Expert Clinical, Quality and Operational Resources

UC Davis Health welcomes opportunities to work collaboratively with community partners, especially as large and small hospitals alike navigate the ever-changing health care landscape. We seek to establish innovative affiliations and partnerships with community providers who are equally committed to pursuing community-wide solutions to ensure care to the patients we serve.  

Nationally ranked in pediatric and adult specialties, UC Davis Health is proud to offer community partners the latest advancements and the highest quality care. Our partners have access to a full array of specialty and subspecialty clinical services, educational resources, and operational support. 

UC Davis Medical Center serves a 65,000-square-mile area that includes 33 counties and 6 million residents across Northern and Central California. UC Davis admits approximately 30,000 patients per year and handles more than 800,000 visits. The medical center’s emergency room sees more than 200 patients per day on average.

Medical Center Highlights

  • 646-bed acute care teaching hospital.
  • Level I trauma center for both adult and pediatric emergencies.
  • Nationally ranked by U.S. News and World Report in adult and pediatric specialties.
  • Consistently ranked among America's top hospitals for quality and safety.
  • Magnet® nursing designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center.
  • Leading referral center with more ICU beds than any other area hospital.

To learn more, visit the UC Davis Medical Center webpage.

Doctor with young female patient (c) UC RegentsUC Davis Children's Hospital is the tertiary and quaternary care pediatric hospital for children throughout Northern California, including communities all the way north to the Oregon border and east to Nevada. As the region's only nationally ranked comprehensive hospital for children, UC Davis Children's Hospital offers children and their families the highest level of care for virtually every pediatric health condition, from autism to urology.

More than 120 physicians serve infants, children, adolescents, and young adults with primary, subspecialty and critical care. Some highlights include:

  • 121-bed children's hospital, including state-of-the-art 49-bed neonatal and 24-bed pediatric intensive care and pediatric cardiac intensive care units.
  • Central Valley's only Level I pediatric trauma center and emergency department.
  • Level I children's surgery center, as verified by the American College of Surgeons.
  • First comprehensive, multidisciplinary fetal diagnosis and therapy center in inland Northern California.

Learn more about UC Davis Children's Hospital.

The UC Davis Cancer Care Network offers the expertise of UC Davis Health and the UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center to community health systems. We are proud to offer our communities a unique partnership that links community oncologists with UC Davis cancer specialists, allowing patients to receive leading-edge care close to home. We provide our partners with access to comprehensive network services such as clinical trials, virtual tumor boards, nursing and quality care.

Learn more about the Cancer Care Network.

Medical simulation equipment (c) UC Davis RegentsThe simulation program offers exceptional training, education, and research opportunities for medical and nursing students, physicians, faculty and many other providers. The state-of-the-art facility in the Center for Health and Technology building is accredited as a Level I Comprehensive Education Institute by the American College of Surgeons.

The versatile facility can mimic a resuscitation bay, an operating room, a multi-patient ward and a working clinic — all at the same time. Real and post-session recordings, one-way observation areas and electronic health record access are available.

Learn more about the simulation program.

Telehealth visit with Dr. Marcin (c) UC RegentsThe Center for Health and Technology's telehealth program provides remote communities with access to adult and pediatric specialty and subspecialty care not otherwise available locally.

The program currently serves more than 60 sites around the state and has a number of programs designed to meet the needs of families and patients in their homes. 

UC Davis Health has helped expand telehealth services to more than 200 sites and the program has conducted more than 45,000 telehealth consultations since its conception in 1992.

Learn more about our adult and pediatric telehealth programs.

At the Office of Continuing Medical Education, we’re designing, developing, delivering, evaluating and certifying continuing medical education (CME) for quality outcomes. We’ve been providing quality health education since 1972, and we are leading the way in creating continuing medical education for the clinicians of today and tomorrow.

Learn more about the Office of Continuing Medical Education.

Doctors in a huddle (c) UC RegentsCommunity hospitals and health centers play a major role in the Rural-PRIME program, which trains physicians who wish to serve California's rural areas. Community partners offer preceptors, clerkships and clinical rotations, benefiting in return from increased access to UC Davis resources and the satisfaction and prestige of teaching.

Learn more about Rural-PRIME at UC Davis.