MTP Balancing Work-Life: Additional Resources

Further Reading

A checklist for making good choices in trying—or tranquil—times. Clever L, West J Med. 2001 Jan:174(1):41-3.

Student JAMA. Physician Burnout. Chopra SS, Sotile WM, Sotile MO. JAMA. 2004 Feb 4;291(5):633.

Mid-Career Burnout in Generalist and Specialist Physicians. Spickard A Jr, Gabbe SG, Christensen JF. JAMA 2002;288:1447-1450

Practitioner Well-being. Behavioral Medicine: A Guide for Clinical Practice. Suchman, AL, Ramamurthy, G. Third Edition (2008), pp: 44-48.

UCSF Resources


UCSF Work-life Resources for Faculty for Academic Policies

UCSF Work-life Resources for Faculty for Family and Sick Leave includes links to resources related to family, women's, and lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender issues

UCSF Academic Affairs Faculty Mentoring Program

University Life—organization, structure and work life of faculty at UCSF

Bay Area Living—General Resources, Schools, Lifestyle, and Government and Transportation

Chancellor's Advisory Committee on the Status of Women (CACSW)—resources Including Parenting, Elder Care, and Life Resources

UCSF Faculty Housing Assistance Programs—UC offers housing assistance programs available to UCSF faculty

UCSF Housing Options

UCSF childcare centers

School of Medicine Travel Award Program—It supports faculty development by providing one award of up to $2,000 to finance child, elder, or other dependent care expenses while faculty travel to conferences.

Tips for Work-Life Balance as an Ob-Gyn at UCSF (PDF 32KB)

External Resources

Information for Parents—Golden Gate Mothers Group, including various seminars ranging from childcare, family support, education, and play dates

Sittercity—find babysitters and nannies, free membership for UC employees

The savvy source provides Preschool ratings for the country and has resources on children activities, books, camps, classes for kids

The Jewish Community Center provides variety of activities for everyone in the family including sports, music, dance, art classes for adults and children

Physician Life Balance

Balancing Family & Academic Work—American Association of University Professors

Balancing Work and Life—The Chronicle Forums

MomMD: Connecting women in medicine—Balancing Career and Family