Coordinating Center for Osher Integrative Medicine

Sponsor: Bernard Osher Foundation, The

Location(s): United States


The UCSF Osher Center for Integrative Medicine received a grant from The Bernard Osher Foundation to endow the Coordinating Center of the Osher Collaborative for Integrative Medicine. The gift provides permanent support for the Coordinating Center, the entity that facilitates collaborative initiatives among the Osher Centers for Integrative Medicine around the world.

The Coordinating Center, which is based at the UCSF Osher Center, amplifies the six Osher Centers’ collective impact on health and well-being internationally, as well as maximizes the dissemination of the Centers’ research, educational, and clinical activities. Through their joint efforts as the Osher Collaborative, the individual sites work together to magnify the success of their scientific research, evidence-based care, and teaching innovations.

The six Osher Centers are located at academic health institutions:

  • University of California, San Francisco 
  • Harvard University 
  • Karolinska Institutet 
  • Northwestern University 
  • Vanderbilt University 
  • University of Miami