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Office of the Vice Chancellor

Office of the Vice Chancellor

UC Davis Health System Executive Leadership

Julie A. Freischlag

Julie A. Freischlag, M.D., is the Vice Chancellor for Human Health Sciences and Dean of the School of Medicine at UC Davis. She oversees UC Davis Health System’s academic, research and clinical programs, including the School of Medicine, the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing, the 1,000-member physician practice group, and UC Davis Medical Center, a 619-bed acute-care hospital.

David A. Acosta, M.D.

David A. Acosta, M.D.,  Associate Vice Chancellor for Diversity and Inclusion at UC Davis Health System, leads diversity activities across all health-system operations.

James Goodnight

James E. Goodnight Jr., M.D., Ph.D., Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs and Director of the Practice Management Board, is responsible for designing the structure, rules, responsibilities, funding needs and physician medical practice goals for UC Davis.

Tim Maurice

Tim Maurice, M.B.A. is Chief Financial Officer for UC Davis Health System, responsible for overall financial operations of the health system.

Photo of Frederick J. Meyers, executive leadership UC Davis Health System (copyright UC Regents)

Frederick J. Meyers, M.D., M.A.C.P., Vice Dean, oversees the research, teaching, clinical care and community engagement missions of UC Davis School of Medicine.

Michael Minear

Michael Minear is Chief Information Officer for UC Davis Health System, managing all technology initiatives, strategies and acquisitions to provide maximum benefit throughout the health system's research, education and clinical care missions.

Thomas S. Nesbitt, M.D., M.P.H.

Thomas S. Nesbitt, M.D., M.P.H., is the Associate Vice Chancellor for Strategic Technologies and Alliances and is responsible for advancing the UC Davis Health System’s excellence in clinical outreach and technology-enabled models of care. Nesbitt served as Interim Vice Chancellor for Human Health Sciences and Dean of the School of Medicine at UC Davis from June 2013 – February 2014.

Chong Porter

Chong Porter, is Associate Vice Chancellor of Health Sciences Development and Alumni Relations, responsible for enhancing the culture of philanthropy at UC Davis Health System and expanding the base of donor support through alumni relations and community engagement.

Ann Madden Rice is the Chief Executive Officer of UC Davis Medical Center in Sacramento. She is a nationally recognized expert in the management of health-care institutions.
Heather M. Young

Heather M. Young, Ph.D., R.N., F.A.A.N., a nurse leader, educator and scientist and a nationally recognized expert in gerontological nursing and rural health care, she is associate vice chancellor for nursing and founding dean of the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis.