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Well-Being at UI Health


The Department of Graduate Medical Education is committed to ensuring that residents and fellows remain physically and mentally healthy while completing their training program. Residency can be an inherently stressful time, and it is important to take care of yourself so that you can get the most out of your educational experience.


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 concern
Phone: 866.659.3848
Website: EAP

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.
Clinical Sciences North (CSN)
820 S. Wood Street, Room 365
Phone: 312.996.3588
Hours: 7:30 am - 5 pm, Monday-Friday

GME Confidential Resident Hotline
If you have an issue relating to your residency program that you don't feel comfortable discussing with your chief resident or program director, please call the GME Resident Hotline.
Phone: 312.996.8662

GME Policy Manual
Policy 37: Resident Work Environment
Policy 14A: Fatigue Mitigation
Policy 10: Salary and Benefits
Website: GME Policy Manual

UIC Night Ride provides a safe and dependable means for students, staff, and authorized visitors of the UIC community to move about within the boundaries of the represented service area after the cessation of our intracampus fixed-route transportation services.
Phone: 312.996.6800
Website: NightRide

Office for Access and Equity (OAE)
As part of the Office of the Chancellor, OAE strives to increase access to employment, programs, and services in an environment free of unlawful discrimination and harassment.
809 S. Marshfield Avenue, Room 717
Phone: 312.996.8670
Website: OAE

Office of Applied Psychological Services (OAPS)
OAPS is a mental health clinic in the Psychology Department at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC). OAPS serves the UIC community, including faculty, staff, and students, as well as those living or working in the greater Chicago-area.
Behavioral Sciences Building (BSB)
1007 West Harrison Street, Room 3011A
Phone: 312.996.2540
Website: OAPS

Office of International Services (OIS)
OIS supports new international students through the transition to life in the US and study at UIC during International Student Orientation.
Student Services Building (SSB)
1200 W. Harrison Street (MC 326), Room 2160
Phone: 312.996.3121
Website: OIS

Police/Student Patrol Escort
Students, faculty, and staff may request an escort to accompany them to their campus destination on foot by calling 312-996-2830.

Resident Forum
The Resident Forum provides all residents and fellows with a venue where they can anonymously voice concerns about issues that affect all UI Health residents and fellows.
Location: TBD
Date: TBD

UIC Counseling Center
The Counseling Center provides diverse services to help students deal with stress, handle a crisis or trauma, cope with the transition to college, gain strength from gender and cultural identity, or manage serious mental illness and many other issues. Our counselors can help students increase resilience and positive well-being by developing effective coping and problem-solving skills.
Student Services Building (SSB)
1200 West Harrison, Suite 2010
Phone: 312.996.3490
Hours: 8 am - 5 pm, Monday-Friday
Website: UIC Counseling Center

UIC Sports & Fitness Center
The Sport & Fitness Center is the hub of recreational activity on the west campus. The facility is located in the middle of the Illinois Medical District and adjacent to the UIC Student Center West.
828 S. Wolcott Avenue
Website: UIC Sports & Fitness Center

University Health Service (UHS)
The department's mission is to promote the health of the employee, volunteer, or student throughout their work at the University.
Medical Sciences Building (MSB)
835 S. Wolcott Avenue Room E-144
Phone: 312.996.7420

Upcoming Events

Mondays and Thursdays, 5:45-6:45 pm
Pilates Classes Outpatient Care Center, Suite 2C
Physical Therapy Gym Room
1801 W. Taylor St

August 20, 2019, 7-10 pm
UIC Night at Wrigley Field
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August 23, 2019, 7-10:30 pm
21st Annual UIC Appreciation Night with the White Sox
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August 25, 2019
Four-hour Self Defense Course
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September 7, 2019, 4-6 pm
Flames @ the Beach
North Avenue Beach
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September 8, 2019
Four-hour Self Defense Course
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September 19, 2019, 7-10 pm
Flames Flix
UH Lawn
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September 22, 2019
Four-hour Self Defense Course
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September 27-29, 2019, 1-10 pm
UIC Carnival Days
Parking Lot 6
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October 6, 2019
Four-hour Self Defense Course
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October 20, 2019
Four-hour Self Defense Course
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November 3, 2019
Four-hour Self Defense Course
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November 10, 2019
Four-hour Self Defense Course
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December 1, 2019
Four-hour Self Defense Course
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December 15, 2019
Four-hour Self Defense Course
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