Patient Care Begins with Self-Care!
Welcome to the Stress Less and Decompress Wellness Website. Understanding why you are feeling the way you feel and having the tools to help you regroup can provide assurance that you can use to express a healthy and positive feeling, while dealing with the everyday stresses of your educational, work and personal life.
These resources were created to help you along this journey and ensure that your experience is a positive and healthy one.
Meet the Wellness Committee
The Office of Student Affairs provides guidance, advice, and administrative assistance to students enrolled in the University of Maryland School of Medicine. The office is responsible for monitoring student registration, progress, advancement, graduation, and all aspects of student life related to medical education. The office coordinates important milestone events for the students including the Student Clinician Ceremony, Match Day, and Graduation.
The Office of Student Affairs partners with Wellness Representatives from each class to facilitate and cultivate wellbeing amongst our students. Click below to get to know more about the faculty on the committee.
- Joseph Martinez, MD
- Kerri Thom, MD
- John Allen, MD
- Elizabeth Lamos, MD
- Marissa Flaherty, MD
- Kristin Reavis, MD
- Cassandra Moon PsyD, UMB Counseling Center Liaison
- Amanda Breon, UMB Wellness Hub, Senior Assistant Director, Wellness
- Theresa Gillis, MBA, MJ, Senior Academic Development Specialist
- Sofia Cascio, MBA, Director of Student Financial Wellness
Mental Health Resources
Student Counseling Center (410-328-8404)
- Same day appointments at the Counseling Center
- Crisis Center Resources
- Therapy and Self-Help Resources
- Scholars in Recovery
- UMMC Psychiatric Urgent Care 410-328-1219
- Sheppard Pratt Psychiatric Urgent Care 410-938-5302
Resilience In Stressful Events (internal link for UMMC employees)
- Available 24/7 for Stressful Clinical Events
- Inside UMMC: Pager 12602 (Go to UMMC Insider and use the Pager function in the yellow bar at the top of any page)
- Outside UMMC: 410-328-2337, #12602 and follow prompts
- Physician Support Line 1 (888) 409-0141
- Lifeline (988lifeline.org) (Call 988)
- Student Health Immediate Care 667-214-1899
Physical Health Resources
Student Health/Immediate Care
Students who are dealing with everyday stresses, struggles and celebrations in their everyday lives, understand the many changes they may face on a day-to-day basis can become complicated. We've developed a few resources that can assist during these times. Practice at your own pace, on your own time with the below self studying resources and learn ways to improve skills, extend knowledge, and continue professional and personal development. Please keep in mind that you can reach out to the Office of Student Affairs for any additional support.
Wellness Suggestion Box
We want to hear from you! Let us know your ideas for wellness activities that interest you.
Resources for Students with Children
We offer services for students with children to help support students’ goals to be effective parents while succeeding in their academic pursuits. Find out more about the services and supports we offer by clicking on the link below.
The University of Maryland, Baltimore offers financial support to empower students through education and engagement. We ensure all students understand the investment required to successfully complete their education, while also planning for their future. Our aim is to provide students with the tools and resources to create a strong foundation for financial growth and personal financial success. Please reach out to Sofia Cascio, MBA, Director of Student Financial Wellness for any questions related to financial wellness.
Upcoming Wellness Events
Please visit Events & Activities