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UC Davis School of Medicine

UC Davis School of Medicine

Patient care

The prominence and quality of School of Medicine researchers and physician faculty further the patient-care mission at the UC Davis Medical Center. As inland Northern California's only academic medical center and only level 1 trauma center, the medical center provides patients with access to the latest technological advances and investigational drugs and therapies.

As the main tertiary care referral center for a 32-county area of more than five million residents, the 613-bed hospital and 150-plus specialty clinics provide a diverse patient population for a well-rounded medical school education. Each year the hospital admits approximately 21,000 inpatients, while its clinics log more than 300,000 outpatient and emergency visits.

UC Davis Health System continues to support the growth of its multidisciplinary clinical centers. Each of these programs integrates broad areas of clinical and research expertise and offers a variety of multidisciplinary clinical programs featuring state-of-the-art care and leading edge research. Together they provide comprehensive care and essential services to the residents of Northern California.

The medical center is nationally recognized for a variety of its initiatives, including UC Davis Children's Hospital and UC Davis Cancer Center. The medical center also offers services and programs that are unique to the region. These include a burn center, poison control center, hemophilia program, eye and tissue bank, skull base surgery program, limb salvaging/lengthening program, bone marrow transplant center, pancreas transplant program, computerized visual field research, cultured epithelial allografting, and pediatric oncology program.