Why Partner with UC Davis Health?
Expert Clinical, Quality and Operational Resources
UC Davis Health welcomes opportunities to work collaboratively with community partners, especially as large and small hospitals alike navigate the ever-changing health care landscape. We seek to establish innovative affiliations and partnerships with community providers who are equally committed to pursuing community-wide solutions to ensure care to the patients we serve.
Nationally ranked in pediatric and adult specialties, UC Davis Health is proud to offer community partners the latest advancements and the highest quality care. Our partners have access to a full array of specialty and subspecialty clinical services, educational resources, and operational support.
UC Davis Medical Center is a nationally renowned academic medical center where clinical practice, teaching and research converge to advance human health.
Medical Center Highlights
- 619-bed complex, tertiary, and quaternary care hospital.
- Region's only Level I adult and pediatric trauma centers.
- Nationally ranked by U.S. News and World Report in adult and pediatric specialties.
- Consistently ranked among America's top hospitals for quality and safety.
- Magnet® nursing designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center.
- Leading referral center with more ICU beds than any other area hospital.
UC Davis Children's Hospital is the tertiary and quaternary care pediatric hospital for children throughout Northern California, including communities all the way north to the Oregon border and east to Nevada. As the region's only nationally ranked comprehensive hospital for children, UC Davis Children's Hospital offers children and their families the highest level of care for virtually every pediatric health condition, from autism to urology.
More than 120 physicians serve infants, children, adolescents, and young adults with primary, subspecialty and critical care. Some highlights include:
- 49-bed ICU.
- 24-bed PICU, including cardiac unit.
- 36-bed pediatric ward, including oncology services.
- 20-bed pediatric emergency department.
- Level I pediatric trauma center.
- Children's surgery center.
- Pediatric telehealth program with more than 5,000 consults across California.
The UC Davis Cancer Care Network offers the expertise of UC Davis Health and the UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center to community health systems. We are proud to offer our communities a unique partnership that links community oncologists with UC Davis cancer specialists, allowing patients to receive leading-edge care close to home. We provide our partners with access to comprehensive network services such as clinical trials, virtual tumor boards, nursing and quality care.
The Center for Health and Technology's telehealth program provides remote communities with access to adult and pediatric specialty and subspecialty care not otherwise available locally. We are one of the nation's largest telehealth programs, with nearly 40,000 consultations to more than 100 sites throughout California, including rural hospitals and clinics, county health offices, regional health centers, and Native American health care sites.
The Office of Continuing Medical Education facilitates the creation and delivery of comprehensive and innovative educational activities that promote evidence-based medicine and interprofessional learning. Services include instructional design, tools and staff to create videos and podcasts, as well as guidance on using new technology to better educate students and faculty. CME staff are also responsible for accrediting ongoing educational sessions as well as conferences, workshops and online courses.
The medical simulation program at the Center for Virtual Care offers exceptional training, education, and research opportunities for medical and nursing students, physicians, faculty and many other providers. The state-of-the-art facility is accredited as a Level I Comprehensive Education Institute by the American College of Surgeons.
The versatile center can mimic a resuscitation bay, an operating room, a multi-patient ward and a working clinic — all at the same time. Real and post-session recordings, one-way observation areas and electronic health record access are available.
Community hospitals and health centers play a major role in the Rural-PRIME program, which trains physicians who wish to serve California's rural areas. Community partners offer preceptors, clerkships and clinical rotations, benefiting in return from increased access to UC Davis resources and the satisfaction and prestige of teaching.