In partnership with Washington University experts, Wellness Connection offers opportunities for employees to improve their physical and emotional wellness.

We aim to provide ample opportunities for faculty and staff to set high standards for personal health decision-making and foster a culture of wellness that is a positive example for our students and our community.


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 Know Your Numbers

Earn a $50 Visa gift card instantly at your onsite screening.

Be Physically Active

Join your coworkers for a fun  8 week challenge to achieve 10,000 steps a day! 

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Develop a Plan

WashU experts provide evidence-based guidance for employees. 

Be a Champion

Help promote wellness initiatives and resources in your work environment.


News & Announcements

Wellness Connection Champion Spotlight

Wellness Connection Champion Spotlight
Linda Schreier continually finds creative and fun ways to encourage her colleagues to participate in employee wellness at WashU: She regularly emails her office mates "wellness moments", reminding them to take moment to get up from their desks; She's been a team captain for the Division of Biostatistics in Tread the Med, WashU Moves, and […]

Wellness Connection Resources for Good Nutrition

Wellness Connection Resources for Good Nutrition
We know that good nutrition and physical activity are keys to a healthy weight, but did you know the extent to which nutrition can impact our lives? Dietary factors influence certain conditions and diseases, and good nutrition can reduce the risk of heart disease, diabetes, stroke, and some cancers. Eating a healthy diet and keeping […]

The Value of Movement

Movement is a fundamental aspect of life. It affects everything from circulation to digestion to metabolism to immunity. The body contributes far more to our lives than just physical attributes such as strength and endurance - it plays a major role in emotions, learning, and relationships. By participating in the upcoming 10K-A-Day activity challenge, we can focus on […]

Wellness Connection Champion Spotlight

Linda Amos has been active in the employee wellness community for a long time. As a team captain for the Tread the Med and then WashU Moves activity challenges, Linda recruits many colleagues to join her team and incorporate movement into their daily lives. When Wellness Connection expanded the Champion network to the Med School […]

Upcoming Wellness Programming

Engage in healthy activities through ongoing Wellness Connection programs. Programming is offered throughout the year to help you reach your goals. Earn rewards for taking steps toward a balanced, healthy life! Upcoming Wellness Programming: Know Your Numbers - Annual Health Screening Events for WashU Employees Screening events are available where you work.  Sign up online or […]