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UC Davis Medical Center ranked among World’s Best Hospitals by Newsweek


Newsweek Magazine has named UC Davis Medical Center to its annual list of the “World’s Best Hospitals.”

The publication placed UC Davis Medical Center 33rd in the United States and among the top 150 globally in its rankings. It was the only hospital in the Sacramento region to earn recognition in 2022.

“To be recognized among the best hospitals in the world reflects the incredible dedication of our entire team as they provide the most advanced, comprehensive care for patients,” said David Lubarsky, CEO of UC Davis Health. “As COVID-19 has changed how we care for our communities, what remains steadfast is our focus on clinical excellence, quality and extraordinary patient care. We strive to bring the most innovative advancements in medicine resulting in the best possible outcomes and personalized positive experiences.”

Newsweek’s rankings are based on responses to an online survey sent to nearly 80,000 medical experts – mostly physicians, but also hospital managers and other health care professionals in 27 countries.

Every hospital in each country received a score, which is based on recommendations from medical experts, available hospital performance data and patient satisfaction, such as results from patient surveys.

The 2022 list of the World’s Best Hospital can be viewed on Newsweek’s website.