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Wellness Programs

Culinary Medicine

Students meet monthly to integrate the evidence-based science of nutrition and disease prevention they have learned with hands-on cooking participation and demonstrations led by experts. Learn more about culinary medicine > 

Skill Sessions

Students meet monthly to explore topics related to wellness and develop skills that can be applied to their personal life as well as to patients in their future practice. Topics explored include motivational interviewing, mindfulness, integrative medicine, resilience, and exercise as medicine. Learn more about skill sessions>

Special Topics

Students have the opportunity to participate in enrichment activities and special topic seminars presented by guest speakers. Topics include motivational interviewing, grocery store tours, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and Dr. Esselstyn’s Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease Program.

Student Initiatives

Students have the opportunity to create and lead a student wellness committee dedicated to creating and identifying wellness opportunities on campus and beyond such as physical activities and stress-relieving activities.

Community Activities

Students participate in Community outreach through participation in local multi-sector efforts to improve community health through an emphasis on prevention, wellness and collective action (examples include: University Wellness Committee, Health Improvement Partnership - Cuyahoga County, Healthy Cleveland Initiative.)

Wellness Resources

Maintaining access to wellness resources in the community as well as national organizations is important to the success of the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Wellness and Preventive Care Pathway. Learn more on wellness resources > 


All components of the Jack, Joseph, and Morton Mandel Wellness and Preventive Care Pathway are developed using evidenced-based practices. Read more resources >