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January 17, 2020
Patients with advanced bladder cancers are not getting the treatment they need. UC Davis Health urologic oncologists are working to change that. Their paper in the Journal of Clinical Oncology describes the problem and suggests how to fix it.
UC Davis Health welcomes internationally renowned robotic heart surgeon as the new chief of cardiothoracic surgery
January 15, 2020
Internationally acclaimed heart surgeon Bob Kiaii has been selected as chief of the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery at UC Davis Health, ranked one of the best cardiology and heart surgery programs in the nation.
November 22, 2019
UC Davis Health and community leaders join forces to kick off lung cancer screening campaign.
November 21, 2019
UC Davis Health's leading pediatric and fetal surgeon has won a 2020 U21 Award.
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.
November 14, 2019
Diana Farmer has been elected to the Board of Regents of the American College of Surgeons (ACS). The 24-member board formulates policy and directs the affairs of the ACS.
November 8, 2019
A training partnership between UC Davis Medical Center and the U.S. Air Force, which began in 1995, has blossomed into a variety of integrated medical residency programs with the military that helps physicians stay prepared for deployment while they provide high-quality patient care here stateside in Sacramento.
October 4, 2019
Can cleats tell a story? Sacramento Republic FC today launched its latest pair of one-of-a-kind cleats that will be up for auction, which tells the unique patient story of UC Davis neurosurgery patients Kevin Arredondo and his 11-year-old daughter Gianna, along with Sacramento Republic FC midfielder and childhood cancer survivor Ray Saari.
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.
August 22, 2019
The power of positivity has kept Arthur “Chip” Hollister on a road to recovery — first for prostate cancer and then for pancreatic cancer.
August 9, 2019
243 names were read aloud last night at a special ceremony honoring UC Davis Health patients who became organ donors in the past three years.
August 1, 2019
UC Davis Health study reveals that methamphetamine use is not linked with worse health outcomes among burn patients but associated with significantly worse discharge realities.
July 30, 2019
Surviving with their legs intact is just as likely for patients having a less-invasive procedure to open clogged leg arteries as for patients having an invasive surgery.
July 26, 2019
UC Davis plastic surgeon Granger Wong answers questions about what patients should know about these textured breast implants.
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.
May 24, 2019
The UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center has been awarded the National Clinical Trials Network - Lead Academic Participating Sites (LAPS) UG1 grant – the only center in California to do so.
May 14, 2019
Richard Bold, M.D., chief of the Division of Surgical Oncology, has been named Physician-in-Chief of the UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center.
May 10, 2019
The UC Davis Transplant Center and Sierra Donor Services visual arts contest gives high schoolers the chance to express their creativity, win prize money and engage their communities in the Donate Life message. Winners for 2019 were announced this week.
April 5, 2019
UC Davis is the first health system in California, and the second on the West Coast, to welcome the arrival of a new robotic surgery system that offers patients the advantages of miniminally invasive surgery plus another: just one small incision.
March 26, 2019
The rectal cancer surgery program at UC Davis Health has been accredited by the National Accreditation Program for Rectal Cancer of the American College of Surgeons (ACS), making it one of just nine programs in the nation to achieve this recognition.
March 7, 2019
Longtime "Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek announced he was diagnosed with stage 4 pancreatic cancer. Here are some things to know about the hard-to-detect disease.
March 5, 2019
Researchers on the path to finding a cure for spina bifida have identified specific elements in stem cell secretions as key to protecting neurons and ultimately reducing the lower-limb paralysis associated with the birth defect. The team will use the results to optimize the neuroprotective qualities of a stem cell treatment they developed that improves mobility in lab animals and dogs with spina bifida.
March 1, 2019
The UC Davis Center for Virtual Care, an innovative health care and patient simulation facility, has been reaccredited as a Comprehensive Education Institute by the American College of Surgeons — an honor bestowed on only about 90 simulation centers worldwide.