Recognized among the nation’s top schools for research, our transdisciplinary teams are helping deliver tomorrow’s health care today.
UC Davis School of Medicine is consistently ranked as a leading research institution. In fiscal year 2021-22, we achieved a record-high $396 million in external research funding – helping UC Davis as a whole reach a historic milestone of $1.07 billion in external research funding.
Public Health Sciences – #6
Urologic Surgery – #10
Neurology – #11
Dermatology – #14
Physiology and Membrane Biology – #14
Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences – #15
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation – #16
Cell Biology and Human Anatomy – #17
Pharmacology – #20
According to Blue Ridge Institute for Medical Research’s 2022 rankings of the nation’s leading medical schools for National Institutes of Health funding.
Our strength as a research powerhouse lies in a collaborative culture and innovative partnerships across UC Davis. This includes partnering with the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine, College of Engineering and College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences along with public and private-industry research partners. With more than 500 principal investigators and their research teams conducting groundbreaking basic, translational, and clinical research, our scientific discoveries are transforming health care and improving lives.
The School of Medicine Office of Research supports investigators who perform biomedical research across UC Davis Health. The office manages research awards and proposals, oversees laboratory safety and research space, provides researchers with guidance and support for grant submissions, and facilitates industry partnerships and program evaluation.