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BCM LIFE

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BCM LIFE serves as the health and well-being initiative for Baylor College of Medicine students. BCM LIFE is a part of BCM Well-Being, which also manages BCM BeWell (employees) and the BCM Well-Being Center (Gym). BCM LIFE is committed to providing opportunities and resources that allow students a path to increase their health and well-being knowledge and skills surrounding BCM Well-Being’s five “Branches of Well-being” and how to nurture them. We partner with faculty, staff, and outside partners, allowing us to host various programming and events for our students on campus and off. In addition, BCM LIFE partners with Vitality LLC to offer an incentive-based wellness portal, where students can engage in BCM LIFE-sponsored events and activities. The portal also offers a wide variety of online resources, all while competing for swag, Baylor merchandise, and other incentives throughout the year.

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What is the Wellness Portal?

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The wellness portal is an interactive and personalized wellness platform that makes it easy for you to live your healthiest life. This platform is offered in partnership with Vitality LLC and serves as our incentive-based platform where students can earn points by participating BCM LIFE programming, activities ranging from going to the gym to going to the dentist as well as engaging with the program online through a variety of education modules covering everything from positive thinking to maintaining a healthy diet. Every Baylor student is highly encouraged to activate their profile to be able to win our amazing prizes. For more information and to activate your profile visit www.powerofvitality.com and register today!

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Getting Started with BCM LIFE!

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Whether you’re looking to eat better, become more active or focus on habits to help you get the recommended amount of sleep, BCM LIFE will help you create your to better health. Interact with the program at www.powerofvitality.com and through the Vitality Today™ mobile app to plan healthy activities that inspire and help you earn BCM LIFE Points to get the rewards you deserve.

View the BCM LIFE Getting Started Flyer to begin your registration or follow the step-by-step instructions below:

You can visit Employer Resources in the Vitality Portal for information on various offerings provided to students by Baylor College of Medicine.

Register now!
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Educational Seminars

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Attend educational seminars (BCM Login required) throughout the year to earn points in the wellness portal. You can also view past presentations and complete a confirmation survey to earn points. 

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BCM LIFE Ambassadors

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BCM LIFE ambassadors are a group BCM students who are passionate about spreading awareness on student wellness. They know the stresses that come as a student and their goal is to create interactive programming that will create opportunities to interact with fellow BCM peers.

The purpose of BCM LIFE ambassadors is to represent BCM LIFE as well as actively participate in the development, planning and management of current and future initiatives and events while encouraging the participation of their peers in wellness programming.

Have an idea for potential events for students? Email us at bcm-life@bcm.edu to pitch your idea!

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BCM LIFE Incentives

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Students earning BCM LIFE points and achieving bronze, silver, gold or platinum status in the wellness portal will earn incentives, such as Baylor merchandise and a free Well-Being Center (BCM Login) membership. For specific incentive ideas or requests, email bcm-life@bcm.edu.

  • Bronze: Complete your Vitality Health Review (VHR) by March 31, 2022 to earn a Baylor shirt and tote bag Students will automatically earn a bonus 250 BCM LIFE Vitality points to reach silver
  • Silver: Achieve silver status by June 30, 2022 and earn a Baylor mug
  • Gold: Achieve gold status by Sept. 30, 2022 and earn a one-month membership to the BCM Well-Being Center Gym) (BCM Login)
  • Platinum: Achieve platinum status by Dec. 31, 2022 and earn a three-month membership to the BCM Well-Being Center Gym) (BCM Login)
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Getaway to Good Health

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Getaway to Good Health is a multi-year campaign that encourages tracking physical activity to enhance well-being. Participants track daily physical activities in the wellness portal which equates to steps within the challenge.

Learn more about the Getaway to Good Health challenge. (BCM Login)

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BCM LIFE Discounts

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Students at BCM are eligible to receive a discounted membership to the following gyms. Contact BCM-LIFE@bcm.edu for details.

  • BCM Wellness Center/Baylor Gym
  • ClassPass
  • 24 Hour Fitness
  • Barry's Bootcamp
  • Camp Gladiator
  • Ryde
  • Equinox
  • UTHealth Recreation Center
  • YMCA Corporate Membership
  • Curves

Note: Students must use their BCM email addresses and/or BCM Badge for verification.

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Five Branches of Well-being

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Learn more about each branch and find resources and programs to help you maintain your individual well-being.