Work-Life Balance

On a quarterly basis OFD offers events for the purpose of wellness, community building, stress reduction and programs with work-life balance topics. For a list of what is currently being offered visit our home page under OFD Program Offerings. Here are examples of past offerings.

  • WU Kid Docs Book Club:  Contact Janet Braun to be placed on the email distribution list for updates on book club.
  • Happy Hours
  • Movie Night
  • Faculty Quarterly Breakfast
  • Foam Rolling
  • Chair massage

Work-Life Balance Policies/Benefits at WUSM (Downloadable brochure)
Wellness-Furthering Your Career Satisfaction (Downloaded brochure)

Hiring, retaining and promoting a top team of innovative, dedicated and motivated physicians and scientists is a priority at Washington University School of Medicine (WUSM), and we are committed to helping our faculty achieve optimum work-life balance and career satisfaction. This brochure provides an overview of key resources and benefits that can help faculty accommodate the demands of career and personal life, including:

  • Family Care
  • Work-Life Balance
  • Benefits
  • University Services

Professional Support

Child Health Advocacy Interest Group

Academic Women's Network

Office of Ombuds at WUSM


American Medical Women’s Association - a national organization dedicated to promoting women’s health, improving the professional development and personal well-being of its members, and increasing the influence of women in all aspects of the medical professional.

Association of Women Faculty - foster professional and social interactions among women faculty, to defend campus-wide diversity and to advance the interests of women faculty at Washington University in St. Louis.