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Professional Development Series: Wellness, Career Design, and Mentorship

The Professional Development Series, developed by the Office of Educational Improvement and Innovation, is an annual series of workshops designed for new-to-OHSU or early career faculty (though post-docs, grad students, staff and faculty at any stage are encouraged to attend whichever sessions look helpful to them as well).

This session, which covers mentorship and wellness, will be split into two parts:

  • 10 a.m. - noon: Mentorship & Career Design
  • Noon - 1 p.m.: Faculty Wellness Toolkit 

You can attend the entire three hours or come and go depending on the content that fits your needs. Register for this session and find details for the remaining sessions in the series from the Compass link above (or search "PDS" in Compass).

Wed., Nov. 15, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Camaraderie Groups

OHSU Well-Being is seeking OHSU employees to participate in a pilot program called “Camaraderie Groups”. This program is modeled on several similar programs nationally and is intended to help build a sense of community, shared purpose, workplace satisfaction and well-being among participants.

The next cohort is planned to begin in September 2023. Space is limited, so please complete the registration intake form to be added to the interest list.

Employee Assistance Program

  • As an OHSU employee, your EAP benefit provides confidential and professional assistance, including three face-to-face counseling sessions, a 24-hour crisis line, legal consultations, financial coaching, child and eldercare resource retrieval services and a home ownership program.
  • Cost: Free to all benefit-eligible employees and their dependents, regardless of the medical plan you are enrolled in.

Employee Resource Groups

  • ERGs provide opportunities for career development, social support, networking, mentoring, community participation, cultural awareness and employee engagement.
  • Learn more about and join one of these OHSU-sponsored and employee-managed groups, which are comprised of faculty and staff from underrepresented backgrounds or who share a common background or similar interest and their allies.

OHSU Peer Support Program

  • Peer support is an accessible and powerful intervention that can reduce distress and promote wellness among health care providers, particularly after an adverse event. The Resident and Faculty Wellness Program (RFWP) developed a peer support program to provide trained clinical faculty peer supporters to OHSU School of Medicine faculty, fellows and residents.

OHSU Well-being

  • The mission of OHSU Well-being is to collaboratively improve the well-being of the OHSU community through the intentional organization, implementation and evaluation of efforts to improve well-being for staff, faculty, and learners. Explore the page to find data from past Pulse Surveys and to learn more about their resources and programs, including Camaraderie Groups, the Well-Being Grant Program, and more.

Promoting well-being across the medical education continuum

  • Mary Moffit, Ph.D., Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Director of the Resident and Faculty Wellness Program was one of the speakers at this AMA webinar, which discussed national innovative efforts to prevent burnout and promote well-being throughout the physician education continuum.
  • Register using the link above to watch the recording.

The Resident and Faculty Wellness Program

  • The RFWP seeks to provide an array of services to increase clinician wellness and reduce burnout and distress, thereby facilitating a strong and thriving workforce. The program includes confidential counseling and coaching services at the OHSU Marquam Hill campus. Experienced psychologists and psychiatrists also provide professional services in a private location with no EPIC documentation.
  • Cost: Free

SPARK Wellness

  • Spark is the employee wellness program as of January, 2018 and encompasses everything wellness at OHSU. Broadly speaking, this program advocates for a healthy workplace, a place where you feel supported and empowered to pursue physical, emotional, workplace and financial well-being.
  • Cost: Free to OHSU employees

Wellness Consults for Leaders and Teams

  • The Wellness Consults for Leaders and Teams program offers individualized support for team leaders and groups experiencing distress. The consult service includes facilitated supportive listening sessions, individual and team wellness workshops, and 1:1 support for leaders on how to advance team well-being.
  • Contact the OHSU Well-being Leadership Team email at OHSUWellBeing@ohsu.edu to learn more.

COVID-19 Wellness at OHSU

  • This website was put together to help all members of the OHSU community find the wellness resources they need to support themselves, their loved ones and one another as we respond to the COVID-19 pandemic together.

Psychological resilience amidst COVID-19

  • This letter from Sydney Ey and Mary Moffit of the Resident and Faculty Wellness Program includes information and resources that may be helpful to those of us dealing with the unique stress caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

OHSU Center for Ethics Health Care Response to COVID-19

  • The Center for Ethics in Health Care has produced a series of educational webinars focusing on ethics and compassionate communication in the context of this pandemic. All videos are free of charge and available on demand.

Fidelity Individual Sessions

  • Maximize your retirement savings and help meet your other financial goals with an in-person consultation with a Fidelity Retirement Planner.
  • Time: One hour meetings at either CHH, Market Square Building, Marquam Hill, or West Campus.
  • Cost: Free

Mindfulness Breath by Breath Class

  • Breath by Breath is an ongoing drop-in class inspired by the Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Program. This class is tailored to support patients, caregivers and staff as they pursue well-being in the OHSU healthcare environment.
  • Time: Classes are 60 minutes and are offered at various times at OHSU.
  • Cost: Free

A physicians discovers the power of mastermind groups

  • This article, written by OHSU's Jeanne-Marie Guise, M.D., Ph.D., provides a description of how to start a women leaders Mastermind group to help address burnout and improve retention.

March Wellness and Fitness Center

  • March Wellness and Fitness Center offers health and fitness programs, based in science, that are designed to strengthen and nurture all aspects of your daily life — no matter what your state of health or stage of life — in a safe, supportive and motivating environment.
  • Cost: Membership required. Details available from March Wellness.

Racial Trauma Resources

  • This site is a space of healing that embraces psychological and physical safety as the core and builds peace of mind for all People of Color, Under-represented minorities, and the intersectional spaces these groups hold.