9/18: Join Us for Free Screening of Documentary “Happy”

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. Free Screening of "Happy" Documentary UCSF Cole Hall 513 Parnassus, San Francisco Thursday, 9/18 6:30 Documentary 8:00 Panel Discussion Reserve … [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...]

7/21: Ayurvedic Approaches to Self-Care Through Cancer

Ayurvedic Approaches to Self-Care Through Cancer Monday, July 21, 5:30 – 7 p.m. With Sangeeta Agarawal, MS, RN, CAS Learn the basic principles of … [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...]

“Mindful Birthing” by Nancy Bardacke, CNM, MA: Best Book of the Year

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On May 16, 2014, "Mindful Birthing: Training the Mind, Body, and Heart for Childbirth and Beyond" by Nancy Bardacke, CNM, MA, was awarded the "Best Book of the … [Read more...]