Osher Center for Integrative Health
At the Osher Center for Integrative Health at Vanderbilt, we focus on your whole health: body, mind and spirit. We offer scientifically proven complementary therapies, such as acupuncture and yoga, to work alongside your conventional medical care. More than treating symptoms, this integrative medicine empowers you to take an active part in your healing and wellness so you can enjoy a better quality of life.
Professional Development in Mindfulness Facilitation
Register for our 55-hour training course, designed for those who have experienced the transformative beauty of mindfulness practice in their own lives and wish to bring it into their work with others. Designed for medical, business and other professionals who desire to facilitate mindfulness practices with patients, clients and colleagues. Includes five online and two in-person class sessions.
Why Choose the Osher Center for Integrative Health at Vanderbilt
- Unique expertise
We are one of only nine Osher Centers for Integrative Health in the world. As part of the Osher Collaborative for Integrative Health, we share knowledge, resources and best practices as we study, teach and provide complementary medical therapies. We also are an active member of the Academic Consortium for Integrative Medicine and Health. These affiliations translate into expert care for you.
- Knowledge and experience
Our acupuncturists, doctors, health coaches, massage therapists, mind-body movement instructors, nurse practitioners, physical therapists and psychologists believe that being well is so much more than getting cured. They provide the knowledge and experience you expect from Vanderbilt University Medical Center.
- Personalized care
In addition to group classes, we offer one-on-one sessions. You can meet privately with an integrative health specialist to review your medical history and current health challenges. They will customize a treatment plan just for you and your health goals.
Our specialists study innovative ways to improve whole health: body, mind and spirit. We are committed to research that will help patients manage chronic pain and disease. We also promote research by participating in the BraveNet project, a national network that shares information on patient needs and best practices in integrative medicine.