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...]

Dr. Donald Abrams and Dr. Sanford Newmark to Speak at “Food As Medicine”

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Osher Center integrative oncologist Donald Abrams, MD and neurodevelopmental pediatrician Sanford Newmark, MD will be presenting at the upcoming "Food As … [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...]

2014 Integrative Medicine Forum

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This year’s UCSF Integrative Medicine Forum, entitled “Integrative Medicine for the Future” will be held on Saturday, April 19 from 8:00 am – 4:30 pm in Cole … [Read more...]