Intentional Caring: A Nurturing Tradition

The Intentional Caring Wellness Program offers self-care and wellness resources to all hospital employees, as well as Sentara regional medical groups.  All programs are supported by hospital leadership and made possible by community support through the Martha Jefferson Hospital Foundation.

We want to give our staff resources to take care of themselves." 

Esther Lozano Otis, BSN, RN, IBCLC

Staff Resilience Coordinator

Making time to pause

cut this copy and move some up or down so we get to the boxes more quickly Recognizing that excellent patient care begins with healthy, inspired caregivers, the Intentional Caring Committee is developing staff wellness programs that support you in creating a healthier work/life balance.

On this page, you'll find links to tools and programs to help you release stress, process grief, and connect more deeply with your colleagues.  We are doing our best to make these tools readily available and easy to access, and we encourage you to use them freely and share ideas for other programs we should consider. 

Special thanks to the donors whose gifts of gratitude to the Martha Jefferson Hospital Foundation make these programs possible. Intentional Caring is truly our Martha Jefferson Caring Tradition in Action: our community caring for us, and all of us, in turn, caring for ourselves and each other, so that we can take care of our community. 

Almost everything will work again if you unplug it for a few minutes, including you.

Anne Lamott


Career Advancement & Financial Wellbeing

Inks to scholardships; Guild; Climb the Ladder; Fidelity Investment

Community Connections

Free wellness opportunities in the community & ways employees are giving back & volunteering

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Contact Info

If you have questions or comments, please call (434-654-8258) or email the Foundation office at

Correspondence should be addressed to:

Martha Jefferson Hospital Foundation
500 Martha Jefferson Drive
Charlottesville, VA 22911

Physical address:

400 Martha Jefferson Drive
Charlottesville, VA 22911
We look forward to hearing from you!

Meet Our Staff

Kimberly P. Skelly

Executive Director, (434) 654-8068,

Simone Alley

Director of Development, (434) 654-8352,

Sharon Bishop

Foundation Data Specialist, (434) 654-7596,

Beth Duris

Director of Leadership Giving, (434) 654-5578,

Sarah Haney

Special Events Coordinator, (434) 654-8359,

Lisa Parks

Team Coordinator, (434) 654-8173,