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Parking Services and Improvements

Lottery sign-up for Gated parking in the HVN garage, Employee shuttle services, TransLoc Rider app, and the Oaks Mall park-n-ride option are some of the great services and improvements that are available.

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New Expanded UF Employee Assistance Program

the University of Florida is introducing an expanded Employee Assistance Program (EAP) to provide our UF employees in Gainesville, throughout Florida and worldwide, with improved access to mental health counselors as well as enhanced worklife, financial and legal resources and services.

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Healthy @ Home / Well @ Work Wellness Bingo

Are you trying to incorporate healthy habits, but you’re not sure where to begin? Fill out your healthy habit to-do list on a bingo board, earn prizes for getting B-I-N-G-O!

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Learn More About Campus Safety With UFPD Community Police Academy

The University of Florida recently announced their first Community Police Academy. This academy is open to anyone associated with the university and their family members over 18 years old. This […]

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Creating an Emergency Preparedness Kit for hurricane season

A basic kit includes needed items for 3 days. While a kit should be customized to your specific situation, below are general guidelines to follow. A printer-friendly version is also […]

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Plant-Based Menu at UF Health!

Don’t forget that a plant-based menu is available for all patients at UF Health hospitals.   The goal is not to make everyone vegetarian; but rather, to encourage patients to eat […]

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Welcome to Wellness

Dr. Merlo-Greene

The University of Florida College of Medicine (UFCOM) Wellness Programs support the well-being of our  trainees and faculty in order to promote optimal performance and professional fulfillment. We provide consultation and guidance to department chairs, division chiefs, program directors, and other leaders regarding ways to improve the culture of wellness within their units. We also work with multiple offices throughout the University of Florida to disseminate information regarding wellness resources and programs available to members of the UFCOM community.

On this site, you will find information about wellness initiatives for students, house staff, and faculty. A calendar of upcoming events sponsored by UF-UF Health Wellness is listed for your convenience, and the “Resources” tab includes a listing of programs and services available to assist you in working toward your personal wellness goals.

We encourage you to click on the “Wellness Rx” tab to complete a personalized wellness prescription and take the first step on your journey toward increased well-being and professional satisfaction.

Finally, we recognize that developing a true culture of wellness will require ongoing effort. We are open to ideas and look forward to working with you! Please use the “Contact Us” form below to submit comments, questions, suggestions, or requests.

Sincerely,

Lisa Merlo, Ph.D., M.P.E.

Director of Wellness Programs

UF College of Medicine

 

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