Facts and Figures from UC Davis Health

Facts and Figures

At UC Davis Health we proudly apply the expertise, discoveries and technology of a world-class university to advance health and well-being for people and patients — both here in California and across the nation.

Patient care

Nationally renowned UC Davis Medical Center is a leading referral center for the most seriously injured or ill patients and the most medically complex cases.

Statistics for year ending June 30, 2022.

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The Children’s Miracle network raised nearly $3.6 million for UC Davis Children’s Hospital, making it one of the network’s top hospitals

Philanthropy impact

Kristine Albertalli gave $45,000 to the Child Life Art Therapy Fund, sustaining the program through 2023.


UC Davis Health research includes clinical, translational and basic-science studies, with an emphasis on collaboration and improving health for people, communities and entire populations.

External research funding

$396 million in 2022, including $201 million in NIH funding (ranked 32nd in the U.S. for NIH funding, with 9 departments ranked in the top 20 nationally)

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A $2 million gift from anonymous donors established the Fund for Regenerative Ophthalmologic Therapies Research

Philanthropy impact

An anonymous donor gave $1.5 million to establish an endowed professorship in neurosurgical research.


Innovative UC Davis interprofessional education gives the health care workforce of tomorrow the skills and values needed to lead change and improve health for all.

  • Innovative training prepares future doctors to treat underserved communities in:
    • urban and rural areas
    • California’s Central Valley
    • California’s tribal communities
    • by advancing Latino health
    • by closing the primary care gap
  • The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing launched a new, hybrid Doctor of Nursing Practice — Family Nurse Practitioner Degree Program in 2022 with its first class of 30 students.
  • 2022 Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine.
  • The Center for Health and Technology offers telehealth education programs for community providers, students and residents, with collaborations around specific conditions.

Faculty, staff and students

All numbers are snapshots in time and approximate.

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The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation invested an additional $7.4 million in the Betty Irene Moore Fellowship for Nurse Leaders and Innovators

Philanthropy impact

Peggy Tun, M.D. (SOM ’73) and Ronald Yin, J.D., documented a planned gift of $1.57 million establishing a neurobiology research endowment and a medical student endowed scholarship.

Community Engagement

UC Davis Health actively engages with the diverse communities it serves in Sacramento, Northern California and beyond.

  • Innovative partnerships with more than two-dozen Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) provide a comprehensive mix of primary care, specialty care and behavioral health to thousands of underserved patients across the region.
  • Expanded virtual care partnerships with more than three-dozen community and regional hospitals increase access to higher levels of care in rural areas.
  • National pioneers and leaders in telehealth and electronic medical records integration.
  • For 11 consecutive years, a “Most Wired” health system for excellence in using technology to improve care delivery.
  • Improving access to care via technology:
    • Creating a regional digital public health platform to improve access and continuity of care for vulnerable populations
    • World-first digital health equity partnership with Amazon Web Services
    • Collaboration with BioIntelliSense to advance remote care through wearable devices
  • #11 on the Forbes 2022 list of California’s best employers, and one of Newsweek’s America’s Greatest Workplaces for Diversity 2023 and America’s Greatest Workplaces for Women 2023.
  • Youth violence intervention and traffic safety education through our Trauma Prevention and Outreach Program.
  • The UC Davis Health Cancer Care Network unites multiple cancer centers to offer patients leading-edge care in their own communities.
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Donut Dash 501(c)3 raised $65,000 for the UC Davis Child Life and Creative Arts Therapy Department benefitting pediatric patients.

Philanthropy impact

The Children’s Miracle Network Play Yellow Friendship Invitational tournament at Yocha Dehe Golf Club grossed more than $124,000.