Academic Programs | UC Davis School of Medicine

Academic Programs

At the Forefront of Transforming Medical Education

Our nationally recognized academic programs are rooted in innovation, groundbreaking research and providing exceptional patient care.

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Programs and Pathways for Learners
  • UC Davis medical student Jade Tso, standing in atrium of School of Medicine

    M.D. Programs and Pathways

    Our M.D. and dual degree programs combine our I-EXPLORE curriculum, hands-on training, and groundbreaking research and innovative pre-medical and medical pathway programs.   

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    Residencies and Fellowships

    Our nationally recognized residency and fellowship programs and renowned faculty seek to optimally prepare our residents and fellows to live a life of impact. Our residents and fellows are vital partners in helping us deliver leading-edge care that is transforming the health of the communities we serve. 

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    Other Health Degree Programs

    All of our master’s and doctorate programs provide comprehensive, dynamic curriculum and research training. Students learn about the health needs of our local and global communities and develop the skills to pursue a wide range of impactful health care careers. 

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  • Two young researchers in stem cell lab at UC Davis Institute for Regenerative Cures

    Training and Certificate Programs

    Our three clinical and translational research-based training and certificate programs include our Clinical Laboratory Scientist Training program, Stem Cell Training program and Mentored Clinical Research Training program. Each of these programs provides an accelerated pathway for our learners to achieve certificates in their respective subject areas.

  • Providers and trainees in surgical training at UC Davis

    Continuing Medical Education Program

    The Office of Continuing Medical Education at UC Davis Health improves competence, performance and clinical outcomes through excellence in the co-creation, delivery and evaluation of health education. Our program includes an expansive range of activities designed for primary care, specialist education and faculty development activities. 

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Angelica Martin, a UC Davis medical school graduate, now a resident in training
I’ve been fortunate to have had mentors who modeled the act of envisioning a future that might not yet exist. It’s my goal to do the same for others.Angelica Martin, a 2023 School of Medicine graduate and current resident

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World-class Training

We believe in putting our values into action through the power of groundbreaking education, research, clinical care, and community partnership to transform and improve lives. Our collaborative community is committed to academic excellence and creating an inclusive learning environment in which everyone can thrive.  


Delivering tomorrow’s health care today, we are transforming lives by improving health through the combined power of education, research, clinical care, and community. 

Our Values

Integrity, Respect, Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, Excellence, Trust