Residents and fellows are encouraged to assess themselves through Psychiatry.org for burnout and/or depression.
Physician Wellness Program
The Physician Wellness Program (PWP) is available to all Residents/Fellows as part of their enrollment in the Palm Beach County Medical Society at no additional cost. PWP clinical psychologists and licensed clinical social workers can be reached for confidential counseling through the 24/7 support website. Visit the PWP website for participating therapists
Physician Support Line
Free and confidential talk with psychiatrists | No appointment necessary
Open 7 days a week | 8:00AM - 1:00AM ET
FAU Counseling and Psychological Services
FAU Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) provides crisis/urgent intervention services to Residents/Fellows. See the CAPS webpage for more details and other local and national crisis resources.
As FAU employees, you are encouraged to take advantage of resources for ongoing wellness. Visit the Provost Faculty Wellness webpage.
Residents and Fellows are encouraged to take advantage of FAU Medicine, the University-operated primary care physician practice in Boca Raton offering adult primary care and preventive health services. FAU Medicine is conveniently located in the Galen Medical Building, 880 NW 13th St., in Boca Raton across near the FAU Boca Raton campus. FAU Medicine accepts insurance from traditional Medicare Part B and other major insurance plans such as Florida Blue and United Healthcare. The on-site Wellness Hub also hosts wellness related activities FREE and open to the public. For more information or to make an appointment at FAU Medicine, visit www.faumedicine.org or call 561-566-5328.
Employee Assistance Program
As part of your employment with FAU, the Employee Assistance Program is administered through AETNA and provides confidential services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Login ID: Florida Atlantic University, Password: EAP
Toll Free: 800-865-3200
There are many valuable resources available to you including:
Services also include free weekly webinars on a variety of topics such as communication, stress management, coping skills, parenting, relationships, healthy living and more.
Legal and Financial Services
You and members of your household have access to legal, financial and identity theft professionals who can help resolve issues and concerns.
Consortium Hospital Resources
Our hospital partners have resources available to residents including fitness discounts and community information. Please contact these representatives for more information.
Bethesda Hospital East
Mary Ann Jensen, BSN, RN
Employee Health Nurse/Case Manager
561-737-7733 ext 84779
Boca Raton Regional Hospital
Vice President of HR
Delray Medical Center and West Boca Medical Center
Humberto J. Munoz, RPh, MHSA
Vice President of Academic Affairs
St. Mary’s Medical Center
ACGME Well-Being Tools and Resources
The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) offers Resources on physician, including an application for recognition and mitigation of stress and burnout, and to aid in improving overall well-being. https://www.acgme.org/What-We-Do/Initiatives/Physician-Well-Being/Resources
Check out these additional resources that are being offered FREE during the COVID-19 pandemic: