Wellness ConnectionThe goal of Wellness Connection is to design and deliver initiatives that meet employees where they are, while fostering holistic growth: physically, emotionally, financially, socially and spiritually. 

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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Wellness Connection Champion Spotlight

Wellness Connection Champion Spotlight
This month I'd like to highlight the efforts of Cynthia Marich & Andrea Krussel and the good work they've been doing to foster a culture of health and well-being in their department.   Yoga: A Practice in Community By Andrea Krussel and Cynthia Marich Since July 2017, the Institute for Informatics (I2) has hosted a […]

Know Your Numbers and Earn Rewards

Know Your Numbers and Earn Rewards
Schedule your annual health screening through Wellness Connection and establish a baseline of important biometric measurements. For optimal wellness, each of us should be armed with as much information about our body as possible. Knowing your A1C level, current blood pressure, cholesterol and other key indicators can empower you to make informed decisions about your […]

Save the Date! Health Happening 2/22

Save the Date! Health Happening 2/22
Discover and embrace wellness at the Health Happening Fair Friday, February 22 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. School of Medicine Campus Eric P. Newman Education Center (EPNEC) Make your well-being a priority and explore resources available to help you achieve your personal wellness goals. Learn from world-class WashU health experts, as well as university […]

A Mindful 2019

A Mindful 2019
Happy New Year! Now is a great time to set an intention of being more mindful, more often, in 2019. This can be as simple as reconnecting to your breath. Be curious about how you are breathing in this moment - notice how you're feeling. Inside this inquiry we are present and we can experience the […]

Wellness Champion Spotlight

Wellness Champion Spotlight
This month I'd like to recognize each and every Wellness Champion in our network. I'm so proud of our group and the good work they've been doing. In 2018: Our network increased by 24 new champions; We established a Leadership group, which planned training presentation topics for the 2019 quarterly meetings and are working on […]