About Patient Care at UC Davis Health

Live Your Best Health

Patient Care at UC Davis

As your partner in health, we are committed to providing you with excellent, comprehensive, integrated care centered on you and your family.

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World-class primary and specialty care

Handling the Most Complex Cases

Among the nation’s best hospitals for adults and children, UC Davis Medical Center is one of the top 10 hospitals in California, and #1 in Sacramento as ranked by U.S. News & World Report.

Equally important, we are a leading referral center for the most seriously injured or ill patients and the most medically complex cases, and are nationally ranked in multiple adult and pediatric specialties.

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Patient-centered care

Listening and Partnering With You

Your UC Davis primary care team is structured as a patient-centered medical home. This model of care emphasizes shared decision-making with you, spending more time listening, and supporting your health goals and challenges so you can live a healthier life.

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Supporting Quality of Life

Prevention and Wellness

Your UC Davis primary care team focuses on delivering personalized preventive care, to keep you and your family healthy as much as possible in a proactive way.

Whether your priority is reducing stress, staying active, or managing a chronic condition, we’re here to help. We also offer health education classes and wellness resources to help support and improve your quality of life.

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Diversity and Inclusion

A Welcoming, Culturally Sensitive Environment

UC Davis Health is a recognized leader in diversity, inclusion, and LGBTQ+ healthcare equality. We’re proud to offer a welcoming environment and culturally sensitive care to patients of all races, ethnicities, gender identities, sexual orientations, ages, religions, languages and abilities.

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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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