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Auricular (ear) Acupuncture Sessions

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UCCOM Student Wellness is offering free auricular (ear) acupuncture sessions provided by UC Health trained practitioners in collaboration with the Center for Integrative Health and Wellness.  Acupuncture can help reduce, alleviate, and even prevent many ailments including stress, anxiety and depression (1,2) among others. Learn more about auricular acupuncture.

Acupuncture sessions*

  1. 09/26/17 
  2. 10/24/17
  3. 11/28/17
  4. 01/23/18
  5. 02/27/18
  6. 03/27/18
  7. 04/24/18

*Watch for email announcement

Mindful-Moments

Mindful Moments Sessions

Offered in collaboration with the Center for Integrative Health and Wellness.

Experience techniques and develop concrete skills to promote a healthy mind-body connection. Learn breath/body awareness, sound meditation, adaptive coping, mindful movement and concentration and focus. This multi-modal approach introduces Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction techniques.

No experience is required but Mindful Moments offers a great opportunity to continue your practice if you completed the Mind-Body Skills Course through Integrative Health & Wellness.

Groups run in 4-week sessions and include refreshments/light lunch based on the number of students who sign up.  The next cycle of Mindful Moments take place on Wednesdays 09/20, 09/27, 10/4 and 10/11 from noon-12:50 p.m. in the Medical Sciences Building 6051.

Facilitated by Cathy Sacco, M.Ed.
Fall cycle: Sept 20 & 27 and Oct 4 & 11
Winter cycle: Nov 1, 8 & 29 and Dec 6
Wednesdays Noon - 12:50 PM
MSB 6051

Student Wellness Committee (SWC)

The mission of the SWC is to offer a system of academic, social, emotional and psychological support to the students of UCCOM. The SWC comprises a faculty advisor and a committee of second and third year medical students who are nominated by their peers. SWC members provide 24 hour peer support by phone, text or email at 513-301-0336 or swc.uccom@gmail.com. The SWC yearly wellness activities include exam stress relief and quarterly, informal social hours with UCCOM students, faculty and staff. 

View the members of Student Wellness Committee

Mind-Body Workshop

Offered in collaboration with the Center for Integrative Health and Wellness.

Participants learn about the growing field of integrative medicine and practice evidence-based mind-body techniques that emphasize healing, wellness, self-care and the patient-provider relationship.
The workshop takes place over an 11-week period with weekly two-hour meetings.

Learn more about the Mind-Body workshop and instructions to apply

Wellness Resource Room

Practice mindfulness meditation, breath awareness, and mental concentration and focus with biofeedback programs intended to increase one’s ability to effectively manage stress and anxiety. The room is equipped with a massage chair, light therapy, aromatherapy, and meditation cushions. It is designed to promote a serene and calming experience where medical students can recharge, relax, and practice Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction techniques. 

View Wellness Room. (PPT)

Schedule a 15 or 30 minute session in the wellness resource room

Student Wellness Retreats @ Turner Farm

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Student Wellness Retreats are inter-professional, experiential learning opportunities open to all Academic Health Center students. 

Contact Kelly Lyle for additional information.

Click HERE  to learn more/sign up for an upcoming retreat.



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