Occupational Health and Wellness is the award winning umbrella division that engages faculty and staff with innovative programs that maximize productivity and well-being.
The Occupational Health Clinic (OHC) protects faculty and staff health while they are at work through programs to monitor exposure to workplace hazards and treat work-related illness and injury. The OHC also offers an Express Care Clinic for limited non-work related health care needs. Lori Rolando, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor of Medicine, is the Director of OHC; Michael Chin, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor of Medicine, is the Assistant Director of OHC; and Ana Nobis, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor of Medicine, sees patients in OHC.
Health Plus provides health promotion and prevention services that promote healthy lifestyles 24 hours a day, at home and at work. Go for the Gold can help you achieve a healthier and more productive life by identifying health risks and taking action to reduce those risks. Rosette Chakkalakal, MD, MHS, Assistant Professor of Medicine, spends a portion of her time as Medical Director for Health Plus.
Work/Life Connections – EAP (WLC) promotes problem solving and stress resilience through group education and brief individual counseling or coaching. It has services devoted to the special issues encountered by faculty, physicians, and nurses in addition to those provided other staff.
The Faculty and Physician Wellness Program (FPWP) began in 1999 to meet the growing needs of professionals coping with stress, depression, addiction and other emotional and behavioral issues. The FPWP is conducted through collaboration with the VUMC Department of Psychiatry.
VWell is an initiative to empower physician well-being. Beth Ann Yakes, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, works with me on this initiative. Your Well-being Navigator provides resources to enhance your well-being.
The SHARE Center –Sexual Harassment: Awareness, Response, and Education -- is a confidential resource for VUMC employees who have been impacted by workplace sexual harassment.
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