In a global ranking designed to provide highly accurate measurements of the scientific impact of universities and their contributions to scientific collaboration, the University of California, San Diego is ranked the 15th best research university in the world. … Read the full story from the UCSD Newsroom
UC San Diego Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center has been named one of the nation’s 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals by Truven Health Analytics. The Truven study examined the performance of more than 1,000 hospitals by analyzing outcomes for patients with heart failure and heart attacks and for those who received coronary bypass surgery and percutaneous coronary interventions such as angioplasties. This year’s winners were announced October 1 in Modern Healthcare magazine. … Read the full story from the UCSD Newsroom
Becker’s Hospital Review issues annual list of 70 “great” hospitals and health systems
UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center is the only San Diego hospital to be featured in Becker’s Hospital Review list of “70 Hospitals and Health Systems with Great Oncology Programs” … Read the full story from the UCSD Newsroom
The interim director of the Moores Cancer Center is Thomas J. Kipps, MD, PhD. Kipps is Evelyn and Edwin Tasch Chair in Cancer Research and professor of medicine in the Division of Hematology-Oncology. He is deputy director of research and co-leader of the Hematologic Malignancies Program.
The GI/Endoscopy unit at UCSD is one of the top in the United States in rankings just released by the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE).The rankings are part of a new ASGE Endoscopy Unit Recognition Program, which promotes quality improvement and recognizes the centers that meet the highest standards for patient safety and quality of care.Honors went to 56 GI/endoscopy units in all.
Dr. Savides is Gastroenterology Clinical Services Chief and Director of the Interventional Endoscopy Program at UCSD Medical Center.
The ASGE is a highly respected medical professional society in the field of gastrointestinal endoscopy. Its mission is to advance the practice of GI endoscopy through education and advocacy.
Four UC San Diego Department of Medicine subspecialties are among the top in the nation in the 2008 “Best Hospitals” list from U.S. News & World Report:
The report was released July 10.