Academic Health Sciences

University of California Health (UCH) operates the largest health sciences educational system in the nation with programs in dentistry, medicine, nursing, optometry, pharmacy, public health and veterinary medicine.

Global Health Institute

A UC-wide initiative that stimulates, nurtures, and promotes global health research, education, and collaboration to advance health in California and worldwide.

Center for Data-driven Insights & Innovation

The Center for Data-Driven Insights and Innovation (CDI2) was established to support research, inform and improve UC Health business and clinical operations, and generate efficiencies through economies of scale.

Population Health

UCH seeks to advance the quality and efficiency of care delivery, improve patient outcomes, and reduce cost through the implementation of a systemwide, data-driven quality and population health management function.

Student Health & Counseling

UCH provides medical and clinical risk oversight to campus Student Health and Counseling Service (SHCS) centers, ensuring they adhere to the highest standards of training, accessibility, quality, privacy, and patient satisfaction.

Strategy, Planning & Public Policy

Strategic Planning supports regional and systemwide initiatives of the health campuses. Public Policy collaborates with state and federal government relations on legislative and regulatory activity.

Systemwide Operations (Leveraging Scale for Value)

The Leveraging Scale for Value Program (LSfV) reduces cost and improves quality and revenue across UCH academic health centers. This Program has generated a cumulative impact of more than $1.5 billion since inception.

Self-Funded Health Plans

The University of California is one of the largest employers in the state. UCH oversees management of the University’s self-funded and flex funded health plans offered to faculty, staff and retirees.