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Center for Integrative Health and Wellness

UCCOM Student Wellness

The Office of Medical Student Affairs also offers student wellness resources, some in collaboration with the Center for Integrative Health and Wellness including:

Student Wellness Committee

The mission of the SWC is to offer a system of academic, social, emotional and psychological support to the students of UCCOM. The SWC is made up of a faculty advisor and student members who are nominated by their peers. SWC members provide 24 hour peer support by phone, text or email at 513-301-0336 or The SWC also sponsors wellness related activities throughout the year.

View the members of Student Wellness Committee

Wellness Resource Room

Schedule a 15 or 30 minute session

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. (PDF)

Free Auricular (ear) Acupuncture for Students

Sessions provided by UC Health trained practitioners in collaboration with UC Center for Integrative Health and Wellness.  Acupuncture can help reduce, alleviate, and even prevent many ailments including stress, anxiety and depression among others. Session sign up links will open a week prior to each event. Students will be given email notice from UC COM Student Affairs prior to the sign-up opening. Learn more about auricular acupuncture.

Mindful Moments Sessions for Students

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.

Groups will run in 4-week sessions and will include refreshments/light lunch based on the number of students who sign up. Facilitated by Cathy Sacco, M.Ed. Visit for details on upcoming sessions.

Contact for more information.

Medical students.

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