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UCPath outages scheduled for November and December due to cutover activity at other UCs

November 15, 2019

With UC Irvine and UC Santa Cruz primed for UCPath go-live, the UCPath Center must prepare by converting employee information. As a result, UCPath will be unavailable at UC Davis on select dates in late November and December.

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Eye Center resident honored for research on telemedicine and diabetic eye disease

October 31, 2019

Early diagnosis and care can decrease the risk of severe vision loss from diabetes. But less than half of the 29.1 million Americans with diabetes receive yearly eye screenings. Telemedicine can improve access to care.

UC Davis Health receives 2019 Excellence in Healthcare award

October 31, 2019

Of the 200 physician organizations in California that participated in the program, only 30 met the performance standards to receive an award for excellence.

UC Davis violence prevention researcher awarded for What You Can Do initiative

October 25, 2019

Rocco Pallin, who directs an educational program for providers, is recognized for efforts to educate providers in how they can reduce firearm injury and death in their high-risk patients.

UC Davis nursing professor named fellow in American Academy of Nursing

October 25, 2019

Piri Ackerman-Barger, associate clinical professor Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis, is named a fellow of the American Academy of Nursing, the academy's highest honor.

UC Davis Health students receive national scholarships for primary care commitment

October 23, 2019

Two students from the UC Davis School of Medicine and the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis receive prestigious national scholarships.

UC Davis psychiatrist awarded for advocacy, education on gun violence restraining orders

October 17, 2019

Efforts to develop and educate health care providers and the general public about gun violence restraining orders for individuals who have access to guns and are in crisis lands Amy Barnmorst, psychiatry associate professor, national recognition.

In rare honor, UC Davis Health physician named as Academy Fellow of the California Academy of Sciences

October 15, 2019

On Oct. 15, UC Davis Health dermatologist and autoimmune disease specialist Emanual Maverakis will be inducted as an Academy Fellow of the California Academy of Sciences, a rare distinction for a physician.

UC Davis Health nurse named ANCC Magnet Nurse of the Year

October 11, 2019

UC Davis Health NICU nurse Christa Bedford-Mu was named National Magnet Nurse of the Year for New Knowledge, Innovation and Improvement at the American Nurses Credentialing Center National Magnet Conference in Orlando, Fla.

UC Davis Children's Hospital re-verified as Level I Children's Surgery Center by American College of Surgeons

October 3, 2019

UC Davis Children’s Hospital has been re-verified as a Level I Children’s Surgery Center by the American College of Surgeons (ACS). The designation from the ACS Children’s Surgery Verification Quality Improvement Program focuses on the nation’s first and only multi-specialty standards of surgical care for pediatric patients. UC Davis Children's Hospital was the first hospital on the West Coast to earn this distinction.

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UC Davis Health honored by Vizient as one of the nation's Top 10 for quality outpatient care

September 20, 2019

UC Davis Health placed ninth in ambulatory care, representing a significant rise of 14 slots over last year’s ranking by Vizient.

Two UC Davis Health pathologists named among the nation's top 100 industry trailblazers

September 10, 2019

Breakthroughs at the bench, in the clinic and in every facet of the laboratory have helped diagnostic medicine grow from strength to strength. Two UC Davis pathologists have been recognized for their contributions.

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UC Davis Medical Center earns national LGBTQ health care honors

July 31, 2019

UC Davis Medical Center has again been named a national “LGBTQ Healthcare Equality Leader” in this year's upcoming Healthcare Equality Index report.

Laura Kair named Women's Health Research scholar for BIRCWH K12 program

July 8, 2019

Laura Kair, a UC Davis Children’s Hospital pediatrician and clinical researcher focused on breastfeeding and maternal-child health, was selected as a Women’s Health research scholar in the Building Interdisciplinary Research Careers in Women’s Health (BIRCWH) K12 program. 

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UC Davis Children's Hospital ranked among nation's best by U.S. News & World Report

June 18, 2019

UC Davis Children's Hospital is nationally ranked among the nation’s 50 best in neonatology, nephrology, diabetes/endocrinology, orthopaedics and urology.

New partnership seeks to transform health care in rural California and Oregon

June 5, 2019

American Medical Association grant will boost graduate medical education and connect resident physicians to communities in need of more providers