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