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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.
Anonymous Mental Health Screening Tool
Help Yourself. Help Others. Everyone experiences stress, sadness, and anxiety from time to time-it's part of life. But if you are feeling overwhelmed, depressed, or unable to do the things you once enjoyed, it may be time to assess your emotional health. If you are concerned about yourself or someone you love, take a few minutes to complete an anonymous self-assessment.
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
Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction (MBSR)
Palouse Mindfulness is a free 8-week online course, created by a certified MBSR instructor, based on the program founded by Jon Kabat-Zinn.
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
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