Jude Children's Research Hospital is one of the thirty-three leading area
employers committed to creating a Culture of Health within their organization.
St. Jude signed on to MBGH’s Culture of Health Initiative in April of last year
and they have been expanding upon their health and wellness programming ever
is central to the mission of St. Jude and they are proud to support their employees in efforts to lead more healthy
lifestyles. The hospital's employee wellness
program, known as Living Well, is focused on five core areas: Getting
Active; Eating Healthy; Preventing Illness/Injury; Balancing Work/Family; and
Coping with Stress. In each of these core areas, a variety of programs, classes,
and resources are available. (See chart for examples)
Living Well program has been extremely successful thus far and has earned awards and
accolades both locally and nationally. St. Jude has
been identified as one of the Mid-South’s Healthiest Employers and a Bike-to-Work Day Champion, deemed a Fit Friendly Company by the American Heart
Association and has also received a Certificate of Achievement from the City of Memphis and a Certificate of Recognition from Shelby
Jude is now working towards recognition as a CEO Cancer Gold Standard Company, a national worksite wellness program developed by the CEO Roundtable on Cancer.