Wellness Resources

The GMEC Subcommittee on Wellness is committed to promoting the physical, mental and emotional well being of the faculty, housestaff, and staff in the GME programs at USA. We acknowledge the challenges that lead to burnout, depression and suicide, and we work to assist physicians as they strive for personal balance, professional fulfillment, and joy in their vocation.  

Wellness Contacts

When you feel that you need to seek support, you should reach out to one of the following:

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Local Resources
  • Your department chair or GME program director
  • Samuel McQuiston, MD, assistant dean for graduate medical education, at 251.471.7206
  • Candace Park, PhD, LPC, NCC, director of the USA Employee Assistance Program, at 251.460.6141
  • Staff at Bayview Professional Associates at 251.660.2360 or 888.335.3044

USA Links

Benefits & Wellness Webpage

Wellness at South Webpage

GME Speakers on Personal Health and Wellness

Internet Resources

The Ten Commandements of Physician Wellness by Edward J. Krall, MD

Steps Forward Program by the AMA

Charter on Physician Well-being 

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Graduate Medical Education

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Phone 251.471.7206  •  Fax 251.471.7875

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