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Wellness Events

June 7, 2018
11AM-12PM, Moore 2032
Quick Self-Care Tips
Presented by Jill Castro, PsyD, LP
Faculty & Staff Counseling & Consultation Office
This session focuses on tools and skills for recognizing signs of stress and prioritizing self-care. Don’t have a lot of time to squeeze it in? That’s OK. Folks will walk away with a tangible plan and self-care techniques that they can use both at home and at work – even when time is limited.

12PM-1PM, Moore 2032
Brown bag lunch and conversation 
Healthy snacks & beverages will be provided.
1PM-3PM, Moore 2026
Hand massages provided by Body Conscious
10 minute appointments, first-come first-served
Click here to sign up for your hand massage!
RSVP for the event here by Friday, June 1.
Your registration gives you one raffle entry to win a stress-relieving ball!

Are you experiencing physical pain or injury? Sign up for a 15-minute appointment to meet with a MedSport clinician or a Hand Specialist to discuss your musculoskeletal health. Appointments are free and confidential. Open to SMTD students, faculty and staff.

2018-2019 Dates/Times TBA

Through a new partnership with Michigan Audiology, SMTD now offers hearing screenings. These will take place on Friday, September 21, 2018, 9:30-11:30am and 12:30-2:30pm in room 61.

Stay tuned for information on how to sign up.

Take Care of Yourself: 8 Week Meditation Session

Are you feeling the stress of being overcommitted? Is your mind always jumping from thing to thing? If so, then this 8 week 30-minute meditation sessions are for you! We will explore different forms of meditation such as breathing, body scanning, walking and hearing meditation. Through mindful attention to the present moment, meditation can help us navigate the stresses of everyday life and find inner peace. No meditation experience needed. Free and open to all SMTD faculty, staff and students. Led by Claudio Espejo.

2018-2019 Dates/Times TBA

Co-hosted by MedSport and SMTD this one-day event is geared towards healthcare professionals and performing artists. Sessions will include topics such as injury-prevention, recovery, mental health and a team approach to treatment. Open to SMTD students, faculty and staff.

Relax and shake off that end of the semester stress with Therapaws, snacks and meditation crafts! Co-hosted by EXCEL and the SMTD Wellness Initiative.

2018-2019 Dates/Times TBA

Medical Arts Group Piano provides group keyboard instruction for students in the Medical Arts Program. Weekly classes are taught in the Moore Building on North Campus by a School of Music, Theatre & Dance Graduate Student Instructor, and the program is supervised by Dr. Paola Savvidou, SMTD Wellness Coordinator, and Dr. John Ellis, Associate Professor of Piano Pedagogy. Open to U-M medical students.

Stay tuned for Fall 2018 registration details!

To learn about a student’s experience in this class, visit the Medical Student blog page.