Our department is committed to supporting our people through a culture and work environment that fosters well-being. We recognize that a systems approach is necessary to reduce burnout and are dedicated to creating positive work and learning environments that allow all clinicians to thrive. Our efforts to cultivate well-being align with the strategic priorities of UCSF Health under the True North Pillar, "Our People".

Well-Being Resources

American Society of Anesthesiologists Well-Being Resources: Collection of well-being resources curated by the American Society of Anesthesiologists Committee on Physician Well-Being

Debriefing Tool: A tool for debriefing after difficult events



Well-Being Quarterly

Spring 2023
Fall 2022
Summer 2022 
Spring 2022
November 2021
October 2021


Useful Links

UCSF Caring for the Caregiver Program: Peer support for providers and staff when they are involved in stressful patient care experiences
UCSF Faculty and Staff Assistance Program: Free counseling services for personal and work-related issues
UCSF Mental Health Resources: Available mental health resources at UCSF and beyond
UCSF Psychiatry Coping Resources: Collection of resources for coping and emotional health curated by the UCSF Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
UCSF GME Well-Being Website: Well-being and mental health resources for residents and clinical fellows
UCSF Faces of Ability Part II: Mental Health Resilience Campaign: Campaign to de-stigmatize mental health in the UCSF community

Well Being News

Well-being working group members

This February, the department is launching five well-being working groups that are focused on designing and implementing solutions to the most pressing well-being challenges faced by our faculty.

Five working groups will spend a year tackling specific well-being concerns:

Department members at a hike on the Lands End/Sutro Trail

Stronger together, we’re excited to announce some of our recent initiatives in support of creating a positive work culture with our amazing faculty, learners and staff.

Jina Sinskey, MD, Associate Chair of Wellbeing

“Individual approaches to well-being are not sufficient; we need a systems approach.”