Health Plus

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

Celebrate health and wellness this holiday season with Health Plus' Hold the Stuffing! 

There are two options to participate depending on your health and wellness goals during the holidays. With both options you could win PRIZES!

Learn more and register now!

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!

Step Challenges

Health Plus Step Challenges

Compete with colleagues or just have fun recording your steps to celebrate health for a chance to win great prizes. The more steps you accumulate, the more prize drawing entries you achieve!

Join the next Step Challenge!

Control is the goal

Control is the Goal

Control 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 Stretch Break

Mindful Stretch Breaks

Health Plus offers Mindful Stretch Breaks where faculty and staff can join in guided stretching and breathing to feel relaxed, rejuvenated, and renewed! This service is offered virtually at both drop-in times and as a scheduled appointment.

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!

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.


Diabetes Prevention Program

The 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!