Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 52.77
Liaison Teddy Lhoutellier
Submission Date May 15, 2017
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STARS v2.1

University of Miami
PA-13: Wellness Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Teddy Lhoutellier
Sustainability Manager
Environmental Health and Safety
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Does the institution have a wellness program that makes counseling, referral, and wellbeing services available to all students?:
Yes

Does the institution have a wellness and/or employee assistance program that makes counseling, referral, and wellbeing services available to all staff?:
Yes

Does the institution have a wellness and/or employee assistance program that makes counseling, referral, and wellbeing services available to all faculty?:
Yes

A brief description of the institution’s wellness and/or employee assistance program(s), including information to support each affirmative response above :

The University of Miami provides a comprehensive wellness program to all faculty and staff based on a holistic view of well-being that incorporates physical, psychological, interpersonal, financial, communal and occupational dimensions of wellness.  Programming throughout the year includes everything from very personal interactions such as healthy lifestyle coaching and chronic condition management, financial seminars and counseling, to large scale events such as the Week of Well-Being and the Corporate Run where thousands of UM faculty and staff take part at once.  For the first time this year, the University was the largest entity involved in the Miami Corporate Run.  The University’s Faculty and Staff Assistance Program is also available year round to those in need of referrals to local services such as elder care and credit counseling, or counseling for life stressors or other needs.  The Well ‘Canes Incentives Program ties everything together by awarding points for participation in nearly all of these activities and programs, creating financial incentives for faculty and staff to get well and stay well.  Although the program is still fairly new, the ROI of the program is already 2:1 with participation increasing dramatically year over year.


The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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