Student Wellness

The Student Wellness Program is designed to help Mercer University School of Medicine students achieve and maintain optimal well-being. Beginning during Orientation in first year, the Wellness Program addresses fives specific aspects of student well-being, including physical, emotional, spiritual, academic/professional and financial.

Counseling & Psychological Services (CAPS)

If you need someone to talk to, please call (478) 301-2862.
Visit the Counseling & Psychological Services website for more information about CAPS and the services offered.

Anonymous Reporting Line

MUSM has an anonymous reporting line where students may report mistreatment or any general concern/suggestion.

Reports are not traceable unless you elect to include identifying information. The reports are de-identified and automatically sent to the Office of Student Affairs via the website’s email.

Please note that this is NOT an emergency contact or crisis line. Please continue to use 911, local police, Mercer Police (MERPO) or hospital security for any situation involving immediate danger. The Mercer Crisis Hotline is available 24/7/365 for urgent issues.

Mercer Crisis Hotline: (888) 291-5802

MERPO: (478) 301-4357

These lines are manned 24/7/365. Staff will get pertinent information and quickly route the concern to an appropriate individual.

Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS): (478) 301-2862

CAPS is available during regular working hours. After hours, please call MERPO or the Crisis Hotline.

Needle Stick Injury or Blood Borne Exposure

If you receive an injury please clean it thoroughly and then present to the nearest emergency facility.  Questions and bills should be addressed to the Office of Student Affairs.

All Campuses

Kim Meeks
Director of Wellness
(478) 301-2519

Macon Campus

Dr. Candi Nobles-James
Associate Dean of Student Affairs
(478) 301-2531

Savannah Campus

Dr. Bob Shelley
Associate Dean of Student Affairs
(912) 721-8146

Columbus Campus

Dr. Alice House
Sr Associate Dean of Admissions and Student Affairs
(706) 223-5119