50th Anniversary of the School of Medicine

Since its founding in 1966, UC Davis School of Medicine has grown into an internationally recognized leader in health education and biomedical research. Today, we are renowned for our primary care training program, recently ranking number 9 in the nation by U.S. News and World Report. Our research program has grown exponentially – we now rank among the top 20 percent of all U.S. medical schools for NIH funding (#26 for 2017). In addition, the school is ranked 30th on the U.S. NewsBest Medical Schools: Research” list. We are incredibly proud of our rich history and are grateful to the many alumni, emeriti, faculty, students, trainees and staff who have contributed so much to these successes.

During the 2018-19 academic year we celebrated a milestone – our 50 year anniversary – by reflecting on how far we’ve come on our journey through the evolution of medical education and research We will look forward to the next 50 years as we continue to work together on building a healthier future through innovative education and research.