Well-Being Task Force



In partnership with our affiliate hospital, Erlanger Health System (EHS), our campus has appointed a Well-Being Task Force that is dedicated to:

  • Understanding and promoting physician and trainee engagement and well-being
  • Providing resources for physicians and trainees that help them promote their own wellness
  • Discovering personal and organizational approaches to prevent and address physician and trainee distress
  • Creating a workplace culture that is energy replenishing                                                            

Promoting the R in RVU-Relationship Valued Unit- An EHS and UTCOMC Partnership

UTCOMC Ombudsperson Program 2018

2018 Erlanger Burnout Survey Results

2016 Erlanger Burnout Survey Results


Mukta Panda, M
D, MACP, FRCP-London
Professor and Assistant Dean for Medical Student Education and Well-Being 



R. Bruce Shack, MD, Professor and Dean

Robert C. Fore, EdD, Professor and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs/DIO

William L. Jackson Jr., MD, MBA, Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer (Erlanger)

Jan Keys, DNPRN, FACE, Senior Vice President and Chief Nursing Executive (Erlanger)

Pamela Gordon, MBA, CPHQ, Vice President of Patient Safety and Quality (Erlanger)

James Sizemore, MD, Assistant Professor and Chief of Staff

W. Heath Giles, MD, Assistant Professor and Program Director, Surgery Residency 

Janara J. Huff, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor, and Past Program Director, Pediatrics Residency

Sudave Mendiratta, MD, Assistant Professor and Chair, Emergency Medicine, and Program Director, Emergency Medicine Residency

Bob Zylstra, Ed.D., LCSW, Professor and Assistant Program Director, and Director of Behavioral Science, Family Medicine Residency

Jeremy Lambert, Chaplain (Erlanger)

Jamie Gilbreath, MS, GME Representative

Olivia Morin, MD, PGY-4 Surgery Resident, House Staff Association President, and Resident Advisory Board Representative  


Revised 7/25/2018

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