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You are able to utilize any service of your choice (Uber, Taxi, Lyft) when you are too tired to drive home safely after a long in-house call or a lengthy shift. You can utilize the service to return to work the next day to pick up your car. You cannot take a ride in to work with plans of being too tired to get home. You will need to submit your receipts, along with a description of why you needed a ride home and back to work to the GME office for reimbursement. Usage is reviewed and repeated usage may result in a meeting with your Program Director to  discuss other fatigue mitigating options. 

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Housesestaff Well-being

Your well-being is a major concern to everyone at Loyola's Graduate Medical Education program. Loyola offers important resources to help you meet your goals while staying safe and healthy. Loyola University Medical Center offers our employees an easily accessible and confidential way to take the first steps toward resolving almost any kind of personal challenge or conflict.

Employee Assistance Program/Carebridge provides confidential assistance when you need it. Visit Carebridge online or via phone at 1-800-437-0911 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. You can also email them at The source website access code is BKKR5.

Generally, the problems that people bring to EAP fall into such broad categories as those listed below. Carebridge can help. For more information on their services, please see the attached flyer and brochure.

  • Family concerns
  • Legal matters
  • Financial difficulties
  • Job stress
  • Grief
  • Depression
  • Interpersonal conflicts at work or at home
  • Addiction to alcohol or drugs
  • Self-esteem

Loyola Center for Fitness- ask about special rates for housestaff.  Housestaff can visit for free on the second Thursday of every month.

For volunteer opportunities please click here. 

Duty Hours

Residents and Fellows are required to properly record duty hours and report any violations.

For more information on duty hours, please refer to the duty hour policy in the resident handbook. 

Duty Hours are logged in New Innovations.

View more information on logging your hours.

Other Frequently Asked Questions and Links: 

How do I change my name or other personal information in workday? 

How do I change my name on my Illinois physician license

Loyola Employee Credit Union

Trinity Health Physician Recruitment: Information about jobs currently available within the Trinity Health System.

Timely Information

Biostatistics Workshop

The Leischner Institute & Dr. James Sinacore annually present Faculty Development Certificate programs including a Biostatistics Workshop for Loyola Faculty and Housestaff. For more information on upcoming programs, please see DOME - Department of Medical Education certificate programs.   If you are interested in participating in any program, please contact Cynthia Chaidez at or faculty may register directly at  

Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI Modules)

Training in Quality and Safety can be met in part through IHI online modules which are available to all Housestaff.  To access the modules, trainees must first register and self enroll in the modules.  Seven modules have been identified that satisfy ACGME's Common Program Requirements for Quality and Safety in Education.  In addition to these seven core course, an additional six courses may be completed for you to receive a Certificate in Quality and Safety. 

Click here for IHI registration instructions

Click here for IHI Coursework and Certificate requirements