Total Wellness Program

Academic, Career, Financial, and Personal Wellness Resources

Overview

The Office of Student Affairs and Admissions offers a wide range of services and resources to help medical students set and reach their goals for academic and career success and personal and financial wellness in each year of their undergraduate medical education.

Academic Support

Academic support services are available to all medical students through the Office of Student Affairs and through the individual campuses to help students understand their strengths and improve skills for academic success. Faculty and campus deans are available for academic assistance for individual courses and clerkships. The Office of Student Affairs offers presentations, workshops, and resources to help students develop optimal time management, study, and test preparation skills.

Career Guidance

Choosing a medical specialty is one of the most important decisions you’ll make, and the process can be daunting. Career guidance can be found at the Office of Student Affairs which offers a four-year curriculum of presentations, workshops, resources, and the AAMC’s Careers in Medicine (CiM) program to help you identify your career goals, explore specialty and practice options, choose a specialty, select and apply to residency programs, and make good career decisions.

Financial Literacy

The University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences is committed to helping you borrow wisely and manage your personal finances effectively in order to reduce indebtedness upon graduation. The Office of Student Affairs offers a four-year curriculum of presentations, workshops, and resources to educate you on financial issues applicable to medical school. In addition, the Financial Aid Administrator is always available to students for personal financial aid counseling.

Find out more about financial literacy through the Office of Student Affairs.

Personal Wellness

We recognize that medical school can be stressful and demanding, and it’s easy to neglect your personal well-being as you manage the many competing commitments of your medical education. But in order to be successful in medical school, you must spend the time and energy needed to take care of yourself. The Office of Student Affairs offers resources, events, and confidential advising to enhance students’ physical and mental health and support healthy lifestyles.

Find out more about personal wellness through the Office of Student Affairs.