UCSD Biomedical Sciences Building

Vice Chancellor's Welcome

For more than 50 years, UC San Diego Health Sciences, which includes the region’s only academic health system, our School of Medicine and Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, have had one mission: to deliver outstanding patient care through commitment to the community, groundbreaking research and inspired teaching.


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UC San Diego Health Sciences

UC San Diego Health Sciences encompasses UC San Diego Health, the region's only academic health system, UC San Diego School of Medicine, one of the nation's top research-intensive medical schools, and Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Southern California's first public school of pharmacy. Here translational research and interdisciplinary collaboration create an educational and research environment vibrant with the excitement of exploration and invention — all of which underscores compassionate, leading-edge patient care.



2019 Vice Chancellor's Symposium:
The Kids Are Going to Be Alright

From the addictive properties of social media and teen obesity to fingerprinting newborns and the potential therapeutic qualities of human breast milk, physician-scientists in UC San Diego Health Sciences are pushing the frontiers of pediatric research and care.

Save the date for our next VC Symposium - The Science of Compassion: May 4, 2020