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House Staff Wellness

Being a resident at a major teaching hospital is a rewarding but demanding experience: You work long hours and may face emotional, physical, and intellectual challenges on a daily basis. In order to provide patients with the best care possible, you also need to take care of yourself. 

RUMC is committed to providing resources to help our residents  manage the daily demands of being a physician in training. 

Mental Health Benefits:

As a resident at Richmond University Medical Center, you have access to an array of mental health benefits. Please contact the RUMC Benefits Service Center @ 866-428-8912 or visit their website  if you have any questions regarding these benefits or difficulty accessing the website please contact Linda Bianchini in Human Resources #83246 or by email

Fitness Deals:

YMCA – 50% off initiation and 15% off Individual or Family membership, for more information please call 718-981-4933 email Membership at:   or visit

L.A. Fitness – Specialized rates for RUMC Residents, for more information please call 917-722-2604 or visit:

Weight Watchers at RUMC – Weekly meetings are held in the MLB conference room on the 1st floor. For more information about the program please contact Phyliss Minunni #8141 or

Or by visiting:


Northstar Yoga –

Yoga to practice at home: 
Yoga for Anxiety
Yoga for Depression

Eating Healthy:

RUMC has made a commitment to the health of it’s employees by partnering with our food service provider Aramark to offer Healthy for Life© food choices in our cafeteria and patient meals.

For more information about Healthy for Life please visit: