Who We Are

UC San Diego Health System, along with UC San Diego School of Medicine and Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences comprise UC San Diego Health Sciences, which over the past four decades has gained international recognition as a place where discoveries are delivered – bringing breakthroughs from the research lab bench to patients’ bedsides.

UC San Diego Health System is San Diego’s only academic health system and is composed of UC San Diego Medical Center in Hillcrest, and UC San Diego Thornton Hospital, Moores Cancer Center, Shiley Eye Center, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center and Jacobs Medical Center (opening in 2016) in La Jolla, as well as other primary and specialty practices of UC San Diego Medical Group located throughout southern California.

Our dedicated doctors, surgeons, nurses, pharmacists, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, social workers, technicians and countless others provide compassionate, patient-centered care every day to patients from around the corner and around the world.