A Study to Examine the Stress Management and Resilience Training (SMART) Program Outcomes


About this study

The purpose of this study is to assess the effect of Mayo Clinic’s Resilience Training Program among healthcare employees and members of an employee-based wellness center.

Participation eligibility

Participant eligibility includes age, gender, type and stage of disease, and previous treatments or health concerns. Guidelines differ from study to study, and identify who can or cannot participate. There is no guarantee that every individual who qualifies and wants to participate in a trial will be enrolled. Contact the study team to discuss study eligibility and potential participation.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Aged 18 years of age or older.
  • Membership of the DAHLC or Mayo Clinic employee.
  • Commitment to full participation in the SMART program – 12 sessions.
  • Ability to complete study questionnaires at pre- (week 0) and post- (week 12) and at week 16 (1-month post program completion) and weeks 20, 32 and 36.





Participating Mayo Clinic locations

Study statuses change often. Please contact the study team for the most up-to-date information regarding possible participation.

Mayo Clinic Location Status Contact

Rochester, Minn.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

Bridget Berkland, M.A.

Closed-enrolling by invitation

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Not open to everyone who meets the eligibility criteria, but only those invited to participate by the study team.

Contact information:

Bridget Berkland M.A.



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