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Patient Care Begins with Self-Care!

Stress Less Decompress LogoWelcome 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 CeremonyMatch 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.

Wellness Representatives

Mental Health Resources

Student Counseling Center (410-328-8404)

Crisis/Urgent Resources

Early Alert

Physical Health Resources

Student Health/Immediate Care



Step Studying ResourcesStudents 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.


Click to go to Fun Resources                          Click to go to our Wellness Resources section

Click to visit The Wellness Hub

Wellness Suggestion Box

We want to hear from you! Let us know your ideas for wellness activities that interest you.

Share Your Ideas!

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.

Resources for Students with Children

Financial Wellness

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.

Learn more about the School of Medicine's Office of Student Affairs Financial Aid Office > 

Learn more about UMB's Student Emergency Fund >

Upcoming Wellness Events

Please visit Events & Activities