General Surgery Well-Being Committee

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Our Mission

The General Surgery Well-Being 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 well-being.
  2. continuing to embrace a culture that prioritizes resident and physician well-being.

Core Tenets

The Well-Being 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:

For a complete list of Trainee Well-Being resources, please visit the GME Well-Being website.

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Resident Well-Being

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  • PD and APD office hours
  • Weekly resident and faculty feature on UH social media
  • Well-Being 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 well-being half-days each year


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

Monthly Well-Being Newsletters

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

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