Mammogram Van coming to UMKC!

Diagnostic Imaging Centers’ mobile 3D mammography van is headed to Voelker campus on July 13 and Health Sciences campus on July 14. The van will be offering quick and convenient mammograms to employees and spouses that are on the University medical plan and that are due for their yearly screening. Mammograms are recommended yearly for women ages 40 & above.  If you are interested in booking an appointment, reach out to Secily Adams, UM System Health Engagement Coordinator at secily_adams@uhc.com

Join Real Appeal, an online weight loss program!

Real Appeal is a proven online weight loss program that’s part of your health benefits plan. With personalized guidance from an online coach, meal and activity tracking, and virtual group sessions, you get tools and resources to create healthy change. If interested in registering for Real Appeal and joining a supportive group of peer’s email Secily Adams, UM System Health Engagement Coordinator at secily_adams@uhc.com. For more information about the program go to http://umissouri.realappeal.com/.

“WALK IT OUT!” Employee Walking Club

With spring upon us, we want to encourage employees to get outside and be active. We invite you to join the “Walk It Out!” UMKC Employee Walking Club!

The walking club will meet two times a week, Tuesdays and Thursdays at noon on both the Volker Campus and Health Sciences Campus and aims to get employees moving and meeting others. Employees can log their participation on a Walking Log and if you complete an average of 2 walks per week between the kickoff and the end of July, you will be entered to win a $100 gift card for new walking shoes or fitness gear!

We will be kicking off the “Walk It Out!” UMKC Employee Walking Club on both campuses:

  • Tuesday, April 19th at 12pm at the University Parkway on Volker Campus
  • Thursday, April 21st at 12pm at the courtyard in front of the School of Medicine on Health Sciences Campus

During each kickoff event, there will be a drawing for all attendees to enter to win a fitness watch!

More detailed information about the “Walk It Out!” UMKC Employee Walking Club can be found online. Please complete the Participation Form online to let us know you’re interested, so that we can send you information for the walking club. Access the form by using your UM System assigned login: yourSSOhere@umsystem.edu.

Please contact UMKCHR@umkc.edu if you have any questions.

Visit the Roo Employee Engagement website for more upcoming events!

Lifewise EAP Webinar: From Tired to Inspired: Keeping Engaged and Preventing Burnout

As an employee, you are our most important resource, and the University of Missouri System cares about your personal and professional well-being.

The UM System’s Total Rewards, UMKC Human Resources, and Saint Luke’s Health System in Kansas City have come together to provide monthly online Employee Assistance Program seminars to equip you with skills to help you excel and grow in your professional or personal life.

On March 17th, 2022, the topic for the EAP Online Seminar Series is From Tired to Inspired: Keeping Engaged and Preventing Burnout

Description: Learn how to get around burnout, prevent it, and keep yourself engaged in work and personal life.

You do not need to register in advance to attend Online Seminars at a set time. Seminars will be prerecorded and uploaded on the date above. At any time while viewing the Online Seminar, if you have questions about the seminar, please type them into the “Ask a question” box located to the left of the video window. You will receive an emailed answer within five business days.  

Click Here to access the webinar

PASSCODE: UMKC

To access other recorded seminars, visit the EAP website at: http://lifewiseeap.advantageengagement.com/ Passcode: UMKC.  Open the link and enter the password. This will bring you to the homepage. Scroll down until you see the ‘ONLINE SEMINARS’ and then follow the hyperlink provided. This will take you to a page with all uploaded seminars, select the seminar you would like to review.

Prepped & Ready: Experts Edition

UMKC’s wonderful partners at Children’s Mercy Hospital are offering a program for parents of tweens and teens.

CMH invites you to watch Prepped and Ready: Experts Edition, a free online video series for parents and caregivers who are raising teens. This educational series is being offered online and brings the experts at Children’s Mercy right to parents, before there is a crisis, with topics covering vaping, hard conversations, safe storage and more. View now at childrensmercy.org/PreppedAndReady.