The UConn chapter of Exercise is Medicine is a public health organization with a mission to foster collaborative relationships and leadership on campus between exercise, health, and other disciplines that support the EIM vision and goals.
Our vision as the UConn chapter of Exercise is Medicine- On Campus is to see all campus and community members across multiple disciplines discover, share, and adopt the principles of EIM-OC that will help change the culture of chronic disease prevention and management campus-wide.
Long Term Goals:
- Collaborate with Healthcare Facilities, such as Student Health Services, to establish Exercise as a 5th Vital Sign
- Engage the UConn community and the community at-large in exercise related events & activities
- Advocate for exercise friendly policy change by connecting with UConn professors, staff and outside stakeholder