Health Plus

Our Mission: Advancing healthy lifestyle practices.

Go for the Gold

It's time to Go for the Gold! All 3 Steps of the award-winning Go for the Gold program are now available for 2023!

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 VUMC Health Plan benefits in 2024.

New for 2023: Any VUMC employee who completes the Step 1: Health Risk Assessment between 11/1/2022 and 10/31/2023 will be entered into a drawing for $100 eGift cards! Winners will be chosen and notified via thier VUMC email address following the October 31 deadline.

Go for the Gold is easy to navigate, mobile friendly, and includes many of your favorites Health Plus programs!

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

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

There are three options to participate depending on your health and wellness goals during the holidays. With all three 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 Health Risk 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. Each month includes a practical new topic and easy, delicious recipes.

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!