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Delaware Valley Medical Student Wellness Collaborative


The Delaware Valley Medical Student Wellness Collaborative is a consortium of student affairs and counseling professionals from the seven medical colleges* in the Delaware Valley region promoting the emotional wellbeing and resiliency of medical students, and proactively addressing the stressors and challenges inherent in an undergraduate medical education through wellness programming, awareness campaigns, resource sharing, education innovations, and social opportunities open to all medical students of the Consortium.


The Collaborative strives to:

  1. educate students about mental health and available resources
  2. reduce stigma associated with help-seeking and mental illness
  3. provide cross-campus social opportunities and social support in an effort to enhance connection, a sense of community, and overall wellbeing
  4. inspire, empower, as well as to be a model to students in developing healthy life choices and resiliency that will serve them during medical school and  beyond


*The Collaborative Includes Cooper Medical School of Rowan University, Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine, Temple University School of Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University Sidney Kimmel Medical College, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine; with the support of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia.

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The Elephant in the Room - Raising Awareness of Mental Health in the Medical Community

Elephant in the Room Poster Contest 2017

Thank you to all those who submitted an entry in the poster contest. It was clear that each student put a lot of thought and care into creating each image, and should be commended for taking the time to promote a message of positive mental health for medical students.


Congratulations: Nga Ying Eng

We'd like to congratulate Nga Ying Eng from Drexel University College of Medicine for the winning poster submission.

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Elephant in the Room Contest Winning Poster

Inaugural Mütter Mixer

The first event of the DVMSWC was a huge success with over 450 in attendance. If you are a medical student who attended this event, please be sure to give us feedback by filling out this anonymous survey.

Contact Details

Please contact your school’s representative with any questions:

National Physician Suicide Awareness Day

Shine a Light. Speak its name.
September 17, 2019

Click here to learn more

Medical Student Mixer

OCTOBER 22, 2019

Articles and Literature About Mental Health