Wellness

Your overall health and wellness is of paramount importance to us. The Office of Student Affairs, other School of Medicine offices, and medical students themselves provide a number of services and opportunities to help you maintain wellness in all aspects of your life.

Emergency contacts

Safety emergency
On campus, call 314-362-4357 (HELP)
Off campus, call 911

Mental health crisis
8 am – 4 pm, M-F, call 314-362-2404
After hours, call 314-362-4357

 

Wellness Week

Every year in the spring, medical students organize Wellness Week, featuring events focused on various aspects of student wellbeing.

Services

Student Support Services (SSS) is a student-run organization that promotes and organizes events fostering student wellness.

Mental health: Medical care and psychological services are available through Student Health Services, along with several discussion/dialogue sessions, meditation sessions, student groups and other special events.

Physical health: Medical care from Student Health Services, an on-site student gym, other nearby recreational facilities and activities support students’ physical well-being.

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Academic health: Robust mentoring, advising and learning support services are available throughout all four years of medical school.

Social health: A number of student groups, regular activities and publications help students pursue meaningful, fun activities outside of academic life.

Spiritual health: An onsite interfaith chapel and student organizations are among the elements of spiritual life during medical school.

Financial health: Visit the Office of Student Financial Planning for help with all aspects of your medical school finances.