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Faculty burnout is a national, complex, and systemic issue. As we navigate in an increasingly stressful environment while meeting our missions, UNC has adopted the Quadruple Aim: a focus on enhancing patient experience, improving population health, reducing costs, and improving provider work life. The way forward requires novel approaches that integrate and add wellness as a critical metric in our collective performance as an institution. Please visit for more information on the School of Medicine’s programs to address wellness.

In 2020, the Department of Pediatrics Faculty Development Program in collaboration with Dr. Suzanne Kennedy of the Children’s Research Institute launched a pilot program integrating wellness coaching into the Department’s Faculty Mentoring Program. For further information about this, please contact Dr. Kennedy at

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