Health and Wellness

Students studying together

Your health and happiness have a direct impact on your academic performance and emotional adjustment. The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine's Learning and Wellness Resource Center (LWRC) was established to provide comprehensive services and support for the physical, mental, and emotional well-being of our students. Through a variety of ongoing programs and events, we'll help you deal with the stress and challenges of student life, while equipping you with positive habits to carry into your career as a physician. We have provided a list of resources below for you to have access to in the case of an emergency or for guidance or assistance in maintaining your health while in medical school.

24-hour School of Medicine Student Access Number: 7UNSOM-0220

Visit the Learning and Wellness Resource Center

Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Pennington Annex 117, located behind the Student Health Center
(775) 682-8264

LWRC Team

  • Ranna Nash, Coordinator, Student Development & Academic Enrichment, (775) 682-8355
  • Zac Walker, Learning Specialist - Pipeline Programs, (775) 682-8356
  • Megan Almansoori, Learning Specialist - First- and Second-year Medical Students, (775) 682-8264

Health Services and Resources

Campus Facilities

Wellness and Health Promotion

Our entire team is devoted to creating a healthy and enjoyable environment for you while in medical school. Special events to boost mood, meal planning to keep your nutrition in-check, and stress management tips are all part of an array of resources provided by the LWRC team. In addition, you have access to recreational facilities on campus at UNR.

Mental Health Campus Resources

School of Medicine Health Committees and Policies