University Health Services

FSU to host second annual ‘Live Well Day’

The Division of Student Affairs at Florida State University is getting ready to host its second annual Live Well Day, an event designed to promote and educate students on the benefits of a holistic approach to health and wellness. Live Well Day will feature a variety of interactive activities where students can engage and learn […]

Christelle Bucag

Growing up in the Philippines, Florida State University junior Christelle Bucag was suddenly uprooted when her mother was hired as a nurse at Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare, and they moved to Tallahassee in 2016. “As a recent first-generation immigrant, it was hard to insert myself in the culture and way of life here in the United States,” Bucag said. “It […]

FSU’s University Health Services achieves national accreditation

University Health Services (UHS) at Florida State University has been accredited by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC). This accreditation distinguishes UHS from many other facilities through its adherence to rigorous standards of care and safety. Status as an accredited organization means UHS has met nationally recognized standards for the provision of quality […]

FSU establishes ambassador program to promote healthy behaviors

Students at Florida State University are setting a positive example for their peers to encourage compliance with the university’s COVID-19 health and safety guidelines as members of University Health Services’ Stay Healthy Ambassador Program. Established this fall, the Stay Healthy Ambassador Program (SHAP) trains student and staff volunteers to promote healthy behaviors in the campus […]

University Health Services meets students where they are through telehealth

Aspects of society have adjusted to a virtual reality due to COVID-19, and doctors’ visits are no exception. From physical therapy to psychiatric treatment and acute care, University Health Services (UHS) at Florida State University is continuing to provide quality care to students through telehealth services. Telehealth is the distribution of health-related services and information […]

FSU takes on Gators, Bulls and Knights in flu shot competition

Instead of battling it out on the football field or basketball court, Florida State University is taking on the University of Florida, the University of South Florida and the University of Central Florida in a new arena this fall. For the first time, the four state universities are competing to see which one can get […]

FSU Medical Response Unit wins statewide first responder competition

Florida State University’s Medical Response Unit (MRU) placed first in its division at the 35th Annual Bill Shearer ALS/BLS Competition, winning the Basic Life Support (BLS) Division for the fourth consecutive year. The competition took place July 18 in Orlando during CLINCON 2019, Florida’s Premier EMS/Fire Conference organized by the Emergency Medicine Learning & Resource Center. […]

Florida State names new director of University Health Services

Florida State University has selected Amy B. Magnuson as director of University Health Services, effective immediately. Magnuson has served as interim director of University Health Services since May 2017 leading up to her permanent appointment to the position. “I am looking forward to working with Amy closely as we develop a holistic, university-wide approach to […]

Florida State receives federal grant to address personal violence on campus communities

A new grant from the U.S. Department of Justice will help Florida State University prevent and respond to power-based personal violence on campus and around the community. FSU will receive $300,000 from the DOJ’s Office on Violence Against Women under the Grants to Reduce Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, Sexual Assault, and Stalking on Campus Program. […]

FSU student programs honored for excellence with NASPA awards

Two Florida State University programs — Healthy Campus at FSU and Leadership Learning in the Outdoors for Group and Individual Change (LOGIC) — have been honored with national awards for their outstanding dedication to students, campus health and growth. The Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education (NASPA) is the leading association for the advancement, health […]

FSU names Magnuson interim director of University Health Services

Florida State University Interim Vice President for Student Affairs Allison Crume has appointed Amy Magnuson to serve as interim director of University Health Services effective May 19. Magnuson will lead the department on an interim basis following the retirement of Lesley Sacher, who joined FSU in 1999 as director. Under Sacher’s leadership, University Health Services […]