About UC Davis Medical Center
UC Davis Medical Center serves a 65,000-square-mile
area that includes 33 counties and 6 million residents across Northern and Central
California. The acute-care teaching hospital is licensed for 613 beds and maintains
an annual budget of roughly $1 billion.
With more than 6,500 employees, UC Davis provides vital care to more than 200,000
patients every year, admitting 25,000 patients for extended care and handling more
than 900,000 visits. The medical center's emergency room sees an average of 150
patients every day.
As the region's only academic medical center, UC Davis Health System is charged
with discovering and sharing knowledge and providing the highest quality care to
people. Through its entities — UC Davis Medical Center, UC Davis Medical Group,
UC Davis School of Medicine, and the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing —
the health system works to advance health both in the local community and around
The mission of the UC Davis Health System is discovering and sharing knowledge to
advance health. They pursue the mission through the education of physicians, medical
investigators and other health-care providers; research into new medical knowledge
and applying it to the health challenges that face our world; and patient care and
public service for their local and global community.
UC Davis Health System aspires to be a health-care provider of choice for our community,
offering leadership and achieving excellence in medical education, state-of-the-art
research and high-quality, compassionate clinical care. They are a diverse community
of faculty, staff, trainees and partners, collaborating to shape the future of medicine
through innovative scientific discovery, continuous learning and state-of-the-art
UC Davis Health System is a community and national treasure, offering internationally
recognized, leading-edge discovery; training the next generation of doctors and
investigators; and providing outstanding comprehensive clinical care and public
UC Davis Health System has a bold
vision for a bright future — a future in which every one enjoys a healthy
life. Every day, the people of UC Davis Health System work collaboratively and tirelessly
to secure improved health for future generations. Together, UC Davis faculty, staff,
students, volunteers, and community partners are shaping the future of science,
nursing, medicine and health.
In February 2010, the health system launched a strategic planning endeavor that
will serve as a roadmap to the future. This website is aimed at fostering collaboration
among all members of the health system community in developing the strategic plan.
About UC Davis School of Medicine
A national reputation for life-changing biomedical
discoveries, a passion for clinical care, and a commitment to engaging people from
underserved communities are the hallmarks of a UC Davis School of Medicine education.
The students are leaders who appreciate rigorous academic training balanced with
hands-on experience, and have a strong desire to serve. Their faculties specialize
in translational research covering a wide range of areas and are engaged in innovative,
interdisciplinary collaborations, both within the UC Davis community and with other
highly regarded institutions.
In 2010, U.S. News & World Report ranks UC Davis School of Medicine among the
top 20 schools for primary care training and the top 50 schools for research. The
school is affiliated with UC Davis Medical Center, one of the nation’s best teaching
Since its founding in 1966, UC Davis School of Medicine continues to have a major
impact in Northern California and around the world through education of new physicians,
research, patient care and community service.
UC Davis School of Medicine has developed a national reputation for its specialty
and primary care programs.