Medical Student Wellness

Are you in immediate need of support?

  • Student Affairs Office Hours
  • Dean on Duty
    • In the case of an emergency, medical students can page the dean on duty by calling (617) 638-5795 and sending a page to #4196 or sending a text page to pager #4196 through the pager directory.
  • Student Health Services – Behavioral Medicine On-Call Line (24/7)

Overview of Medical Student Wellness

In line with the AAMC’s Statement on Commitment to Clinician Well-Being and Resilience, BUSM strives for a culture that values student well-being and prioritizes resiliency as a developmental goal. While medical school can be a time of great stress and adjustment, it is also a time to promote effective habits and behaviors that you will carry with you into your residency and medical career.

We believe that physician wellness and resilience begins early in medical training, and that it touches upon various facets of your life. Student Affairs frames student well-being across the following six dimensions (or “spokes” of the Well-being Wheel on the right) and connects students to relevant resources so they can harness tools for balance, compassion, and continued growth:



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