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Health and Wellness Programs

Tufts is committed to your health and wellbeing. We view our wellness programs as a core component of the benefits we offer our staff and faculty. 

Human Resources Wellness Events

Human Resources hosts educational and fitness events throughout the fall and spring semesters to support faculty and staff on the road to wellness. Event topics range from managing multiple priorities to dealing with back pain.

Upcoming events

Wellness Benefits and Policies

Employee Assistance Program
The Tufts Employee Assistance Program (EAP) offers free, confidential counseling for you, your dependents and household members. You can reach the EAP 24 hours a day, seven days a week by calling 1-800-451-1834.

Well-Time Policy
Learn how to use accrued sick time for approved wellness activities.

Wellness Center and Health Coaching
Our wellness center and health-coaching program can help keep you and your family feeling your best.

Fitness and Weight Watchers Benefits

To encourage you to stay fit and healthy, we’ll reimburse you for certain health and fitness programs.

Tufts Fitness Center and Fitness Classes
Take advantage of the many athletic facilities and programs on the Medford/Somerville campus and physical therapy services on the Boston campus.

Health Advocate
Get help resolving time-consuming healthcare and insurance issues. This personalized service is available to you and many members of your family.

Best Doctors
Make sure you have the right diagnosis, treatment, and follow-up care. Through Best Doctors, a specialist will review your case in depth and give you expert advice about your options. The service can also help you find a doctor or specialist in your area.

Flexible Spending Accounts
Find out how you can save money by putting aside pre-tax income to pay for certain healthcare or childcare costs.