The Division of Nephrology recognizes the importance of balancing one’s professional and personal life.  Dr. Seth Goldberg is our division’s Associate Program Director for Wellness and Recruitment, a program dedicated to promoting a healthy work-life balance.

Dr. Seth Goldberg, Associate Program Director for Wellness and Recruitment

“My role focuses on maintaining the highest level of trainee satisfaction throughout the fellowship experience,” says Dr. Goldberg.  “We have incorporated a number of wide-sweeping changes within the program the past few years to foster an educational environment most conducive to learning and in achieving the ideal work-life balance.”

In addition, Washington University offers a variety of programs to help faculty and staff attain an effective balance between the demands of work and life beyond their jobs.  Here are just a few of the programs available:

Work-Life Solutions offers free, confidential, 24/7 support, resources and information for every aspect of your life.




Back-Up Care Advantage Services provides back-up care for eligible individuals when they need to be at work and their regular child or elder/adult care is unavailable.



St. Louis Children’s Hospital Child Development Center offers onsite child care for employees of BJC HealthCare and Washington University School of Medicine.



Infant Nursing Rooms for new mothers.




See  Human Resources Worklife for a more comprehensive list of programs.