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UC San Diego Health is a world-class academic health system — the birthplace and proving ground of leading-edge innovations in medical science. Our patients receive the most promising treatments available, delivered by physician-scientists who are dedicated to providing high-quality, patient-focused care, and leading-edge medical education now and in the future.

Giving Opportunities

When you support UC San Diego Health, you join thousands of passionate individuals and institutions who empower us to transform the future of health both in the region and beyond. Your gifts have a profound impact on today’s care and tomorrow’s cures. Discover the many ways you can give.

Advancing Compassionate, Personalized Patient Care

Our nationally recognized clinicians and students have access to some of the most sophisticated facilities at UC San Diego Health, the region’s only academic health system, where they translate our evolving understanding of medical science into effective, customized treatment. Philanthropic support is critical to expanding the scope of our exceptional care through new facilities and services that will meet the needs of an ever-growing number of patients.

Discovering Lifesaving Cures

Bench-to-bedside research is a hallmark of UC San Diego Health. We take discoveries made in the lab and conduct groundbreaking clinical trials that lead to major advances in a wide variety of areas. Support for each step in the translational medicine pathway — from basic research to testing and delivery — accelerates access to more effective care across San Diego and around the world.

Educating the Next Generation of Health Care Leaders

UC San Diego’s School of Medicine, Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health and Human Longevity Science offer research-intensive programs that generate highly skilled, well-rounded medical professionals who provide care across the region and around the world. Your gift offers flexible funding to support our future healers with hands-on experience in the science of practicing medicine and the art of providing compassionate care, as well as funding for community outreach.

Body Donation

Those who bequeath their bodies to medical education play a vital role in helping us train future physicians. We deeply respect and appreciate this charitable act.

Other Giving Opportunities

Your generosity makes it possible for UC San Diego Health to conduct breakthrough science, provide lifesaving treatments and make unprecedented progress as a national leader in research, education and clinical care.