About Us

Wellness Options at Work, the Employee Wellness Program at UW Health recognizes that employee wellbeing is foundational to our success. Wellness Options at Work strives to create and support a healthy culture by offering a collection of programs and resources to support staff and physician wellbeing. We encourage you to engage with colleagues while establishing healthy lifestyle habits.


  • UW Health Employees
    • Hospital & Clinics (HC)
    • Medical Foundation (MF)
    • School of Medicine and Public Health (SMPH)
  • FamWell – Department of Family Medicine and Community Health
  • Graduate Medical Education Residents/Fellows
  • Department of Family Medicine and Community Health Residents/Fellows

Check out our Wellness at a Glance from FY18 (pdf)

Advancing wellbeing through our Living Well and Resilience programs, Health Coaching and a Healthy Environment.

Staff and physician wellbeing is honored and valued.



Beth Potter
Medical Director
Beth Potter, MD
Nicole Kalscheur
Director of Employee Health and Wellbeing
Nicole Kalscheur, RN, MSN
Amy Mihm
Program Manager
Amy Mihm, MS, RDN
Ellen Houston
Employee Wellbeing Coordinator
Ellen Houston, MS
Andrew Kalnins
Employee Wellbeing Coordinator
Andrew Kalnins
Megan Karls
Employee Wellbeing Coordinator
Megan Karls
Stephanie Martin
Employee Wellbeing Coordinator
Stephanie Martin

Health Fitness Instructors:
Nansi Colley
Fran Dachelet
Melissa Ganshert
Laura Korth
Pam MacLeod
Kerry McGrath
Keeley O’Donnell
Nancy Pullen
Sandy Salvo
Tami Schiltz
Katie Schwartz
Whitney Sharp

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