Resident Well-Being

Resident Well-Being Subcommittee Mission Statement

To encourage members of the GME community to flourish personally and professionally by:

  • appreciating their own abilities and strengths
  • intentionally attending to the six dimensions of well-being
  • engaging in work and learning
  • managing the challenges and stresses of life
  • connecting and contributing to their relationships and environment

Six Dimensions of Well-Being

  • Physical
  • Emotional
  • Social
  • Intellectual/educational
  • Occupational
  • Spiritual/meaningful

ReST Mental Health Program

The ReST (Resident Support Team) Program supports residents and fellows who seek assistance. Residents and fellows needing help will receive priority scheduling: please indicate when calling that a UBMD resident physician needs an appointment.

GME Mental Health Team
Center for Advanced Psychiatry
4955 N. Bailey Ave, Suite 130 Amherst, NY  14226
Phone: 716-835-1246

THRIVE - Resident Well-Being Newsletter

Resident Well-Being Subcommittee Meetings

The Resident Well-Being Subcommittee meets at 5:30 p.m. on the first Thursday of the month at Wegmans Cafe Classroom, 601 Amherst Street, Buffalo.  A healthy dinner is served.

For more information, contact Susan Orrange, PhD

2018 Resident Well-Being Subcommittee Members

Dr. Kelsey Adamson PGY1, Internal Medicine
Evette Addai              Doctoral Student, UB Counseling Psychology Program
Dr. Nikhil Agrawal PGY1, Internal Medicine
Dr. Kara Allaire PGY2/Pediatrics
Dr. Michaela Behrens PGY2/OB-GYN Sisters Hospital
Roseanne Berger, MD Senior Associate Dean, GME
Dr. Javier Bonilla PGY3/Pediatrics
Gregory Cherr, MD             Assistant Dean, GME
Catherine Cook-Cottone, PhD Associate Professor, Graduate School of Education
Kenyani Davis, MD Lead Physician - Resident and Fellow Employee Health
Dr. Kaitlyn Domres PGY3/Family Medicine
Dr. Michael Ernst PGY3/Urology
Dr. Patrick Fay PGY2, Emergency Medicine
Dr. Michael Ferrante PGY3/Anesthesiology
Lorna Fitzpatrick, MD      Program Director, Pediatrics
Dr. Matthew Gondek PGY1, Emergency Medicine
Wendy Guyker, PhD Clinical Assistant Professor, Graduate School of Education
Jennifer Hark-Hameister Training Program Administrator, Colon Rectal Surgery and Vascular Surgery
Dr. Erin Horstman PGY2, Pathology
Dr. Lizzy Kermis PGY4/OB/GYN Sisters
Dr. Annie Laurri PGY3/Internal Medicine
Elizabeth Machnica Health Communities Catalyst/Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus
Regina Makdissi, MD, FACP Co-Chair & Associate Program Director, Internal Medicine
Dzenita Manning, MD Clinical Assistant Professor, Internal Medicine
David Milling, MD Senior Associate Dean, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
Amy Numrich Assistant Training Program Administrator, Pediatrics
Dr. Chantal Ogle PGY2/Family Medicine
Susan Orrange, PhD Co-Chair & Assistant Dean, GME
Dr. Alexandra Osak PGY3/Pediatrics
Lea Passage Training Program Administrator, Pediatrics
Carrie Racsumberger Training Program Administrator, OB/GYN Sisters
Dr. Alycia Redlinski PGY3/Emergency Medicine
Gregory Schenk, MD      Clinical Assistant Professor, Family Medicine
Amanda Schiedel Human Resources Administrator, GME
Michelle Schlesinger, MD Clinical Assistant Professor, Anesthesiology
Dr. Manasi Shah PGY2, Internal Medicine
Dr. Raymond St. Marie   PGY2/Psychiatry
Sharon Sullivan Director, Operations & Project Management, GME
Dr. Winston Wey PGY1, Internal Medicine
Joyce Wienke Director, Human Resources, GME
Dr. Jane Zhao PGY7, Clinical Informatics

Well-Being Resources