Wellness Programs

Our wellness programs support healthy lifestyle choices that improve personal well-being. In addition to programs that offer wellness assistance in many forms, we have resources for parents, as well as opportunities for enjoying exercise, art, and music.

Live Well/Work Well

Live Well Work Well

Live Well/Work Well offers a variety of programs to improve and maintain your health, including health and wellness coaching options, fitness programs, life/stress management, and other educational resources. These programs are available to all employees and immediate family members, regardless of enrollment in one of our health care plans.

Employee Assistance Program

Our Employee Assistance Program (EAP) offers free, confidential, short-term counseling and consultation services for a full range of mental health needs to our employees and their immediate family members. Our staff includes licensed clinical psychologists and clinical mental health counselors. Virtual and after-hour appointments are available.

Learn about the EAP.

Employee wellness

Opportunities are available for you and your family to make improvements in overall health. Our programs and services support healthy lifestyle choices that improve personal well-being. These include health coaching, lessons on healthy eating, movement and fitness activities, stress first aid, tobacco cessation, and more.

Learn about employee wellness.

Employee Express Care

Employee Express Care services are available to any employee who has established primary care at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center and Clinics, regardless of which health plan you have. When you have a sudden illness, such as cough or cold symptoms or sinus infection, you can be seen in a number of clinic areas with quicker access to providers.

Learn about Employee Express Care.

Occupational Medicine

Our department of Occupational Medicine offers a wide range of services, including immunization management, medical screenings, and workability programs. We also offer physicals and drug screens to external clients.

Learn about Occupational Medicine.

Employee Primary Care

You can reach Employee Primary Care at 603-650-3640.

Resources for parents

Nursing mothers

We offer resources, support, and flexibility to its employees who are also nursing mothers so they can express breast milk during the workday when separated from their newborn child. For questions about using break time or finding a suitable lactation room, call Employee Relations at 603-653-1570 or email employee.relations@hitchcock.org.

Child care resources

Child care services are available at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, New Hampshire and via your Care@Work membership.

  • Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center's Child Care Center is open for children aged 6 weeks to 5 years of age. Our services are available to employees of Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center and Clinics and Dartmouth College. Read more about the Child Care Center.
  • A Care@Work membership, paid for by Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center and Clinics, includes premium, unlimited access to Care.com to find caregivers, tutors, errand runners, senior caregivers, pet walkers and sitters, and house cleaners. Membership is available to all benefits-eligible employees. Please note: The cost of care is the responsibility of the employee.

Additional child care resources in the region are available on the Dartmouth Health Children's website.

Exercise, art, and music

  • Health club discounts: If you are enrolled in one of our medical plans, each enrolled member of your family (aged 14 and over) is eligible to receive up to $200 per calendar year toward health club membership fees when you join a qualified health club and attend at least 2 sessions a week for 11 out of 13 consecutive weeks during the calendar year.
  • Walking paths: The beautiful grounds of Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center include 2 outdoor walking paths, including one around the buildings and another that takes you through the woods on the campus. You can also walk several routes inside Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Canter for exercise during bad weather.
  • Other recreation options: In addition, the Upper Valley area provides many opportunities to be active outside. Situated near the Appalachian Trail, the Connecticut River, and many other rivers and lakes, the area is renowned for its skiing, hiking, canoeing, and kayaking.
  • Art and music: Our Arts and Humanities Program offers permanent art collections, rotating seasonal exhibitions, public arts projects, arts performances, and live music.
Dartmouth-Hitchcock employees hiking Mt. Cardigan
Cardiology staff hiking Mt. Cardigan