Our Mission: Advancing healthy lifestyle practices.

Go for the Gold

The NEW Go for the Gold is:

  • Easy to navigate!
  • Quick to complete!
  • Mobile friendly!

All 3 Steps of the award-winning Go for the Gold program are now available for 2021. A wellness credit of up to $240 per year is available to faculty and staff who complete all 3 Steps by October 31 and are paying for Vanderbilt Health Plan benefits in 2022.

Log in to the Health & Wellness Information Portal (HWIP) to begin!

Note: The HWIP login page is branded VUMC, however VU faculty and staff will log in using VUNetID and password per usual

TasteEnjoy the TASTE of eating right!

Discard the idea that a healthy diet has to be tasteless, boring, and restrictive. For ten weeks, you will gain practical information that will help you take your current nutrition status to the next level.

Sign up through September 16. Program starts July 15.

Diabetes Prevention Program

DPPThe Diabetes Prevention Program is proven to prevent or delay type 2 diabetes. The focus is on developing skills to lose weight, be more physically active, and manage stress. Participants meet regularly in a group setting with a trained lifestyle coach.

Learn more today!

VWell Connect

​VWell Connect is an online portal to connect members of the Vanderbilt community with shared activity interests such as hiking, golf, tennis, running, etc. All Vanderbilt faculty and staff are invited to join VWell Connect!

Learn more now!

Health Plus LogoHealth Plus Virtual Services

Looking to participate virtually in Health Plus programs and services? Health Plus offers many programs and services in virtual formats to promote healthy lifestyles for all faculty and staff.

View our virtual options!

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Follow Health Plus on social media for tips on improving well-being and updates on Health Plus programs and services.

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Follow Health & Wellness on Twitter and Instagram at @WellVanderbilt and never miss a Health Plus tip or update!

Wellness Commodores

Wellness Commodores

Are you enthusiastic about health and wellness? Become a Wellness Commodore and allow your enthusiasm to positively impact your workplace! Wellness Commodores play an important and fun role in creating a culture of wellness at Vanderbilt.

Learn  more about Wellness Commodores.

Lifestyle Coaching

Lifestyle Coaching

Interested in setting a wellness goal? Health Plus provides lifestyle coaching to faculty/staff or spouses at no cost. The purpose of lifestyle coaching is to support Vanderbilt faculty/staff or spouses who are interested in losing weight, getting physically active, quitting smoking, eating better, or lowering stress.

Learn more today!

Start! Physical Activity Program

StartJoin over 3,600 faculty and staff in tracking your physical activity, earning prizes. This program is easy, convenient, available 24/7, and requires no equipment or fitness facility. Learn More.

View Vanderbilt Campus Marked Walking Trails.

Control is the Goal

Control is the goalControl is the Goal is a blood pressure management program available to Vanderbilt faculty and staff who have high blood pressure (hypertension) or are at high risk for developing high blood pressure. Control is the Goal promotes and encourages healthy choices that can help with blood pressure control.

Learn more about Control is the Goal.

Know Your Numbers

Know Your Numbers​Participate in Know Your Numbers to measure and monitor blood pressure, weight, and body mass index. These numbers can be used on your yearly Compass Health Assessment and Wellness Actions Log for the Go for the Gold program.

Learn more today!

Mindful Breaks

Mindful Breaks
Health Plus offers Mindful Breaks where faculty and staff can join in guided stretching and breathing to feel relaxed, rejuvenated, and renewed! This service is offered onsite at your department.

Learn more about Mindful Breaks.

Nutrition Corner

Nutrition Corner

Health Plus offers Nutrition Corner to help you build a foundation for healthy eating. Bring Nutrition Corner to your department! Events are scheduled for 1-2 hours and allow faculty and staff to come and go as their schedules allow. Drop by for healthy samples, practical recipes, and the opportunity to ask questions.

Learn more today!

Looking to participate virtually in Health Plus programs and services? Health Plus offers many programs and services in virtual formats to promote healthy lifestyles for all faculty and staff.

View our virtual options!