About University of California Health (UCH)

University of California Health (UCH) provides leadership and strategic direction for UC's six academic health centers, 20 health professional schools, a Global Health Institute, and systemwide support services that improve the health and well-being of students, faculty and staff.

UCH activities include:

  • Supporting and facilitating collaborations among the university's health professional schools of dentistry, medicine, nursing, optometry, pharmacy, public health and veterinary medicine.
  • Overseeing and coordinating the business and financial activities of the clinical enterprise.
  • Working on initiatives that positively impact quality, cost and access to health care.
  • Enhancing the ability of the enterprise to analyze and improve health through data analytics, population health, extensive cross-campus collaborations and advocacy for sound health care policy at the state and federal level.