Internal Medicine Residency Wellness | Palisades Medical Center   


Our residents are essential partners in creating an environment that promotes wellness, resilience and effectively prevents or manages burnout. We believe the major factors associated with resident well-being are autonomy, building of competence, strong social relatedness, sleep, and time away from work. To foster a culture of wellness, our Internal Medicine residency program promotes the following: Safety and quality of patient care, Fitness for work, Recognizing the signs of fatigue, burnout and sleep deprivation in themselves and others, Sleep hygiene, Use of feasible, evidenced-based techniques, such as mindfulness, to promote and enhance resilience.

Resident Wellness Activities

  • 5 wellness days per academic year
  • Compensation for all major holidays
  • 2 annual program wide social events
  • Holiday party

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