CP159: Certificate in Resiliency Medicine Training: Immunizing for Stress

Saturday, November 23, 2019 - 8:30 am to 5:00 pm
School of Pharmacy students, faculty, and staff
UCSF Parnassus, IRC (S-918)

513 Parnassus Avenue, San Francisco, CA

About the course

We will explore the current research and demonstrate and practice resiliency building tools including a cross-section of mind-body interactions and internal narratives (story telling). Course completion requires teaching and modeling resiliency skills. Those who successfully complete the training will be awarded a certificate in resiliency training.

This certificate training is offered in cooperation with UCSF Student Health & Counseling.


Students (log in and search for CP159)

Faculty and staff

Co-curricular credit

The course provides one elective credit or co-curricular credit in the personal development and wellness domain. After course completion, students who subsequently facilitate 2 or more formal resiliency activities may apply for an additional co-curricular credit in another domain. More info is provided during the training session.

Learning objectives

At the completion of this program, the participants will be able to:

  • Apply one or more resiliency medicine tools​/​techniques in both their personal and professional lives.
  • Demonstrate, teach, and share one or more resiliency medicine techniques to their family, friends, and colleagues.
  • Recall and describe the basic physical, social, behavioral, and neuroscience supporting the techniques experienced in the program.
  • Create a resiliency medicine prescription for themselves as well as their family, friends, and colleagues.
  • Incorporate the principles of resiliency medicine into their professional preparation or continuing education programs.


  • Eleanor Vogt, PhD, MEd, RPh; School of Pharmacy, Course Coordinator
  • Crystal Zhou, PharmD; School of Pharmacy