Welcome to UC Davis Medical Center. We’re a nationally recognized academic medical center offering primary care for all ages, specialty care in 150 fields, and the latest treatment options and expertise for the most complex health conditions. Some highlights about us:

  • Nationally ranked in multiple specialties
  • Rated Sacramento’s top hospital
  • Home of nationally ranked children’s hospital
  • One of “Most Wired” U.S. hospitals
  • Top honors for nursing excellence
  • Patient-centered primary care model

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Checkup on Health

Health tip: Depression Deserves Treatment


The passing of iconic fashion designer Kate Spade and renowned chef Anthony Bourdain has served as another reminder to the nation about the effects of clinical depression, a major source of concern among health care professionals.

Major depression is a biological or medical illness just like other physical ailments — and when these feelings last more than a few weeks and begin to impact important aspects of your life, such as work and family, it’s time to get help. 

Although there are many types of depression, the important task for all of us is to recognize the signs when a friend, co-worker or loved one is suffering from depression and to recommend that they seek treatment. Learn more »