2017-2018 Approved Grants

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.

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.

Wellness Hours

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

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, which was funded last year by a Wellness Grant.

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.