UC San Diego Health is the region's only academic health system and is dedicated to delivering outstanding patient care through commitment to the community, groundbreaking research and inspired teaching. It ranked #1 in San Diego for the fifth consecutive year in 2015 in
U.S. News & World Report's "America's Best Hospitals" issue. The Health System is composed of UC San Diego Medical Center in Hillcrest, and Thornton Hospital, Moores Cancer Center, Shiley Eye Institute, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center and Jacobs Medical Center (opening 2016) in La Jolla, as well as other primary and specialty practices located throughout Southern California.
Mission and Vision
Our Mission is to deliver outstanding patient care through commitment to the community, groundbreaking research and inspired teaching.
Our Vision is to create a healthier world — one life at a time — through new science, new medicine and new cures.