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 at Chicago College of Medicine Medical Student Wellness Program site. Here at the UIC-COM, we believe maintaining life-balance, avoiding stress, 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 physical and mental health throughout medical school experience.
In the Spring of 2014, the Medical Student Wellness Committee was formed to host events aimed at decreasing medical student stress and preventing burnout. The committee is made up of upperclassmen medical students from the M2-M4 classes and works with the UIC-COM Office of Student Affairs as well as multiple faculty members in the College of Medicine.
Whether you are a current or prospective student, we invite you to explore the site and to see what resources are available!