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Health Care Professionals

We train the health care providers of tomorrow, today, offering professionals the knowledge, skills and abilities to deliver exemplary care.

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Referring Physicians

At UC Davis Health we’re proud to offer referring physicians and their patients a truly comprehensive array of clinical services and educational resources. All of this is delivered by exceptional providers and grounded in the latest medical knowledge and research.

We place special focus on patient-centered care and maintaining a respectful, culturally and linguistically sensitive health care environment for our patients.

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Career Opportunities

Our academic health system includes one of the country’s best medical schools, a nationally ranked 627-bed acute-care teaching hospital, and a 1,000-member physicians’ practice group. UC Davis Health is a hub of innovation that encompasses our primary and specialty care clinics, UC Davis Medical Center, UC Davis School of Medicine, and The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing.

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Residency Programs and Fellowships

Our nationally recognized residency and fellowship programs and world-class faculty seek to prepare our residents and fellows to excel. Our programs include hands-on patient experience at our nationally recognized UC Davis Medical Center and in our many ambulatory care settings.

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Professional Development

We encourage our health care community to enhance their skills and continue growing as individuals and leaders. We have a wide array of continuing education options to stay up to date on the latest health care trends and research.

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Awards and Recognitions
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USNWR Best Hospital badge

Ranked among the nation’s best hospitals

A U.S. News & World Report best hospital in cancer, cardiology, heart & vascular surgery, diabetes & endocrinology, ENT, geriatrics, neurology & neurosurgery, obstetrics & gynecology, and pulmonology & lung surgery.

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US News & World Report best Children’s Hospital badge

Ranked among the nation’s best children’s hospitals

A U.S. News & World Report best children’s hospital in diabetes & endocrinology, nephrology, and orthopedics*. (*Together with Shriners Children’s)

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USNWR best regional hospital badge

Ranked Sacramento’s #1 hospital

Ranked Sacramento’s #1 hospital by U.S. News, and high-performing in COPD, colon cancer surgery, diabetes, heart attack, heart failure, hip fracture, hip replacement, kidney failure, leukemia, lymphoma & myeloma, lung cancer surgery, ovarian cancer surgery, pneumonia, prostate cancer surgery, stroke, TAVR, uterine cancer surgery, gastroenterology & GI surgery, and orthopedics.

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USNWR best medical school primary care badge

Ranked No. 6 for primary care training

U.S. News & World Report ranks the UC Davis School of Medicine No. 6 in the nation for primary care training.

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USNWR med school research badge

Ranked highly for medical research

U.S. News & World Report ranks the UC Davis School of Medicine No. 50 in the nation for research.

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US News & World Report, Nursing: Physicians Assistant badge

One of America’s best physician assistant programs

U.S. News & World Report ranks the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing’s Master of Health Services — Physician Assistant Degree Program 40th in the nation (tie).

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USNWR diversity badge

One of America’s most diverse medical schools

U.S. News & World Report ranks the UC Davis School of Medicine No. 3 in the nation for diversity.

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Magnet designation badge

The nation’s highest nursing honor

UC Davis Medical Center has received Magnet® recognition, the nation’s highest honor for nursing excellence.

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Chime acute badge

“Most Wired” for acute care

UC Davis Health has been recognized as a level 10 out of 10 in the Digital Health “Most Wired” program from the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME). The honor recognizes excellence in using technology to improve the delivery of care.

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Chime ambulatory badge

“Most Wired” for ambulatory care

UC Davis Health has been recognized as a level 10 out of 10 in the Digital Health “Most Wired” program from the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME). The honor recognizes excellence in using technology to improve the delivery of care.

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NCI badge

World-class cancer care

One of ~52 U.S. cancer centers designated “comprehensive” by the National Cancer Institute.

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HEI LGBTQ badge

A leader in health care equality

For the 11th consecutive year, UC Davis Medical Center has been recognized as a “Leader in LGBTQ+ Healthcare Equality.”

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