One of the skills that most adults need to learn is self-care. As resident physicians, this is especially important because residents sometimes work physically, mentally, and emotionally exhausting schedules, which can be harmful to themselves and their ability provide professional patient care.

It takes time to learn these skills. See below for some of the options.

Depression & Burnout

Employee Assistance Plan (EAP)

  • Refer to your individual institution. 

Online depression & burnout resources (free)

In crisis (available 24/7)

Sleep & Wellness

  • Too tired to drive home after a shift? Be safe:
    • Call a cab
    • Call Uber or Lyft

Online Sleep & Wellness Resources