Principles of Wellness
At Perelman, wellness is defined as a dynamic and ongoing process involving self-awareness and healthy choices resulting in a successful, balanced lifestyle.
The goals of our wellness program are to:
- Enable a medical school experience of growth and professional maturation
- Promote medical student wellness as a means of supporting and sustaining an inclusive medical school community
- Foster self-care as a critical element of physician professionalism
The five components of our wellness programming are below.
Emotional & Spiritual
Understand and cope with feelings, growth in sense of meaning in life
Expanding one’s knowledge, skills and creativity
Academic & Career
Managing stress of academic performance & career decisions
Creating positive relationships with others
Habits of eating, rest & exercise to sustain health