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Health & Wellness Resources

Your mental health and overall wellness are very important to us. We hold regular wellness events in efforts to reduce your stress and encourage healthy lifestyles. In addition to campus programs, we have dedicated mental health professionals and an on-site fitness facility.

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Mental Health Resources

RowanSOM provides medical students and residents convenient, confidential access to expert mental health care through our Department of Psychiatry. Led by Dr. Elina Maymind, our dual psychiatry/psychology staff provides psychiatric evaluation, medication management, personal counseling and performance coaching. We accept RowanSOM student health insurance and most other private insurance plans.

Make an appointment by calling 856-482-9000. Your call will be returned within 24 - 48 hours.

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24/7 Emergency Support & Crisis Counseling

If you or someone you know is in crisis, the following services are available 24/7:

  • Rowan Public Safety: 856-256-4911 (ask to speak with the Counselor on Call)
  • Crisis Center Hotline/Oaks Integrated Care: 856-428-4357
  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 800-273-TALK (8255)
  • Call 9-1-1, go to Jefferson Health - ER (Cherry Hill) or the nearest emergency room

These services give students in significant distress immediate access to mental health professionals. 

Wellness and Fitness Center

Rowan Medicine’s Wellness and Fitness Center provides a convenient and comprehensive fitness center, with both individual and group programs that are available to all students, faculty, and area residents. Located on the second floor of the Academic Center, the gym offers an indoor walking/jogging track, strength training equipment, cardiovascular equipment, personal training, and locker rooms.

Check out the group exercise class schedule!

Wellness and Fitness Center

Health Insurance

It is a University policy that all student doctors are required to carry health insurance. You have two options to select from each year:

  • Enroll in the University sponsored Aetna Student Health (PPO) plan
  • Provide proof of health insurance coverage and complete a Waiver of Insurance and Certification

If outside insurance is lost for any reason, or if you are about to turn 26 years old, contact mitchellba@rowan.edu.

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Needle Stick/Blood Borne Exposure

If you are experiencing a needle stick/blood borne exposure emergency on the RowanSOM campus, please call 856-566-3190. If you are off campus, please call 888-HIV-CHEC.

Additional Resources

  • Student Lounges
  • Diversity Lounge
  • Café Lounge
  • Personal Study Rooms within the Library
  • Music/Art Rooms
  • Lactation Room
  • Meditation/Prayer Room