Unlock your full potential. Develop practical tools for enhanced personal and professional performance.

Everyone strives to be high performing individuals. But how do you achieve more success and sustain it over time? Often, the key to unlocking higher peaks of excellence lies within your own approach to your well-being.

The Psychology for High Performance online micro course from the Stanford Center for Health Education (SCHE) equips you with practical tools to maximize your potential at work and beyond. Based on fundamental psychological principles, you’ll unpack actionable strategies to optimize performance and gain self-awareness. You’ll not only be provided with the theory to enhance your performance, but also be challenged to apply this theory through reflective and practical methods. Ultimately, you’ll examine the importance of exercise, nutrition, and sleep on physical and psychological well-being, and learn to build durable and effective habits.

Is this course for you?

This course is suited to individuals who are invested in their personal well-being, and looking for additional tools to thrive personally and professionally. It’s applicable to working professionals in a multitude of roles and industries, and offers both practical and theoretical opportunities to better understand one’s own actions, thoughts, and behaviors. These roles could include healthcare professionals and those in sports or wellness fields, but equally office professionals, technical specialists, aspiring managers and executives will benefit from the ability to unlock performance that this micro course offers.


In support of improving patient care, Stanford Medicine is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Credit designation

American Medical Association (AMA)

The Stanford University School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 8.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.