Women meditating in park by water

At Kaiser Permanente, 'thrive' cannot just be a slogan. It must be the way we live our lives.

Robert Pearl, MD, Regional Director & CEO, The Permanente Medical Group

Wellness Resources for Residents

Personal Health & Wellness

  • Physician Health Fairs
  • Friday Farmer’s Markets
  • Get Out, Get Active, & Get Fit Program
  • Running Clubs & Cycling Groups
  • Yoga Classes for Physicians
  • Healthy Kitchen Cooking Program
  • Ergonomic Assessment and Consultation

Community Building

  • Community Service/Volunteering Website
  • Physician Wellness Websites & Newsletters
  • Women Physicians’ Roundtable
  • No Agenda Physician Wellness Lunches
  • National Physician Day Celebrations
  • Weekend Family Retreats
  • Social & cultural events: family picnics, golf tournaments, etc.

Work / Life

  • Child Care Resource & Referral Service
  • Child Care Discount Program through national providers
  • Dependent Care Spending Account
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Commuter Spending Account

Physician Resiliency

  • Stress Management Program
  • Mindfulness-Based Meditation Classes for Physicians

Work Environment

  • Clinician-Patient Communication Consultants
  • Desk-top Medicine & Time Management Programs