General Surgery Wellness Committee

Our Mission

The General Surgery Wellness Committee strives to holistically support our residents as individuals and physicians. We will lead efforts in:

  1. implementing innovative, proactive initiatives to foster a community of inclusiveness and wellness
  2. continuing to embrace a culture that prioritizes resident and physician wellness.

Core Tenets

The Wellness Committee works to improve the wellbeing of our residents, and in that improve the care we provide to our patients. We foster a resident-led curriculum and core set of initiatives focusing on four core tenets of resident health:

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  • PD and APD office hours
  • Weekly resident and faculty feature on UH social media
  • Wellness lecture series
  • Chief Grand Grounds

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  • Wednesday morning education breakfasts
  • Seasonal residency activities (#ActiveSurgeons)
  • UH swag bi-annual gifts
  • Holiday call team meals
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  • Access to licensed psychiatrists and therapists
  • Care packages for injured/sick residents
  • Six wellness half-days each year


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  • Chief photo collection
  • Birthday announcements and gift
  • Bi-annual resident trivia
  • Graduation ceremony

Monthly Wellness Newsletters

Download our monthly newsletters to learn more about upcoming events and important information.

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