UCSF Osher Center for Integrative HealthCelebrating 25 years of integrative health care, education, and research
At the UCSF Osher Center for Integrative Health, our vision is to nurture health and inspire well-being in all people. We are committed to
Providing the highest quality healthcare by blending proven conventional and complementary medicine approaches from around the world,
Creating outstanding integrative health leaders through transformative education and training, and
Advancing the science of integrative health by conducting and disseminating rigorous research.
Our faculty and staff value whole-person care, equity, compassion, and collaboration. We focus on wellness by emphasizing health promotion and illness prevention. We believe in empowering individuals by providing resources and tools that cultivate resilience and engage each person’s unique healing abilities.
We work closely with clinicians, educators, and researchers across UCSF and with our colleagues in the Osher Collaborative for Integrative Health.
What is Integrative Health?
Integrative medicine or integrative healthcare involves bringing conventional and complementary approaches together in a coordinated way. At the Osher Center, we promote healing-oriented healthcare that takes account of the whole person. We emphasize the relationship between practitioner and patient, we seek out scientific evidence, and we work with a range of healthcare professionals, disciplines, and therapeutic techniques to achieve health and well-being.
Programs and Services
We emphasize an integrative approach to health care, combining conventional medicine with evidence-based complementary practices.
We offer a variety of public classes, workshops, and therapeutic programs.
We create outstanding integrative health leaders through transformative education and training.
We advance the science of integrative health by conducting and disseminating rigorous research.