Wellness Day: Games in the Park
We ate Jersey Mike's in the park then played autmn-themed charades, kickball, ultimate frisby, and more.
Didactics: Playdough Brain
We kicked off our Neuropharmacology didactic series with this fun exercise from NNCI. Watch the video and try at home!!
Dr. Patty Shi and Dr. My Phuong Tong, our wellness chiefs for the year, organized an awesome summer wellness series that ranged from hanging out with therapy dogs to Bob Ross finger painting to a photo scavenger hunt!!
Intern Welcome Party!!
We gathered to celebrate our awesome new Class of 2026 with food and festivities. After pizza and an ice cream bar, each resident class did a little presentation introducing themselves to the new interns. The PGY2 class performed a rewritten version of a POP classic with Austin on guitar, the PGY3 class rapped their intros, and the PGY4 class made a mini movie parody of Ocean's 11.
Residency Retreat: Lake Arrowhead!!
Residency Program Reflection (RPR) is a biannual opportunity for us to identify specific areas in the residency we would like to improve, break into groups to brainstorm solutions, form QI task forces, play games, listen to Dr. Lee sing his own parody songs, eat food, and connect with each other. For the first time since COVID, Spring RPR was in-person at Lake Arrowhead!!
Wellness Day: Farm
Fun times with plants and animals!
We gathered for some delicious food, a White Elephant Gift Exchange, a Christmas Sweater Runway, and lots of laughter.
Wellness Day: Pumpkin Carving
We had lunch as classes then came together for a pumpkin carving competition and games!
Fantasy Basketball Draft
Dr. Lee hosted our in-person fantasy basketball draft this year!
Wellness Day: Scavenger Hunt
We split into classes for lunch then went on a city-wide scavenger hunt.
For our interns' first few Wednesdays of residency, we dedicated time to decorating cupcakes, group painting, and hanging out with therapy dogs!
NBA Finals Watch Party
A bunch of us got together to watch game 2 of the NBA finals over Dominos and Wingstop.
Intern Welcome Party!!
We welcomed our latest class of PGY-1 residents over pizza, ice cream, and games in Dr. Pereau's back yard. Each veteran class put on a special presentation to introduce itself to our newest interns.
Wellness Day: CycleBar
After a group cycle session led by the awesome people at CycleBar, we went out for food and smoothies.
We had an all-out after-hours indoor nerf battle for fat stacks of cash.
Wellness Day: Picnic
On a sunny day in February, we gathered for a picnic at a local park in an effort to maintain social ties during the COVID-19 saga.
COVID-19 Vaccinations Arrive!!
Liz was our very first psych resident to get vaccinated on 12/18/20 while she was on the night-float rotation. The vaccine was available to all psych residents on a walk-in basis regardless of rotation by 12/23/20.
Wellness Day: Pumpkin Patch
We gathered at a local pumpkin patch for our first in-person wellness-day since the start of the COVID pandemic.
Class Video: Ocean Life
Every residency class chooses a name to represent their class spirit, and the deep and thoughtful class of 2022 chose the name Oceans (also they were the first class of 11 and later the first class of 12, so movie references and stuff). For this month's wellness day, they made a video showing a day from their point of view.
Class Video: Sharknado Food Tour
The energetic and imaginitive class of 2022 chose the name Sharknado to represent their class vibe. For this month's wellness day, they made a video of a food tour around the Loma Linda area.
Class Video: Day at Work with the Incredibles
Our class of 2021 are known as the Incredibles, and they certainly live up to the name with their tireless energy and goal-oriented leadership. For this month's wellness day, they made a video showing a day at work from their point of view.
Wellness Day: Spa and a Movie
Apart but together, we had another amazing wellness afternoon. We loosened up with group yoga, pampered ourselves with some homemade face masks, then watched a movie together all over Zoom.
Wellness Day: Laser Tag!!
For on entire epic afternoon, we played laser tag and arcade games. Afterward, we split into classes and went out to eat.
Over the course of several events, we made gingerbread houses and made ornaments for our program Christmas tree. Our program Christmas party was at Old spaghetti Factory and included a Secret Santa gift exchange.
Wellness Day: Games at the Park
After an afternoon of relay races in a local park, we posed for this magical group photo.
Wellness Day: Pumpkin Carving!
Creativity, teamwork, and lots of laughter filled an afternoon of program-wide pumpkin carving.
Wellness Day: Scavenger Hunt
To further introduce our new interns to the area, we had a photo scavenger hunt across the surrounding cities and voted on our favorites.
Residency Program Reflection Retreat
Every year (when COVID is not going on) we have a quality improvement retreat at lovely Lake Arrowhead where we reflect and brainstorm ways to further enhance the program we love. Also, face masks, food, and fun!!