Peri menopause and menopause symptoms affect 85% of people who have or had periods and can vary from mild to severe. Staff and Faculty Health and Well-being wants to better understand the impact of this normal but sometimes difficult transition on the well-being of UC Davis employees and potentially identify ways to support them to improve quality of life​. 

Embracing the Change: Menopause Webinar Part 1 & 2

Join Staff and Faculty Health and Well-being as we explore the undiscussed topic of menopause. In this 2-part series, Sophia, dietetic intern, provides an overview of peri-menopause, menopause, and post-menopause. In part 2, Dr. Elaine Waetjen of UC Davis Health covers common themes and questions such as diagnosing menopause, symptoms, and navigating medical care:


Support in the Workplace

Meno-Power Interest Group​

  • Monthly support group for UC Davis staff and faculty​
  • For individuals who are experiencing symptoms of perimenopause and menopause, or who are curious about this normal but challenging life process. Please join the conversation and share about how this affects you and your well-being.
  • Co-hosted by Dr. Laura Fejerman and Michele Belden​
  • Email to receive the invite link to the next virtual meet-up​


Reasonable Requests You Can Ask For

  • If possible, ask about flexible work options, such as work from home​
  • Requesting a different uniform (short sleeves instead of long)​
  • Asking for a fan or moving to a cooler part of office​
    • If bringing one from home let supervisor know​
  • Setting reminders to help with brain fog​