Health & Wellbeing

The University of Iowa is the home of UI Health Care, consisting of a nationally ranked hospital and health care service. LiveWELL is the comprehensive health and wellness program available to UI faculty and staff.

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LiveWELL, the University of Iowa’s employee wellness program, was awarded the C. Everett Koop National Health Award in the category of honorable mention. 

For the 33rd year in a row, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics (UIHC) has been recognized as the only hospital in Iowa to achieve a national ranking by U.S. News & World Report, 2022. Eight specialties rank among top 10% of programs nationally.

University of Iowa Stead Family Children's Hospital is listed among the nation's best in seven specialties in the 2022-23 "Best Childrens' Hospitals" rankings published by U.S. News & World Report.

UI Health Care

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Health Care Plans

Review plan options for employees, retirees, and students, or learn about COBRA coverage for employees leaving the university.


Programs and services designed to support you in your health and wellness efforts, no matter where you find yourself on the health continuum.

Employee Assistance Program

Provides integrated services to faculty, staff, post docs, medical residents and their family members to promote emotional well-being and to increase engagement and productivity among members of our UI community.

Family Services

Provides programs and resources for UI faculty, staff, and students to be successful in their professional, academic, and personal lives.

Employee Well-Being

When employees have a high sense of well-being, they are better able to bring their best and authentic selves to work, be physically and mentally prepared to show up, communicate well, and serve the university's missions.

Student Wellness

Available to all UI students, Student Wellness supports student success by promoting sustainable health behaviors and fostering a culture of wellness.