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Health and Wellness

the health and wellness team utilizes a holistic approach and promotes the personal and professional health and wellbeing of students. the team does so by providing services such as individual counseling, diagnostic and learning assessments. they also develop, implement, and evaluate educational and preventive programs for students that promote self-awareness, effective thinking and reasoning, emotional intelligence, interpersonal effectiveness, multicultural competence, psychological wellbeing, and resiliency.

The team is comprised of our two psychologists, learning support specialists and our student events & wellness coordinator. Psychologists can be contacted via email at:

Sarah Burshan - sab4004@qatar-med.cornell.edu

Sobia Rahman - sor4001@qatar-med.cornell.edu

Students can also read about the new Employee Wellbeing Program at https://icaslifestyle.com. The program offers students free access to an online portal packed with information on various aspects of personal wellbeing: work, life skills, emotional health, physical health, family and managing people. It also has videos, podcasts, quizzes and other interactive content.

To ensure students are supported at all times during their studies at WCM-Q, the Office of Student Affairs maintains a confidential crisis support helpline number at 4492 8524. There is someone available at this number 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Non-urgent inquiries regarding wellness events may be directed to Ellizabeth Thomas by email


Health and Wellness Events

• Education City-wide Health & Wellness Fair

• Mindfulness Coloring: Every alternate Tuesdays

A popular bi-weekly event where students have the space to engage in mindful coloring. This event takes place during the lunch hour and provides students the opportunity to engage in a meaningful activity and meet other students. Often you’ll find students enjoying their lunch and the relaxation of coloring!

• Breast Cancer Awareness Walk & Breast Cancer Mobile Unit

• Flu Vaccination

• Students Self-Care

• Study Happy Week Activities

• Women’s Heart Health

• Children’s Health Fair 

Health and Wellness booth with three different wellness-promoting activities