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 and Counseling Services.


Students (log in and search for CP159)

Faculty and staff (registration closed)

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