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Honoring the Strength of Your Spirit

We know that working in health care means facing situations that few others will ever endure. Our Supporting the S.T.R.O.N.G. Program exists to connect you with readily available support and stands for the many strengths you bring to our team:

  • Solver: you make the complicated look manageable
  • Together: you are a key part of how we’re greater as a whole
  • Resourceful: you find solutions that elevate patient care
  • Overcomer: you come to work each day in complex situations
  • Needed: your time and talents are vital to our success
  • Grateful: we are so thankful for how you support so many

In these ways and more, we honor your strength — seen and unseen — and are here to support you with a variety of provider resources to process the mental and emotional challenges that come with this career path.

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Where the S.T.R.O.N.G. Find Support

Reaching out for the mental and emotional care you need is not a sign of weakness but a symbol of strength — and a way to feel more balanced, mindful and healthy. Find free and confidential support on the Physician Support Line and explore a variety of internal and external provider resources to support you as you help others feel whole.

Dr. Ravi Sabapathy LIV

Championing Team Member Well-Being:
Dr. Sabapathy

Dr. Ravi Sabapathy has been on staff at AdventHealth Shawnee Mission since 2002 and became the Medical Staff Well-Being Director in 2014. He has fellowship training in medical psychology and psychopharmacology and has served every medical department during his tenure. In the ambulatory sector, he primarily serves bariatric surgery, pain management and medical oncology departments.

Dr. Sabapathy oversees Team Member Well-Being at AdventHealth Shawnee Mission. He has directly counseled, consulted and coached approximately 40% of the active medical staff. He is often seen walking the halls engaging staff in intentional rounding and offering well-being presentations and services. Dr. Sabapathy bases his approach with medical staff providers and team members on an integrated empirical, relational and spiritual foundation to offer optimal C.A.R.E (Compassion, Acceptance, Respect, Empathy) to all he serves.

What S.T.R.O.N.G. Means at AdventHealth

Learn more about what inspired us to create the Supporting the S.T.R.O.N.G. Program and how we aim to encourage and empower our physicians in every service area.

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Supporting the S.T.R.O.N.G. Wristbands.

Order Your S.T.R.O.N.G. Wristbands and Cards

We’ve made wristbands and cards for providers like you to wear as you share your heart in and outside of health care every day. We hope they serve as small reminders of the strength of your spirit and how supported you are at AdventHealth.

To order wristbands, please email our Boundless Network branded merchandise contact, Kevin Quinn, at [email protected], and note how many wristbands you'd like to receive.