Student Wellness

Medical Student Handbook: Student Services

Learning and Wellness Resource Center

The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine has a well-established Learning and Wellness Center that can be found in Annex 117 behind the Student Health Center. Within the Center you can find the Learning Specialist/Coordinator of Academic Enrichment whom assists students at all levels of medical education in assessing academic needs and the development and implementation of individualized learning plans. Individual student support efforts includes:

Learning skills such as previewing for lecture, reviewing after lecture, and spaced review

  • Test taking strategies
  • Time management
  • Identifying and using resources such as reference books, multiple choice questions and study aids
  • Study schedules, skills and review for block exams, USMLE step exams and shelf exams
  • Small and large group workshops
  • USMLE Step 1 individualized Study plan meeting
  • Step 1 course preparation Program
  • Supplemental Instruction Program
  • Medical Student Bridge Program information
  • Medical Education Concentration project mentoring
  • Video capture creation for student and faculty
  • A great space to study away from the classroom

Ranna Nash, M.A.
Learning Specialist/Coordinator of Academic Enrichment
Annex 117
1664 N. Virginia Street, MS 0357
Reno, NV 89557-0357
P: (775) 682-8355
F: (775) 784-6194

Within the Learning Wellness Center you will also find Adrienne DeLucchi, Coordinator of the Student Wellness Program.

The Wellness Program offers:

  • School of Medicine N-ergy Program
  • Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Program 2013
  • Wellness Workshops
    • Dealing with Test Anxiety
    • Academic Performance Enhancement
    • It's Never Too Late to Study Smarter!
    • Stress Management Techniques
    • Clinical Nutrition Applications
    • Cheap, Quick, & Healthy: Meal Planning
    • Preparing for Step 1 Panel
    • And more to come!

Wellness Events & Activities:

  • Cinco de Mayo Piñata Party
  • Annual Pumpkin Carving Contest
  • Secret Santa Gift Exchange Party
  • Valentine's Day Fondue Party
  • Salsa Dancing Lessons
  • Group Wellness Hikes
  • Fun Runs
  • Annual School of Medicine Talent Show hosted by the SWC
  • Weekly Vinyasa Yoga
  • Get Your Health On! Student Health Fair
  • And more!

Contact Information

Adrienne DeLucchi
Graduate Assistant Student Wellness Program
Annex 117
1664 N. Virginia Street, MS 0357
Reno, NV 89557-0357
P: (775) 682-8355
F: (775) 784-6194

Lombardi Recreation Center, UNR campus

The Lombardi Recreation Center is an on-campus fitness facility available at a fraction of the cost of commercial fitness centers. The facility is home to a 25-yard lap pool, dive tank, two gymnasiums, racquetball courts, indoor climbing wall, a cross-fit gym, and a newly expanded fitness center. Questions should be directed to (775) 784-1225.

Recreation and Wellness Center, Las Vegas

School of Medicine students can purchase a community access card, which gives them the option to join the recreation center for $25/month.