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Hospitals

UC San Diego Medical Center in Hillcrest

UC San Diego Medical Center
  • 390-bed Level 1 Trauma Center and Regional Burn Center
  •  De-Facto Safety Net Hospital for San Diego County
  •  Serves a diverse, underserved patient population, including indigent patient population, referrals from around the world
  •  Busy emergency department with over 50,000 annual visits
  •  Comprehensive internal medicine subspecialty services available including the renowned Owen Clinic for HIV/AIDS treatment and Senior Behavioral Health (SBH) joint geriatric/psychiatric unit

UC San Diego Jacobs Medical Center

  • 418-bed hospital on the UCSD Health Sciences Campus in La Jolla
  • Encompasses several clinical and research sites, including:
    • Moores Cancer Center
    • Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center
    • Shiley Eye Institute
    • Altman Clinical and Scientific Translational Research Institute






  • Tertiary/quarternary referral center:
    • Advanced Heart Failure/Mechanical Circulatory Support/ECMO
    • Solid Organ Transplantation
    • Cystic Fibrosis
    • Interventional Pulmonology
    • Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension (CTEPH) program
    • Advanced Endoscopy
    • Bone Marrow Transplant
    • Stroke and Neurocritical Care

Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System








  • 296 -bed primary and tertiary care center
  • Regional VA Referral Center for advanced procedures and clinical care
  • Serves >200,000 veterans in the San Diego region
  • Consistently Top-Performing VA
  • Consultation services across all medical subspecialties
  • Combined coronary care and medical intensive care unit