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UC San Diego Health is an internationally recognized academic health system that provides compassionate, personalized patient care alongside leading-edge bench-to-bedside research. Your support enables our physician-scientists to investigate therapeutic options while educating the medical leaders of tomorrow.

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Future of Care

UC San Diego Health is creating a healthier world, one life at a time, through award-winning academic medicine. Your investment in the UC San Diego Health Fund moves us closer to redefining how we diagnose, treat and cure disease in our community, our nation and our world.

UC San Diego School of Medicine

Your gift provides hands-on experience in the science of practicing medicine and the art of providing compassionate care for our future healers, as well as funding for community outreach.

Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

UC San Diego offers innovative training to prepare students for the shifting roles of clinical and research pharmacologists. Your gift helps the Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Science foster critical interdisciplinary collaborations across campus and the region to explore new avenues for research and discovery.

Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health and Human Longevity Science

Your gift provides unrestricted support for the highest priorities and greatest needs of the Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health and Human Longevity Science, under the discretion of the dean.

Cardiovascular Institute

As part of the only academic health system in San Diego, the Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center is a hub of discovery and innovation. Your gift supports the Division of Cardiolgy with flexible funding that helps move the latest technologies, treatments and techniques in cardiac care from bench to bedside.

Center for Healthy Aging

As we live longer healthier lives, the Center for Healthy Aging is applying new advances to improve our quality of life. Your gift enhances our efforts to prevent and reduce the burden of disability and disease in late life through innovative research and public education efforts.

UC San Diego Health Family Houses

Gifts support the Bannister Family House and the La Jolla Family House and their efforts to provide a haven of hope and comfort for families with a loved one in long-term or critical care at UC San Diego Health.

Moores Cancer Center

Gifts to the Cancer Center Research Fund are directed toward research projects that will enable us to deliver new discoveries more quickly.

Mother Milk Infant Center of Research Excellence

Support for the Mother Milk Infant Center of Research Excellence fuels discoveries that allow us to better understand the composition of human milk.

Psychiatry – Eating Disorders

Support for UC San Diego’s eating disorder research empowers us to examine the neurobiological roots of eating disorders using the latest technologies in neuroimaging and genetics to develop data-driven treatments.

Shiley Eye Institute

From compassionate clinical care to leading-edge research, support for Shiley Eye Institute at UC San Diego Health advances efforts to prevent and cure blindness here in San Diego and far beyond.

Stem Cell Research

UC San Diego plays a leading role in stem cell research, pioneering our understanding of the foundations of human development and disease. Your gift supports stem cell research in pursuit of cures and therapies for a wide range of diseases and disorders.

Student-Run Free Clinic

The Student-Run Free Clinic provides compassionate care to San Diego’s underserved communities while offering valuable experiential learning opportunities for UC San Diego medical students. Your gift provides flexible funding to help us meet a critical community need while nurturing the next generation of health professionals.

Women's Health

UC San Diego Health has the specialists and services to provide women with comprehensive, compassionate care for every stage of their life. Your gift empowers physicians, students and patients alike, augmenting excellence in women's health.