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UC Davis Medical Center

UC Davis Medical Center

The lives we touch inspire us

Our patients inspire the UC Davis team to push the boundaries of health care every day.

To read their stories and learn more about the expertise offered at the region's only academic medical center, explore the links below.

For information on primary and specialty care at UC Davis, please contact our Consumer Resource Center at 800-2-UCDAVIS or 800-282-3284.


Precious Reynolds © UC RegentsPrecious Reynolds became just the third person in the U.S. to survive rabies infection without receiving the vaccine.

Precious beats rabies

UC Davis Pediatric Intensive Care Unit

UC Davis Children's Hospital

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Xavier SmithXavier Smith was just 10 days old when he had his first open-heart surgery to repair a life-threatening congenital defect.

Healing Xavier's tiny heart

UC Davis Pediatric Heart Center

UC Davis Children's Hospital

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Francesca Arnaudo © UC RegentsFrancesca Arnaudo’s first cancer diagnosis was at age 6. Two other cancers followed at ages 8 and 12. Today the high-school senior is an accomplished speaker about cancer awareness.

Francesca beats lung cancer

Francesca Arnaudo, cancer ambassador

Francesca beats leukemia

UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center

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Jayden Hannon and mom Adrianna © UC RegentsJayden Hannon is showing early success at school with the help of a novel autism early intervention program co-developed by UC Davis MIND Institute researchers.

Making meaningful advances with autism

UC Davis MIND Institute

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