Established in 1928, the Saint Thomas Hospital Rutherford Emergency Department is dedicated to the care and recovery of those with acute medical conditions. Aligned with Saint Thomas Health’s mission to provide healthcare to all, regardless of race, ethnicity, or socioeconomic status, the STH-UT Emergency Medicine Residency program is designed to prepare physicians with experiential knowledge, practicing and learning medicine under the tutelage of experienced faculty physicians, the Middle Tennessee Emergency Physicians Group. The funds requested in the application will support a program for 24 Emergency Medicine residents and 4 faculty physicians with team-building events, attendance at 2 Emergency Medicine conferences that emphasize physician wellness, peer support activities, support for faculty development, and offsite overnight accommodations for a healing retreat for residents and their spouses/significant others. Seventy percent of Emergency Medicine residents and faculty indicate on questionnaires that a self-care plan with partner accountability aids in avoiding compassion fatigue and helps to maintain resilience. On a scale of 1 to 10 (70%) of Emergency Department residents and faculty indicate on questionnaires that team building and group dynamics communication and cooperation offer positive benefits that produce the most effective patient care.