Find contacts to assist you with emergent, urgent, and moderate psychiatric needs. Includes information about the Resident and Fellow Assistance Program (RAP), offering confidential counseling services at no cost for residents/fellows and their immediate family members.
Wellbeing is a state of balance or alignment in body, mind, and spirit. The University of Minnesota's Center for Spirituality & Healing provides a wealth of tools and resources to help you find purpose, contentment, and connection. Offerings include online modules, in-person events, and more.
Well-Being Index app
To help screen for burnout, the Mayo Clinic has recently developed a tool called My Well-Being Index. By answering a few questions, you can compare your risk for burnout to a national sample. You can also track your progress over time, and access a set of helpful resources. Sign up for free by downloading the Well-Being Index app for iPhone or Android.
Work / home balance
- The child care page maintained by the Office of Human Resources contains information about finding child care, local options, and paying for child care.
- The lactation support page lists lactation spaces available at training sites throughout the metro, as well as links to additional UMN resources.
- The UMN EOAA maintains a religious accommodation page with policies and resources.
The University of Minnesota Medical School is committed to providing an educational and work environment in which trainees may raise and resolve issues without fear of intimidation or retaliation and in a confidential and protected manner.
UMN Support Offices
This peer-selected council of trainees meets monthly to discuss topics that effect the learning, wellbeing, and social aspects of residency/fellowship training. Reach out with questions, concerns, or feedback.