UC Davis Medical Center received national honors for its diversity practices and is a recognized leader in creating an inclusive environment for LGBT patients and employees. Sacramento itself was labeled one of America’s most integrated cities by Time and the Civil Rights Project at Harvard University in the early 2000s.
A career at UC Davis Health System means being a part of something extraordinary: an internationally respected institution that improves lives and transforms health care, at home and around the globe.
Northern California’s only academic health center is also one of the top in the country, with a nationally ranked 619-bed acute-care teaching hospital one of America’s best medical schools a 1,000-member physician’s group renowned specialty centers, and an innovative nursing school.
The health system is part of UC Davis, a top-10 U.S. public research university and member of the world-class University of California system.
Our employees are the backbone of our organization and the source of our proven reputation for delivering the highest-quality clinical care, finding new treatments and cures, educating future leaders and advancing community health.
In return, they enjoy the excellent benefits of a top-tier public institution, the superior quality of life in California’s capital region – and the unique ability to impact individual lives directly and create better health for countless more, just by going to work.
Improving lives and transforming health care
UC Davis School of Medicine, UC Davis Medical Center and the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing occupy a beautiful 140-acre campus in central Sacramento, a city of more than 450,000 and capital of one of America’s largest, most diverse and most influential states. The campus is minutes from California’s State Capitol and a half hour from the university’s Davis campus, and lies at the heart of a vibrant metro area that exceeds 2 million residents.
The health system serves as a key referral center for severe, complex conditions across a fast-growing service area that includes 33 counties and 6 million residents in Northern California and the state’s Central Valley. It is home to inland Northern California’s only Level I trauma center, the region’s full-service, nationally ranked children’s hospital and more than 700 specialists trained in more than 150 medical fields.
Beyond California, the health system plays a leading role in clinical breakthroughs, research discoveries and policy changes that help resolve local and global health problems and attract nationwide and worldwide attention.