At a glance
Select highlights from UC Davis Children’s Hospital
This past year UC Davis Medical Center received the Platinum Level ELSO Award for Excellence in Life Support from the Extracorporeal Life Support Organization (ELSO) for its Extracorporeal Life Support Program, which provides life-saving care for failing organ systems in infants, children and adults.
UC Davis Medical Center was named to Newsweek’s 2021 list of Best Maternity Care Hospitals, which recognizes facilities that have provided exceptional care to mothers, newborns and their families, as verified by the 2020 Leapfrog Hospital Survey.
Our Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) is now the 12th in the U.S. to receive a gold-level Beacon Award for Excellence from the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN). We are the only hospital in Northern California to receive this honor.
Cardiology and heart surgery
View our cardiology highlights, including how our pediatric heart center was re-accredited by a national organization
Learn how we’ve continued to play important roles both locally and nationally in responding to the COVID pandemic
Diabetes and endocrinology
Read about our diabetes care and how our researchers have found a new link to diabetic ketoacidosis, kidney and brain injuries