The committee is open to a diverse range of activities and projects. Below are a few approved grants from the 2017-18 grant application cycle.
2017-2018 Approved Grants
Spice Up Your Relaxation
An event to connect students to Tamil culture through Tamil food, medicine, and tea.
Queer Resilience through Theater
A series of theater workshops for LGBTQ grad students, culminating in a public staged reading.
Nutrition that Heals
A speaker series for nursing students focused on plant-based nutrition.
Weekly wellness hours for medical students with themes related to wellness categories.
Crushing a Concussion
Monthly meetings for people who have suffered concussions.
Yale Goes Red 2018!
A week long heart health campaign to coincide with National Wear Red Day (heart disease awareness).
Support Group for Mental Health and Academic Life
A three session series of meetings to discuss academic stress and work/life balance.
Cookie Decorating with your Buddies
Cookie decorating for students in the group Best Buddies, a program for students who have intellectual or developmental disabilities.
Swing and Blues Dance
A beginning of semester dance to help people move well after the holidays.
Self Care Through Earth Care
Continue the programming connected to the Yale Community Forest Garden.
History, Health, and Humanities Working Group
A forum where health practitioners, historians, and activists can discuss conceptions of wellness.
Compassion in Medicine: Rekindling the Human Spirit
A mini-symposium on burnout in medicine and reconnecting compassion in the medical profession.