UC San Diego Health System Retains #1 Ranking

US News & World Report Cites Region’s Only Academic Health System Among Nation’s Best  UC San Diego Health System remains among the nation’s best, according to the U.S. News & World Report’s 2014-15 issue of “America’s Best Hospitals,” released this week. The...

Molecular Tumor Board Helps in Advanced Cancer Cases

With accelerating development of personalized cancer treatments matched to a patient’s DNA sequencing, proponents say frontline physicians increasingly need help to maneuver through the complex genomic landscape to find the most effective, individualized therapy. In a...

UC San Diego Health System Excels in Patient Safety

Awarded an “A” in Spring 2014 Hospital Safety Score Designed to rate how well hospitals protect patients from accidents, errors, injuries and infections, the latest Hospital Safety Score honored UC San Diego Health System with an “A” – its top grade in patient safety....

UC San Diego-Human Longevity Inc. Agreement Seeks to Accelerate Medical Science

Thousands of patient genomes expected to fuel diverse medical research, beginning with cancer The new collaborative research agreement between Human Longevity Inc. (HLI) and the University of California, San Diego, announced today, represents a significant and...

Fifty-Seven Department of Medicine Physicians Named to San Diego “Top Docs 2013” List

Fifty-seven Department of Medicine physicians have been voted to the Top Docs 2013 “Physicians of Exceptional Excellence” list from the San Diego County Medical Society and San Diego Magazine.The list, released in the October issue of San Diego Magazine,...