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Wellness Resources

Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine values the well-being of our entire community. We want our faculty, staff, students, and trainees to know about the resources available through our institution. Find wellness resources to manage stress, process grief and feel balanced.



The Northwestern University Office of Student Affairs includes Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS), a mental health service for students.

The Feinberg MD Program has a Student Wellness initiative aligned with the program’s Personal Awareness and Self-Care competency. 

Feinberg graduate students can also access health and wellness resources for graduate students.

Faculty, Staff and Family

The Faculty Wellness Program connects medical school faculty with resources for stress management, mental health care and more.

The Employee Assistance Program offers all Northwestern faculty, staff and their household family members counseling sessions and unlimited, 24/7 telephonic counseling.

The YourLife wellness program offers faculty, staff and eligible family members access to wellness resources, including those related to emotional well-being.

Residents and Fellows

The McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University provides support and resources to encourage its residents’ and fellows’ well-being. View the McGaw Wellness Toolkit for more information.