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UC operates the nation's largest health science
and medical training program with over 14,000 students annually
enrolled in medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, nursing and related health
care disciplines. University-based training and research provide
the most advanced medical care available, teach the doctors, nurses
and other health professionals who will deliver health care in other
settings, translate medical discoveries into new treatments, and
care for a large portion of the nation's uninsured.
UC's Continuing Medical
Education consortium provides information about UC-sponsored
CME programs, events sponsored by UC's five medical schools, and
medical resources throughout the state.
For nearly a century, UCSF
School of Nursing has prepared nursing leaders to meet
health care needs in the areas of nursing education, administration,
advanced clinical practice, and research. Its programs provide opportunities
in a changing health care environment in such areas as advanced
practice nursing and primary care.
The largest of the nation's 27 veterinary institutions, the UC
Davis School of Veterinary Medicine is California's
only public veterinary school. The school's unique partnerships with California's
agriculture, health, and environmental agencies also maximize the
state's efforts to protect California pets, livestock and wildlife.