (Geri Biamonte)
Hours: 7:30 am - 5 pm, Monday-Friday
Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
EAP provides a valuable resource for support and information during difficult times. The EAP is a free, voluntary, and confidential program that provides problem identification, counseling and referral services for employees and their covered dependents regardless of the health plan chosen. Employees will be directed to counseling services to assist them with a variety of concerns.
Magellan 24/7 Support Line: 866.659.3848
UIC Employee Assistance Services: Geri Biamonte at 312.996.3588
National Academy of Medicine
In 2017, the National Academy of Medicine launched the Action Collaborative on Clinician Well-Being and Resilience, a network of more than 60 organizations committed to reversing trends in clinician burnout. In particular, visit their Clinician Well-Being Knowledge Hub.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention, and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals.
Crisis Text Line by texting TALK to 741741
Office of Applied Psychological Services (OAPS)
The Office of Applied Psychological Services (OAPS) is a mental health clinic in the Psychology Department at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC). We offer therapy and psychological assessment using approaches that are based on scientific theory and supported by scientific evidence, with an emphasis on cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) techniques. OAPS serves the UIC community, including faculty, staff, and students, as well as people living or working in the greater Chicago area.
Location: 1007 West Harrison Street, Room 3011A, Behavioral Sciences Building (BSB)
The University of Illinois College of Medicine Student Resiliency Center provides mental health services to UI COM medical and graduate students. Services are provided by clinicians who do not have any evaluative role for College of Medicine students.
Location: 1601 W. Taylor Street, Room 441
TED Talks for When You are Feeling Burned Out
A collection of brief TED talks to help lift your spirits. Segments range from 4-20 minutes in length.
UIC Counseling Center - Mental Health Resources
Sometimes, all you need to get through a stressful time are some online resources. Other times, online resources are a helpful addition to other therapeutic services. While visiting the site, please consider taking an anonymous mental health screener, or look at the resources for stress, anxiety, depression, suicidal thoughts, grief and loss, or tragedy.
Location: 1200 West Harrison, 2010 Student Services Building (SSB)
Hours: 8 am - 5 pm, Monday-Friday