9/30: Live Webcast: Mindfulness Based Childbirth & Parenting: UMass Med School Grand Rounds

Would you like to learn more about Mindfulness-Based Childbirth and Parenting? Tune into a live webcast at 9:00 am Pacific time (noon EST) on Tuesday, September … [Read more...]

Video of Our Pritzker Mindfulness Program for Urban Youth

The Pritzker Mindfulness Program for Urban Youth is a program specially designed for urban youth using games, group discussions, as well as a variety of … [Read more...]

Maurice Kanbar Donates $1Million to Osher Center Endowment

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We are honored to announce that Mr. Maurice Kanbar has donated $1 million to the Osher Center endowment campaign. The endowment allows us to integrate new … [Read more...]

Osher Center Laughter Yoga Class in Japanese Magazine

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Our Laughter Yoga class and instructor Teresa Corrigan, RN, MA, BCB, CLYT are featured in the Spring 2014 edition of the Japanese magazine called Smile Book. … [Read more...]

Unveiling of ‘William K. Bowes, Jr. Seminar Room’

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On Wednesday, June 18, members of the Osher Center Leadership Board, faculty and staff all gathered for a reception honoring the unveiling of the William K. … [Read more...]

Two New Cancer Support Groups

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. The UCSF Ida & Joseph Friend Cancer Resource Center has just announced two new support groups for people with cancer and their caregivers. Both are … [Read more...]

First Lady of Estonia, Mrs. Evelin Ilves, Visits Osher Center

L-R: Osher Center Director Dr. Margaret Chesney Estonia First Lady Mrs. Evelin Ilves; Osher Center Development Director Evan Kavanagh; Silicon Vikings Executive Director Ingrid Echter; and Osher Center Medical Director, Dr. Sanford Newmark

On Thursday, May 22, the Osher Center had the great honor of hosting the First Lady of Estonia, Mrs. Evelin Ilves. Mrs. Ilves, who has a medical degree, is also … [Read more...]

6/28: Donald Abrams, MD to Speak at UCSF Daylong Retreat for Cancer Survivors

Living On, Living Well: A Day Retreat for Cancer Survivors Saturday, June 28, 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. With Donald Abrams, MD Debby Hamolsky, RN, MS Jamie … [Read more...]

5/8 Lunchtime Lecture: “An Integrative Approach to ADHD” with Dr. Sanford Newmark

Please join us on Thursday, May 8 from 12:00 noon – 1:00 pm for a free Lunchtime Lecture with renowned integrative pediatrician Dr. Sanford Newmark. Notice: … [Read more...]

Dr. Margaret Chesney to Speak at Congressional Briefing 4/10

4/17/14 UPDATE: Read about this briefing on John Weeks' blog. UCSF Osher Center Director Dr. Margaret Chesney is one of four speakers to present a … [Read more...]