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Residency Wellness Council

The Internal Medicine Residency Wellness Council seeks to build camaraderie and cohesiveness by providing social events, work environment enhancements, and interactive conferences to promote individual wellness both at work and home. This active group meets regularly and responds to current resident needs.  

Learn more about Resident Life and Wellness

Internal Medicine residents and faculty at a resident retreat.

Internal Medicine residents and faculty at a resident retreat.

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Internal Medicine residents snuggling with puppies outside of Midtown Clinic.

Internal Medicine residents snuggling with puppies outside of Midtown Clinic.

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Internal Medicine chief residents enjoying a bowling outing.

Internal Medicine chief residents and their significant others enjoying a bowling outing.

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Residents and faculty compete in a ping pong tournament in the resident lounge.

Residents and faculty compete in a ping pong tournament in the resident lounge.

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Internal Medicine resident and faculty golf outing.

Internal Medicine resident and faculty golf outing.

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The Eight Domains of Wellness

Guided by the eight domains of wellness, the Internal Medicine Residency Wellness Council is able to respond to current resident needs and provide support during training.

The Internal Medicine Residency Wellness Council is guided by the eight domains of wellness.
Emotional Coping effectively with life and creating satisfying relationships
Environmental Good health by occupying pleasant, stimulating environments that support well-being
Financial Satisfaction with current and future financial situations
Intellectual Recognizing creative abilities and finding ways to expand knowledge and skills
Occupational Personal satisfaction and enrichment from one’s work
Physical Recognizing the need for physical activity, healthy foods and sleep
Social Developing a sense of connection, belonging and a well-developed support system
Spiritual Expanding a sense of purpose and meaning in life