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Resident Well Being

The Emory School of Medicine Office of Graduate Medical Education is committed to ensuring that residents and fellows remain physically and mentally healthy, retain their joy in learning and maintain their idealism while completing their training programs.  Emory residents and fellows play a crucial role in the lives and health of our community and are an important resource for Atlanta and Georgia.  Residency is inherently difficult and can be a stressful time and it is important that residents take care of themselves and their peers in order to get the most out of their educational experience.

Maria Aaron, MD
Associate Dean for GME 

Philip Shayne, MD
Assistant Dean for GME 


Well Being at Emory

Other Resources

Faculty Staff Assistance Program (FSAP)
404-727-WELL   (404-727-4328)

FSAP website

FSAP Crisis Resources

Online self assessments

Emotional health

Healthy Emory 

Fitness Facilities

Emory Work Life Resources

GME Benefits

GME Medical Plan

GME Gym Access

Lyft Ride Home

Lactation rooms

GME Resources Summary

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