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University of California Health delivered $3.9 billion in community benefits for FY 19-20

University of California Health’s (UCH) academic health centers and faculty practices delivered nearly $3.9 billion in community benefits during the 2019-2020 fiscal year.

Princeton and former Obama administration leader to take the helm of external relations, communications for UC

The University of California has selected Brent Colburn to be the next senior vice president of External Relations and Communications for UC’s Office of President, as approved today (June 23) by its Board of Regents.

The Children’s Hospitals of University of California Health ranked in the nation’s top 50 in multiple specialties

The children’s hospitals of University of California Health were recognized for excellence in multiple areas of subspecialty care by U.S. News & World Report in its 2021–22 Best Children’s Hospitals rankings. 

UC statement on 2021 California budget

University of California Board of Regents Chair John A. Pérez and UC President Michael V. Drake, M.D., today (June 15) issued the following statement regarding California’s 2021 budget:

UC statement on Gov. Newsom’s 2021-22 revised budget

The University of California is deeply grateful to Gov. Newsom for proposing the largest state investment in UC’s history: more than $807 million, which includes more than $506 million in ongoing funding for core campus operations, student needs and medical…

University of California Health administers its one-millionth COVID-19 vaccine

University of California Health (UCH) announced today (April 26) that it has administered one million doses of a COVID-19 vaccine, marking a significant milestone in the fight against a pandemic that has killed more than 60,000 people in California.

UC encourages COVID-19 vaccinations for university communities while reviewing policy requirements

The University of California today (April 22) shared the details of a proposed policy on COVID-19 vaccination as part of its engagement with its community as it joins the California State University in supporting immunizations as part of an expected return of…

UC commends Chauvin murder trial verdict

University of California President Michael V. Drake, M.D., and UC Board of Regents Chair John A. Pérez released the following statement today (April 20) regarding the Chauvin trial verdict.

Young UC scientists to learn from Nobel laureates

The University of California today (April 20) announced its second class of UC President’s Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings Fellows, an extraordinary group of 30 young scientists selected from the 10 UC campuses and three national laboratories to attend…

UC statement on the tragic killing of Daunte Wright

University of California President Michael V. Drake, M.D., issued the following statement today (April 13): Sunday’s killing of Daunte Wright is yet another senseless tragedy that tears at our hearts and reopens deep wounds. Even as Americans follow the…

University of California Health’s schools achieve high marks in latest national rankings, including diversity of medical school enrollment

University of California Health (UCH) medical, nursing and public health schools achieved national recognition in the latest U.S. News & World Report rankings of Best Graduate Schools for 2022. The rankings are one measure of a school’s quality, and…

UC secures landmark open access deal with world’s largest scientific publisher

The University of California today (March 16) announced a pioneering open access agreement with the world’s largest scientific publisher, Elsevier, making significantly more of the University’s research available to people worldwide — immediately and at…