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Resources for Residents & Fellows - GME Physicians

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Resources for Residents & Fellows - Graduate Medical Education (GME) Physicians

UC San Diego has approximately 1000 residents and fellows, with over 350 of these physicians entering our institution each year. 

Wellness Director

Dr. Steve Huege is the new Director of Wellness for Graduate Medical Education (GME).  He is a graduate of Duke University and University of Texas Southwestern Medical School.  After completing his psychiatry residency at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, he completed his geriatric psychiatry fellowship at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.  Dr. Huege also holds a Masters in Medical Education from Penn Graduate School of Education. Dr. Huege has served in several roles in GME and wellness as a fellowship program director and Chair of the Physician Well-being Committee.  He is excited to serve in this new role to advocate for the wellness of UCSD house staff and to support a culture of inclusivity, reducing stigma surrounding mental illness and accessing care.

GME House Officer Resources

The Office of Graduate Medical Education maintains well-established resources on the House Officer site. 

Navigate to the House Officer site

Robust mental health resources

Crisis support, therapy, counseling, coaching, wellness programs, classes, and more.

access the mental health resources


Ginger Mental Health offers 24/7 on-request mental health support and behavioral coaching. GME physicians have free access with UCSD email. To get started with Ginger, download the Ginger app,  select your sponsor, and enter your basic identity info.

We are also excited for the launch of Ginger for our clinical physicians this Spring with more details to come.