Integrative Medicine Grand Rounds on "Mind-Body Programs at the UCSF Osher Center: Translating Research to Clinical Practice"

Judith Cuneo, MD; Rick Hecht, MD; and Wolf Mehling, MD, will participate in a panel on "Mind-Body Programs at the UCSF Osher Center: Translating Research to Clinical Practice"

CME/CEU credit is available with the completion of an evaluation.

Learning Objectives:

  • Examine the cultural differences in mindfulness mechanisms
  • Identify mechanisms through which mindfulness programs may affect mood and behavior
  • Discuss strategies for effective implementation of mind-body medicine in the clinical setting

Judith Cuneo, MD, is an Obstetrician-Gynecologist and Integrative Medicine specialist. Her clinical practice emphasizes the complementary use of mind-body medicine in women's health. In her role as Associate Director of Clinical Programs at the UCSF Osher Center, she directs the OCIM Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Program which serves over 350 patients and community members annually.  She developed and leads the UCSF Mind-Body Medicine Program for Endometriosis at the UCSF Endometriosis Center and is a Mindfulness-Based Childbirth and Parenting Instructor.

Rick Hecht, MD, is the Director of Research at the Osher Center and is trained in internal medicine, with fellowship training in clinical epidemiology and clinical research methods.  He is the author of over 225 peer-reviewed articles, and has been the principal investigator of 10 grants from the NIH’s National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH), including two Center for Excellence in Research on Complementary and Alternative Medicine grants. An important focus of his research has been on mindfulness-based interventions for health, particularly testing whether such approaches can augment diet and nutrition interventions for obesity and diabetes. 

Wolf Mehling, MD, is an Integrative Physician and Core Research Faculty at the Osher Center. He has been treating chronic musculoskeletal pain conditions with integrated manual therapy and mind-body approaches for over 40 years and has conducted research on low back pain, integrated exercise interventions, and interoceptive bodily awareness.

CME Disclosure Statement:

  • Planners: Shelley Adler, PhD; Selena Chan, DO; Anand Dhruva, MD; and Sarah Patterson, MD, have no relationships to disclose.
  • Speakers: Judith Cuneo, MD; Frederick Hecht, MD; and Wolf Mehling, MD, have no relationships to disclose. 

CME/CEU Information:

The University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine (UCSF) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing education for physicians and allied health professionals. 

UCSF designates this live activity for a maximum of 12 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. This credit maximum reflects all Osher Integrative Medicine Grand Rounds to be offered in Fiscal Year 2021. UCSF designates each live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Learners should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

A variety of healthcare boards and licensing bodies may accept AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ toward their requirements for professional standing. This may include nurses, physician assistants, pharmacists, psychologists, and social workers. Check with your professional organization to ensure that AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ meets the continuing education requirements of your profession.

Acupuncturists: This live activity is approved by the State of California Acupuncture Board for 1 hour of Category 1 CE course credit (provider number 1377).

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Wednesday, January 20 at 8:00am to 9:00am

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Osher Center for Integrative Medicine


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