Professional Trainings
Osher Collaborative Centers provide a variety of professional training programs


Integrative Oncology: Approaches for Enhancing Patient-Centered Palliative and Supportive Care

Course Dates: January 28 to January 30, 2021

This live virtual course takes an evidence-based view of integrative oncology and will address core areas of a patient-centered approach to supportive and palliative cancer care, including nutrition, mind and body practices, acupuncture, and physical activity. Presenters and panelists will review key evidence and focus on national practice guidelines in developing integrative treatment plans for cancer patients during active treatment and in post-treatment survivorship. The course is tailored to general and subspecialty oncologists, palliative care specialists, behavioral health practitioners, and generalists who commonly care for cancer patients.

The course is chaired by Anand Dhruva, MD, UCSF Professor of Medicine in Hematology and Oncology and Integrative Oncologist and Director of Education at the UCSF Osher Center for Integrative Medicine. 

Registration Fees: $400 for Physicians. $300 for Nurses, Allied Health Professionals, Residents, and Fellows. 

For more information and to register, visit the UCSF CME page or call (415) 476-4251.


Vanderbilt Health Coaching Program

What is Health Coaching?

Certified Health Coaches are credentialed members of the healthcare industry who have additional training in the science of health behavior change. Coaches combine their medical expertise with coaching skills to manage a variety of chronic medical conditions such as metabolic syndrome, heart disease, and chronic pain.

Can I Apply?

Yes, if you have a college degree and 3+ years of healthcare experience or are currently licensed in a healthcare field. Past student degrees and licenses include MD, RN, APRN, PT, OT, PhD, and LSW.

Contact: Kelli Stewart, RN, BSN, Program Manager, 615.875.6028,

Visit Vanderbilt Health Coaching Program Website