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  • The Children’s Hospitals of University of California Health ranked in the nation’s top 50 in multiple specialties

    The children’s hospitals of University of California Health were recognized for excellence in multiple areas of subspecialty care by U.S. News & World Report in its 2021–22 Best Children’s Hospitals rankings. 

  • UC statement on 2021 California budget

    University of California Board of Regents Chair John A. Pérez and UC President Michael V. Drake, M.D., today (June 15) issued the following statement regarding California’s 2021 budget:

  • UC statement on Gov. Newsom’s 2021-22 revised budget

    The University of California is deeply grateful to Gov. Newsom for proposing the largest state investment in UC’s history: more than $807 million, which includes more than $506 million in ongoing funding for core campus operations, student needs and medical training. The budget, with the support of legislative leadership, reflects an earlier agreement to fully restore more than $300 million in budget reductions that were enacted in the 2020 state budget.

  • University of California Health administers its one-millionth COVID-19 vaccine

    University of California Health (UCH) announced today (April 26) that it has administered one million doses of a COVID-19 vaccine, marking a significant milestone in the fight against a pandemic that has killed more than 60,000 people in California.

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  • President Drake vaccinates a patient at a clinic in SF

    Let’s get vaccinated, for our families and communities, says UC President Drake

    All of us have a role to play in bringing the pandemic to an end. UC President Michael V. Drake, M.D., explains why the COVID-19 vaccine is the best way we can protect ourselves and the people we love.

  • 2021 UC Startup Innovation Challenge Social Impact Prize video first frame

    Meet the 2021 UC Startup Innovation Challenge Social Impact Prize award winners

    The inaugural Social Impact Prize is a $10,000 award in recognition of startups that are driving social change and justice, reducing environmental impacts, or providing access, resources and opportunities to underserved groups through innovation.

  • 2021 UC Startup Innovation Challenge

    Open to UC students, alumni, faculty, staff, postdocs and visiting scholars, the challenge offers prize money and connects UC-affiliated startups with investors and support networks. Apply by Nov. 10 at UCInnovationChallenge.org!

  • President Michael Drake portrait

    A message to the UC community from President Michael V. Drake, M.D.

    As Michael V. Drake, M.D., assumes his new role as UC’s 21st president, he sends his greetings and gratitude to the entire university community.