Physical Wellness

Physical Wellness

Staying physically active and healthy is an important key to supporting physician wellness. Resources to promote physical wellness are available to all our trainees.

GME call rooms/nap rooms are located proximate to the GME Office area in UK Chandler Hospital Pavilion H and have been recently renovated. Many of our programs also have site specific and program specific call room/nap room areas that are utilized by trainees during specific rotations.

At Good Samaritan Hospital there is also a resident work room area available for use by all programs.

Fitness Facilities

Residents and fellows have free access to a resident/fellow only gym located in UK Chandler Hospital Pavilion H basement: Room HQ-2. The area is available 24/7 via secured entry access.

Other convenient locations for gym access are the Johnson Center and the Alumni Gym. Both are located on the UK campus within a 3-5 minute walk from UK Chandler Hospital. Residents and fellows can join at UK staff membership rates. More information is available at: https://www.uky.edu/recwell/JC-AG-memberships

Residents and fellows may also purchase a UK MoveWell membership to access the MoveWell Employee Fitness Center and the Seaton Center fitness facility. Both are located on the UK campus within a 3-5 minute walk from UK Chandler Hospital The cost is $7 per month and includes access to group fitness classes. More information is available at: https://www.uky.edu/hr/wellness/move/fitness-centers

Nutrition

UK provides a variety of options for consulting with a registered dietitician, participating in guided nutrition programs, and exploring recipes and grocery store options: https://www.uky.edu/hr/wellness/eat

Health Coaching and Well-being Consultations

UK's "Be Well" program offers support for health coaching, tobacco cessation, KORU mindfulness training: https://www.uky.edu/hr/wellness/be

Lactation Spaces

Here is the link to a map of UKHC Lactation Spaces in Chandler: https://luky.sharepoint.com/sites/medicine/gme/gmewellness/GME%20Wellnes...

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