Osher Collaborative Mission

The Osher Collaborative for Integrative Health comprises an international group of eleven academic Centers funded by The Bernard Osher Foundation to study, teach, and practice integrative healthcare. The Osher Collaborative amplifies the collective impact of the eleven Osher Centers on health and well-being for all.


Dr. Kavita K. Mishra Appointed Director of Clinical Programs of the UCSF Osher Center

Kavita K. Mishra, MD, MPH, has been appointed Director of Clinical Programs at the UCSF Osher Center for Integrative Health. Dr. Mishra will enhance clinical services, ensure the highest quality patient care, and continue the meet the standards of excellence in patient experience at the UCSF Osher Center. Dr. Mishra has a proven dedication to integrative health equity and she will further strengthen the clinic’s commitment to the values of diversity, equity, and inclusion.  

News University of Washington

Dr. Iman Majd to Lead Osher Center at University of Washington

Dr. Iman Majd has accepted an offer to serve as the Director of the Osher Center for Integrative Health at the University of Washington in Seattle. He has held this role in the interim, but we are excited to welcome into this permanent position. Dr. Majd articulates a vision for the UW Medicine Osher Center for Integrative Health that creates a comprehensive clinical and academic program focused on providing high quality, evidence-supported integrative care.


Personalized Mind-Body Medicine in Integrative Oncology: Meeting the Moment with Each Patient
The Journal of Integrative and Complementary Medicine

By Kavita K. Mishra, David Victorson, Darshan H. Mehta, and David R. Vago

Personalized medicine in cancer is an emerging approach to patient care in which certain individual characteristics are used to guide therapeutic decisions.1 Ultimately, the goal is to execute the right intervention for the right patient at the right time. In this era of personalized medicine, how does one effectively tailor the mind–body medicine (MBM) prescription for individuals with varied needs and circumstances who are on their cancer journey?