Wellness Resources for Residents

The Department of Surgery holds an annual retreat for General Surgery Residents—see below for photos.

In addition to the annual retreat, recurring wellness offerings include:

  • Weekly "Muffins and Meditation" conferences with Dr. Barry Platnick at Denver Health, every Wednesday morning 7:30-8:30 am.
  • Intern Coaching and Mentoring Program with Program Directors, started 8/21/20
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Resident Mental Health Clinic

AVAILABLE 24 / 7

303-724-4716 (business hours)

303-370-9127 (after hours)

E-mail (for appointments only): smhservice@ucdenver.edu

More information:


​Colorado Physician Health Program

Counseling and health assistance for residents.

Phone: 303-860-0122

Office Hours: M-F 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Website: cphp.org


Fatigue Management and Taxi Reimbursement

CHCO — Eric Sommers — 303-246-6032

DHHA — Richard Klepper — 303-602-2392 (Sleep Facilities)

DHHA — Audrey Martinez — 303-602-4962 (Taxi Reimbursement)

VA — Thomas J. Meyer — 303-266-9636

UCH — Hospital Manager — 720-848-4296