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In rare honor, UC Davis Health physician named as Academy Fellow of the California Academy of Sciences
October 15, 2019
On Oct. 15, UC Davis Health dermatologist and autoimmune disease specialist Emanual Maverakis will be inducted as an Academy Fellow of the California Academy of Sciences, a rare distinction for a physician.
October 11, 2019
UC Davis Health NICU nurse Christa Bedford-Mu was named National Magnet Nurse of the Year for New Knowledge, Innovation and Improvement at the American Nurses Credentialing Center National Magnet Conference in Orlando, Fla.
UC Davis Children's Hospital re-verified as Level I Children's Surgery Center by American College of Surgeons
October 3, 2019
UC Davis Children’s Hospital has been re-verified as a Level I Children’s Surgery Center by the American College of Surgeons (ACS). The designation from the ACS Children’s Surgery Verification Quality Improvement Program focuses on the nation’s first and only multi-specialty standards of surgical care for pediatric patients. UC Davis Children's Hospital was the first hospital on the West Coast to earn this distinction.
September 20, 2019
UC Davis Health placed ninth in ambulatory care, representing a significant rise of 14 slots over last year’s ranking by Vizient.
September 10, 2019
Breakthroughs at the bench, in the clinic and in every facet of the laboratory have helped diagnostic medicine grow from strength to strength. Two UC Davis pathologists have been recognized for their contributions.
July 31, 2019
UC Davis Medical Center has again been named a national “LGBTQ Healthcare Equality Leader” in this year's upcoming Healthcare Equality Index report.
July 8, 2019
Laura Kair, a UC Davis Children’s Hospital pediatrician and clinical researcher focused on breastfeeding and maternal-child health, was selected as a Women’s Health research scholar in the Building Interdisciplinary Research Careers in Women’s Health (BIRCWH) K12 program.
June 18, 2019
UC Davis Children's Hospital is nationally ranked among the nation’s 50 best in neonatology, nephrology, diabetes/endocrinology, orthopaedics and urology.
June 5, 2019
American Medical Association grant will boost graduate medical education and connect resident physicians to communities in need of more providers
Neurologist Michael Rogawski named a 2019 UC Davis Innovator of the Year for postpartum depression work
May 31, 2019
With collaborators at UC Davis, Rogawski developed a formulation that restores the blood level of an important hormone to levels found in late-stage pregnancy.
UC Davis neuroscientist awarded for pioneering work on schizophrenia, other serious mental illnesses
May 31, 2019
Cameron Carter awarded for pioneering work to understand the healthy brain and how processes go awry in serious mental disorders
May 23, 2019
Highly distinguished educator with over 20 years' experience teaching residents, medical students and undergraduates awarded for expertise and his ability to make complex medical conditions understandable to students.
May 16, 2019
Sally Rogers, a professor in the UC Davis Health Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and the UC Davis MIND Institute, received the 2019 Hibbard Williams Extraordinary Achievement Award.