Vanderbilt Faculty and Staff Health and Wellness
Vanderbilt's award winning Health and Wellness program consists of four integrated programs that exist to protect and support the health and productivity of its faculty and staff.
Occupational Health Clinic
The Occupational Health Clinic (OHC) provides immunizations and medical screening exams for work-related hazards, business travel exams, ergonomic consultations, and evaluation and treatment for work-related injuries, illnesses and exposures. OHC facilitates an early return to work for injured workers and provides confidential medical review of medical leave (FMLA) requests. Sick visits for non-work-related conditions are provided by appointment on a limited basis.
Health Plus is the faculty and staff wellness and fitness program. It includes a fully equipped, state-of-the-art fitness center, group fitness classes and a variety of events and programs designed to help you lead a healthy lifestyle. Vanderbilt's award winning Go for the Gold program is a comprehensive health promotion program designed to help faculty and staff and their families lead healthier and more productive lives by identifying health risks and taking action to reduce those risks. A wellness credit of up to $240 per year is available to faculty and staff paying for Vanderbilt Health Plan benefits.
Work/Life Connections-EAP is a resource for faculty and staff meeting various life challenges. Services include brief counseling, referral to community resources and departmental workshops. The EAP also offers a free, anonymous mental health screening for depression. Problems range from personal/work stress, parenting, couples issues, eldercare, or family concerns to depression, substance abuse, and domestic violence. Our goal is provide support and direction in helping employees resolve problems and enhance the quality of their lives. Call 936-1327 for a confidential appointment.
Vanderbilt Child and Family Center
The Vanderbilt Child and Family Center provides Vanderbilt faculty and staff resource and referral services, quality child care and early childhood education to the children of faculty, staff and students.
Health and Wellness Information Portal
The Health & Wellness Information Portal is for faculty and staff to access their Vanderbilt Health & Wellness program information. When you log in, you can check your Go for the Gold status, your compliance with Occupational Health, print immunization records from Occupational Health Clinic, see what preventive exams are recommended, complete a confidential mental health screening and register for the Sitter Service.
My Health at Vanderbilt
Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s My Health at Vanderbilt program allows you to send and receive secure messages with your doctor, make appointments, view and pay your bill online, view personal health information online, see lab test results and receive health information tailored to you via e-mail.
Disability Pathfinder is one place on the web or by phone that VU employees and their families can find any resource that a person with a disability may need. The site includes a database searchable by county and by type of resource or disability. Pathfinder is a joint project of the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center and the Tennessee Council on Developmental Disabilities. 322-8529
For Vanderbilt employees and their family members who need to transition their care to Vanderbilt, there's a fast way to schedule new patient appointments. Call: 343-VUMD (8863). This convenient call line will facilitate an appointment as soon as possible with the first provider available. The call center will take your appointment request and call you back with an appointment. The employee call line should be used for first-time patients only. If you currently have a Vanderbilt doctor, continue to schedule appointments in the normal manner or through MyHealth at Vanderbilt.
The one page that links you to any research study going on here at Vanderbilt University. Vanderbilt Kennedy Center studies are listed in detail, and there are links to other research sites on campus. Through research, people can access free language interventions, free mental health treatment, free hearing tests or opportunities to make a little money as a research participant.
- Student Recreation Center
- Dayani Center - The Dayani Center offers smoking cessation and weight loss classes as well as stress and worry management.
Outdoor Recreation Center
Located on Children's Way, the Outdoor Recreation Center (ORC) rents quality camping, canoeing, and kayaking equipment to staff and faculty. The ORC also provides adventure trips each semester and during the summer. The trips are small in size and are open to the faculty and staff as well as students and graduate/professional students.
Currey Tennis Center
Five indoors tennis courts and nine outdoor lighted courts are available. Reservations strongly encouraged.