Resident Wellness


Pediatric Residents having dinner

Our program has annual Resident Retreats, as well as quarterly Department socials.

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Residents at a fun activity

Resident Wellness Includes

  • Quarterly fun days as ‘Residents Only” where residents and their families have a half day blocked off to explore what their city has to offer
    • Previous fun days have included
      • Day at the Fresno Chaffee Zoo
      • Food and Fun at Sandals at the Beach
      • Inflatable Indoor Arena for games
      • Friendly Competition at various attending’s homes
    • Quarterly Socials are events where faculty and residents share fun, food, and at times games to celebrate the spirit of the season
    • Annual Resident Holiday party is often a highlight for the residents where all residents are covered and encouraged to attend a night of festivities and Secret Santa

Resident Retreat

  • The Annual Retreat is for all residents and their families to get together to relax and rejuvenate while reflecting on professional growth.
  • Coverage is provided so all three years are able to attend the overnight retreat.
  • Previous Retreats have been at
    • ECCO Yosemite: located in a beautiful serene setting near Yosemite Valley where residents are able to participate in team building, group exercises, campfire with smores, and a hike to Yosemite
    • Wonder Valley Ranch Resort: a fun-filled event where residents can participate in team building, a ropes course, blind canoe racing, campfire with smores, a trampoline park, and other activities.

Program Director Message

Jim Davis

Steven Foster, DO, FAAP

Program Director

We emphasize academic excellence in a supportive family environment that encourages personal growth and diverse clinical experiences.

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