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UC Davis Health is improving lives and transforming health care by providing excellent patient care, conducting groundbreaking research, fostering innovative, interprofessional education, and creating dynamic, productive partnerships with the community.

UC Davis Health is a major driver of economic prosperity for both the Sacramento region and California. According to a study of pre-pandemic data, in 2019 UC Davis Health expenditures led to a total economic impact of $4.60 billion for the seven-county local region – an additional $1.08 for every dollar UC Davis Health spent. UC Davis Health had 11,600 employees in the region, and economic activity generated indirectly and by their spending supported an additional 14,600 jobs. The report also calculates UC Davis Health’s statewide economic and employment impacts.

Nationally ranked

At UC Davis Health, we harness the power of an entire university’s nationally-ranked resources and research to tackle the most pressing health care issues facing the world today.

Based in Sacramento, California, our academic health system is home to a nationally ranked medical center, School of Medicine and School of Nursing.

We also partner with colleagues in the nation’s best School of Veterinary Medicine, the nation’s best School of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences, one of the nation’s best Colleges of Biological Sciences and one of the nation’s best Colleges of Engineering – all from within one of the top five “Best Public Universities” in the U.S.

Discovering and sharing knowledge

As the region’s only academic health center, UC Davis Health is a hub of innovation that’s focused on discovering and sharing knowledge while providing the highest quality of care. Our organization includes the UC Davis Medical Center, the UC Davis School of Medicine, the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis, and the UC Davis Medical Group. Read more about these entities below.

Our Mission

Grounded in equity, we provide unparalleled care across California, transforming lives and communities. Our teams research and develop trailblazing therapies and technologies, educate and prepare a future-ready workforce, and drive excellence into all we do.

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