Program Mission: The LiveWell Foundation aims to reduce the impact that burnout and depression have on physicians, so that they can better serve their communities.* 

Learn evidence-based wellness strategies for better managing stress, burnout, or depression ... and for living well.

  • Lead by your peers - physicians with lived  experience of feeling better and living well!

  • Decrease stress and increase satisfaction in both your professional and personal life

  • Just walk in, and get the confidential and anonymous support you want and need.

“I strongly endorse the LiveWell Program, which has helped so many individuals...  

-- Aaron T. Beck, MD, the father of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

LiveWell Physicians®

Mental wellness support. For physicians, by physicians.

Weekly Support Group 

Thursdays 7:00 - 8:15 PM   

1906 S. Rittenhouse Square

(Philadelphia Ethical Society, 2nd floor)

Walk-Ins Welcome     

Donation-Based (Free -- $25 to our nonprofit!)

  • Confidential & anonymous  (first names only)

  • No records or electronic documentation maintained

  • No diagnosis or referral required


The LiveWell meeting functions as a peer-to-peer psychoeducational support group. We do not provide professional counseling or emergency mental health treatment.

Walk-ins welcome!

Meet the co-creator of

LiveWell Physicians®,

and one of your support group peer facilitators, Michael Weinstein, MD, MBE, MPH

Link to Dr. Weinstein's article in the

New England Journal of Medicine

#heal thyself 

LiveWell Physicians is...


A one-of-a-kind, peer-led, wellness program designed to teach you practical skills and evidence-based strategies for reducing stress, feelings of burnout, or depression symptoms ...and for increasing well-being!

  • Lead by peers with lived experience, get confidential support from like-minded professionals

  • Recognize symptoms of burnout and depression

  • Learn to deal with professional mental health stigma and/or self-stigma

*If our doctors aren't well,

how will our communities be well?

  • An alarming 50% of physicians currently report feeling burnout and/or symptoms of clinical depression.

  • ​Untreated depression is the leading cause of suicide; and physicians have the highest rate of suicide of any profession.


  • Female phsyicians are 2.3 times more likely to die by suicide compared to the general population; and male physicians are 1.4 times more likely.

You CAN feel better and #livewell

If you are in crisis, please call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255) 

or contact the Crisis Text Line by texting TALK to 741741


The LiveWell Foundation does not provide emergency services. 


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250 South 17th Street, 1400

Philadelphia, PA 19103

LiveWell Foundation

is a registered nonprofit in the state of PA  

EIN #81-4711726