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USF Health - Faculty Assistance Program Newsletter

When Self-Help Isn't Enough: Who Can You Trust With Your Secret Struggles?

Doctors can have trouble thinking of themselves as patients. That’s especially true when they are struggling with stress, mental health issues, suicidal thoughts, substance abuse or serious relationship difficulties.

USF Health - Faculty Assistance Program Newsletter

Friends: Good For Your Health

When we find ourselves too busy to maintain friendships, we run the risk of losing our social support when we need it most. Our health—physical and mental—suffers when we are isolated.

USF Health - Faculty Assistance Program Newsletter

Undivided attention: The connection that matters most

Giving anyone your
undivided attention is more
difficult than ever. Technology
makes it possible to multitask
almost constantly. Our
electronic tools simplify many tasks, like getting directions,
making travel reservations
and reading a patient’s test
results. Yet the same tools can
distract us.

USF Health - Faculty Assistance Program Newsletter

When teamwork isn't working: Fixes for the teams you depend on

When a team tackles any project, there can be hidden hazards and predictable pitfalls. Yet complex problems are best solved by teams, as researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana- Champaign found.


Online courses: How to get the most out of the experience

An online class can fit into your busy lifestyle, or it can take over your life. To learn what works—and what doesn’t—we talked to Steve Grothe, adjunct business instructor.

USF Health - Faculty Assistance Program Newsletter

EQ is not enough: Multiple intelligences for successful leadership

The first modern intelligence test is now nearly 110 years old. The study of types of intelligence has evolved since the early work of Alfred Binet and Theodore Simon.

USF Health - Faculty Assistance Program Newsletter

Having a life, now: The effort that will protect you later

When you feel like you don’t have a minute to spare, your family, friends and leisure activities get bumped off the schedule. Yet it’s strong ties to family, friends and activities outside of residency that contribute most to mental and physical health, studies show.


Utah: Business Elevated

With peaks as high as 13,528 feet, Utah soars above other states. It also has climbed to high-profile status for its information technology and software infrastructure, talent base and opportunities.


Philadelphia: A City of Choice

Philadelphia is a city of firsts. Steeped in history, it is also a modern renaissance city. And now, a new generation is making Philadelphia its city of first choice.

Adventurelessons article article

Adventure lessons

Adventure lessons. By Susan Burnell. Today, successful working people aren't waiting until they retire to have memorable travel experiences. Rather, many are  ......

Best sleep article article

Personal Economy

Getting the best night’s sleep, wherever in the world you are.

Multigen travel article article

Exploring the multigenerational travel experience

By Susan Burnell. Traveling around the world with parents, siblings, kids, grandkids, and assorted family members can be an enriching assortment of shared ......

Purpose repurpose article article

Purpose and repurpose: when work and passions align, the planet benefits

Purpose and repurpose: when work and passions align...


The Future of How Things Are Made

Autodesk's new industrial revolution is transforming design, engineering and entertainment.

Boldmoves article article

Bold moves: when a career opportunity means relocating to another ...

By Susan Burnell. Chasing a dream job sometimes means leaving home for another country. There are challenges, surprising benefits and more than a few ......