Graduate Medical Education - Resident and Fellow Wellbeing Program

Resources for Wellbeing

Closed Facebook group for residents/fellows ONLY


National Academy of Medicine Action Collaborative on Clinician Well-Being and Resilience
Greater Good resources for Wellbeing –
ACGME resources
Self-care from the Center for Mind Body Medicine
AAMC resources for wellbeing
Free Guided Meditations
Free Guided Meditations
Duke Shame Conversations
ACGME pod cast, app, and videos


AWARE podcast "ACGME AWARE" on spotify 

TED Talks

Brene Brown: Listening to shame
Suzie Brown: Concert of melody & medicine
Atul Gawande: How we heal medicine
Brian Goldman: Doctors make mistakes
Abraham Verghese: A doctor’s touch
Vivek Murthy – The Problem of Loneliness at Work
Eric Dishman: Health care should be a team sport



  • Attending: Medicine, Mindfulness, and Humanity. 2017 Ron Epstein
  • How to Survive in Medicine: Personally and Professionally. 2013 Jenny Firth-Cozens 
  • Back to Balance: The Art, Science, and Business of Medicine. 2018 Halee Fischer-Wright 
  • The Compassionate Connection: The Healing Power of Empathy and Mindful Listening. 2018 David Rakel 
  • My Grandmother Told Me to Tell You She’s Sorry. 2016 Fredrik Backman 
  • When You are Engulfed in Flames. 2009 David Sedaris
  • Radical Acceptance. 2003 Tara Brach
  • Kitchen Table Wisdom. 1994 Rachel Naomi Remen 
  • When Breath Becomes Air. 2016 Paul Kalanithi
  • Feeling Good—the New Mood Therapy. 1980 David D Burns
  • Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking. 2005 Malcom Gladwell
  • Better: A Surgeon's Notes on Performance. 2008 Atul Gawande
  • The Doctor Stories. 1984 William Carlos Williams 
  • Mountains Beyond Mountans, 2003 Tracy Kidder 
  • When Doctors Don't Listen: How to Avoid Misdiagnoses and Unnecessary Tests. 2013 Leana Wen, Joshua Kosowsky
  • Languages of Care in Narrative Medicine: Words, Space and Time in the Healthcare Ecosystem. 2019 Maria Giulia Marini

Articles and Resources 

Wellbeing Assessment PDF