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VCU SoM Inova Campus

GPS Medical Student Wellness

GPS:  Getting Progressively Stronger 


In addition to the Psychological Support Services, GPS informational events, and the Inova Joan and Russell Hitt Center for Healthy Living membership, we have other fun benefits for you that you can profit from. 

Juice Machine

The Brevelle juicer is available to you in the student lounge.


Just for participating in CHALLENGES

Contact Us

Why is your health important?

VCU School of Medicine: Inova Campus

3300 Gallows Rd, Falls Church, VA 22042

We are a student and faculty run wellness panel whose primary goal is to inspire healthy living and balance amongst third and fourth year medical students at the Inova Fairfax Hospital by promoting the six dimensions well-being including occupation, physical, social, intellectual, spiritual, and emotional. 

Corporate Training

As medical students we have a responsibility to take care of our own health even when life becomes demanding. Without mental and physical health, we cannot care for others. It is apparent that medical students can neglect their own well-being in favor of studying for a few more minutes, reading a few more pages, writing one more patient note...


While there are always factors that are out of our control, we must strike that balance that that allows us to be the best physicians that we can be. With the right wellness plan we believe that even the busiest professionals can be content and avoid both depression and burnout. 

Health is a set of choices you make throughout your day. 

Meet The Student Team

Originally from Roanoke, VA. Loves to cook, garden, travel, and be outside! 


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Born in Canada but raised in Fairfax, this NOVA local loves anything from picnics on the Mosaic lawn to live music in DC. Come hula hoop with me!

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