Resilience and Well-Being Program

This two-day resilience and well-being course has been designed specifically for the University of Michigan Medical School. This course will equip you with actionable skills to enhance your ability to overcome adversity, manage stress, and thrive in your professional and personal life. In this highly experiential workshop, you will engage in practical exercises, get personalized coaching and feedback from the instructors, and discuss strategies for applying the skills after the course.   

Empirical studies show that the skills taught in this course increase positive emotions and optimism, as well as decrease negative emotions such as anxiety. More than 500,000 people around the world have benefited from the Center’s resilience and well-being programs, including physicians, educators and their students, U.S. Army soldiers, a professional sports organization, corporate audiences, and more. 

Time: 9:00am to 4:00pm, each day

Program Overview:

Following is some of the content that will be covered during the 2-day program:

  • The Science of Well-Being: You will learn about the factors that enable people to bounce back from adversity and thrive, and what increases well-being.
  • Enhance Cognitive and Emotional Well-Being: You will learn how to identify and overcome counter-productive patterns in thinking that undercut well-being. You will also learn about the many benefits of optimism, including how to accurately identify what is controllable.
  • Build Strong Relationships: You will learn how to communicate in ways that strengthen relationships and support networks at work and home. 
If you are a person with a disability who requires an accommodation to attend this workshop, or have questions about accessibility, please contact us at or 734-764-2574.
Please also let us know if you have any dietary restrictions or food allergies. Advance notice is necessary as some accommodations may require more time for the University to arrange so letting us know at least 2 weeks in advance is much appreciated.

Upcoming Sessions

There are no scheduled sessions for this workshop.