Resources

Want to learn more about wellness?

  • The American College of Radiology has curated a useful set of resources that is geared specifically for Radiologists.
  • This National Academy of Medicine site provides some strategies to support clinician well-being during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • This 18 minute TED talk by a leader of one of the world’s largest physician groups discusses the fundamental drivers of physician burnout and highlights some harrowing statistics.

 

Need some help navigating work-life balance, dealing with a stressful situation, or just want some general support?

Employees of the University of Utah and University of Utah Health have access to a number of resources that support wellness. Most of them are completely free.

  • The Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is a fully confidential service that is free for University employees and their spouses or dependents. This is great first stop for any urgent, non-crisis level wellness needs, since they can help direct you to additional resources. For more information, call 800-926-9619.
  • The Resiliency Center offers a Peer Support Program, which provides support to University of Utah Health employees during, or after adverse clinical events and other stressful situations. Resilience consultations are also available to address work-life integration.  For more information, contact resiliencycenter@hsc.utah.edu or 801-213-3403.

 

Wondering if you might be suffering from burnout? There are a number of screening tools that can help you assess your level of burnout. 

  • This online form is quick to fill out and can be used by all employees.
  • This one is designed specifically for health care providers.
  • The Mayo clinic’s Well-Being index tool allows you to compare your scores to your peers and track your scores over time.

 

Are you in crisis?  Do you need help now? 

  • Help is out there.  It’s free, confidential, and available 24/7.  
  • Call the Utah Crisis Hotline: 800-273-8255  or 800-273-TALK
  • Text “HOME” to 7-41741 from any U.S. phone to access a trained crisis counselor through a secure platform.  https://www.crisistextline.org/
  • Physicians can speak with a volunteer psychiatrist from 6am-11pm (MST), 7 days a week through the Physician Support Line: 888-409-0141.

Need Help Now?

It’s free, confidential, and available 24/7

  • Call the Utah Crisis Hotline: 800-273-8255  or 800-273-TALK.

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  • Physicians can speak with a volunteer psychiatrist from 6am-11pm (MST), 7 days a week through the Physician Support Line: 888-409-0141.