Health and Well-Being Statement for Medical Students
Johns Hopkins University is committed to helping you thrive personally and professionally and providing an environment that supports your health and well-being. We encourage you to seek support from the JHU resources below, particularly if you are experiencing anxiety, stress, depression, or other concerns related to your health and well-being. We also encourage you to explore a variety of wellness initiatives and offerings from the university and fellow students:
- University Health Services’ Office of Wellness and Health Promotion
Check out the Programs and Events Page and Calendar for up to date information on wellness initiatives for JH East Baltimore Students and Trainees.
- School of Medicine’s Wellness Website for students and trainees
- Medical Student Group: Student Wellness Initiative
- University-wide health and wellness website for students
The Office of Medical Student Affairs is available to assist students by providing support in navigating resources pertaining to personal and academic challenges. You contact the Office of Medical Student Affairs at 410-955-3416.
Students can also contact the Johns Hopkins Student Assistance Program (JHSAP) which provides resources to assist students across the Johns Hopkins community with any pressures and difficulties they may face during their academic careers. Getting help is free, convenient, and confidential. Counselors are available to speak with you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at 443-287-7000. Services include: Short-term counseling, crisis response, healthy relationship support, school-life coaching and adjustment and educational workshops.
Full-time, Baltimore-based students also have access to University Health Services (UHS) through the student health fee, which offers primary care and mental health clinical services and wellness initiatives. UHS-Mental Health provides psychiatric assessment and follow-up, medication management and individual psychotherapy. To make an appointment, call 410-955-1892.
Students in need of support regarding sexual assault and/ or sexual violence can find resources and information on the University's Sexual Assault Response and Prevention webpage.
If you or someone you know is in crisis, call JHSAP at 443-287-7000 for help immediately.
In an emergency, call 911 or go to the nearest emergency room.