Frequently Asked Questions:

Q.: My school has a student wellness program. Is Whole MED Student a replacement?

A.: No. Whole Med student is a comprehensive, inclusive, standalone program that supplements and supports current programs. However, the difference is that it includes monthly group webinars and online forums to help you customize a personal wellness and well-being regimen.


Q.: What is your definition of wellness?

A.: Your well-being is essential to your future role as a physician. We created this platform to provide you with the inspiration, information, and resources to assist you in promoting your health and well-being during and throughout your training and into your professional career as a physician. Well-being can be thought of as achieving wellness in various facets of life—

  • Emotional: Establishing and maintaining a sense of satisfaction and the capacity to experience and manage the wide range of human emotions.
  • Intellectual: Engaging in the process of lifelong learning, including the acquisition and utilization of knowledge and skills.
  • Physical: Taking responsibility of personal health by maintaining a healthy lifestyle.
  • Professional: Choosing and participating in a career that proves to be meaningful and rewarding.
  • Spiritual: Finding meaning and purpose in life.
  • Social/Community: Creating and sustaining healthy relationships, environments, and societal welfare.


Q.: What is your goal?

A.: Our primary goal is to help you improve your health and well-being in order to better meet the challenges and demands of your medical school education, residency, and eventual professional career. The following principles guide our efforts:

  • Encourage self-careresiliency, wellness, and the pursuit of one’spassions.
  • Engage all individuals in the promotion of a sense of belonging within the community.
  • Inspire students to develop their professional identity and find meaningin their medical school experiences.
  • Enable students to succeed as lifelong healers.
  • Embrace the value of diversityand personal growth throughout the journey.


Q.: How much time do I need to devote to this program to be successful?

A.: Whole MED Student’s 12 modules are 10-15 minutes long, which can fit into almost any busy schedule. After trying these resources, please provide feedback so that we can enhance your experience or provide additional services.


Q.: What can I expect?

A.: You can expect to be inspired to make the best decisions for your health


Q.: What are the program’s components?

A.: Whole MED Student’s comprehensive 12-module program is designed to help you improve your health and find satisfaction and excitement in you medical school experience. There are four primary components–

  • the membership site, which is home to the 12 modules;
  • community forums;
  • Monthly Group Coaching sessions, which are webinars; and
  • Well-being Mentors, which is a hand-picked group of hundreds of physicians who have agreed to listen to you, share their experiences, and motivate you to achieve your aspirations.


Q.: Can my spouse and/or parents participate?

A.: Yes, they can through our forum for spouses and parents.