June 14, 2024

Vanderbilt Health Coaching Program accepting applications for fall cohort; online classes start Aug. 25

This process involves supporting the patient or client as they set goals, unearth values & strengths, and access intrinsic motivations to encourage the development of sustainable healthy behaviors and attitudes.

What is Health Coaching?

Coaches who train in our program learn to combine their existing health care experience with coaching skills to help patients manage a variety of chronic medical conditions, such as: metabolic syndrome, heart disease, and chronic pain.

A Health Coach is a partner in an individual’s behavior change process. This process involves supporting the patient or client as they set goals, unearth values & strengths, and access intrinsic motivations to encourage the development of sustainable healthy behaviors and attitudes.

Can I Apply?

Yes, if you are currently licensed in a healthcare field and/or you have a college degree plus 3+ years of healthcare experience. Past student degrees and licenses include: MD, RN, APRN, PT, OT, Ph.D., and LSW.

Watch our recent Q & A session or email healthcoaching@vumc.org for more information.