Medical Student Health & Wellness

Welcome to the Medical Student Wellness Program!

Wellness must be a prerequisite to all else. Students cannot be intellectually proficient if they are physically or psychologically unwell." -Ernest Boyer


Welcome to the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago Medical Student Wellness Program site. Here we believe maintaining life-balance and staying healthy are vital components of becoming a successful physician. Through collaborative efforts across campus, our hope is to cultivate an environment that encourages maintenance of all aspects of wellness throughout the medical school experience.

Our Wellness Wheel highlights 7 main categories of well-being.  Please click to explore these divisions and learn about strategies for improving your health!


Intellectual Social Environmental Physical Occupational Spiritual Emotional





Whether you are a current or prospective student, we invite you to explore the site and to see what resources are available!