Discover the Power to Succeed

San Diego's Only Academic Medical Center

Welcome to the University of California San Diego Health System, where you can explore the many fascinating avenues open to you as a member of our close-knit collaborative teams.

UC San Diego Health System provides leading-edge patient care, biomedical research, education and community service, through two hospital locations and a network of outpatient facilities.

  • UC San Diego Health System Medical Center in Hillcrest is located in one of San Diego's most vibrant and quaint communities near the heart of downtown San Diego.
  • UC San Diego Health System Thornton Hospital, La Jolla is located in northern San Diego on the east side of the UCSD campus.

Unique Medical Expertise

We have a Level I Trauma designation, Regional Burn Center, the JCAHO certified Stroke Center in San Diego and Imperial Counties, the Shiley Eye Center, the Moores Cancer Center (a national Cancer-Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center), and several outpatient clinics. Year after year, U.S. News and World Report has ranked our specialty programs among the best in the nation.

Grow With Us

The main attractions for career-driven health care professionals and aspiring new grads are our emphasis on continuing education and personal growth. Take the time to get to know us before you make that all-important career decision.

Your Journey Starts Here. Learn About Our Application Process.

UC San Diego Health System is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

Campus Climate

Information about ongoing efforts to enrich the diversity of our community.