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Support the UC Davis School of Medicine on Give Day!

The UC Davis School of Medicine plays a key role in advancing health in Northern California and beyond through the education of a diverse physician workforce, breakthrough research, outstanding patient care and a commitment to community service.

Your gift - no matter the amount - can have a significant impact on our medical students, faculty, research and discoveries, and our patients and their families. When you support the School of Medicine, you are helping advance patient care, research and education in our community!

If you believe in investing in the future and want to acknowledge an aspect of UC Davis School of Medicine that made you who you are today, find your passion from the funds listed when you click to donate. 

Or, join our generous supporters and UC Davis School of Medicine's family and give to one of our challenges today!

Clinical excellence, quality and extraordinary patient care
Apr 23, 2022

UC Davis Medical Center ranked among World’s Best Hospitals by Newsweek

“To be recognized among the best hospitals in the world reflects the incredible dedication of our entire team as they provide the most advanced, comprehensive care for patients,” said David Lubarsky, CEO of UC Davis Health. “As COVID-19 has changed how we care for our communities, what remains steadfast is our focus on clinical excellence, quality and extraordinary patient care. We strive to bring the most innovative advancements in medicine resulting in the best possible outcomes and personalized positive experiences.”

Newsweek’s rankings are based on responses to an online survey sent to nearly 80,000 medical experts – mostly physicians, but also hospital managers and other health care professionals in 27 countries.

UC Davis School of Medicine earns top ratings in new rankings!
Apr 18, 2022

Three programs ranked in the top 10 nationally by U.S. News & World Report

U.S. News & World Report's 2023 graduate school rankings placed the School of Medicine No. 3 in diversity and No. 7 in the nation for family medicine, jumping two spots.

The School of Medicine also moved up to No. 8 nationally in primary care and No. 19 in public health. It maintained a high ranking in research, coming in at 51st overall.

"UC Davis School of Medicine is at the forefront of transforming medical education and preparing our future physician leaders to improve the lives of their communities in an ever-changing health care landscape,” said Susan Murin, the school’s interim dean. “Our school’s national leadership in diversity, family medicine, primary care, and research reflects the mission-driven and groundbreaking work of our faculty, students, trainees, and staff.”

This is the second-consecutive year the School of Medicine was included in the top five for diversity among its student body. In fact, UC Davis was the only medical school in the top five for diversity on the West Coast.

Give during Give Day to turn your state and the world Gold!
Rank State Gifts
1 CA 65
2 MD 2
2 WA 2
Planned Giving Challenge - Wayne & Jacque Bartholomew
THANK YOU to Wayne and Jacque Bartholomew and all those who requested a planned giving one-on-one consultation this Give Day. We are grateful for your support!
Employee Giving Committee Challenge
Thank you to our Employee Giving Committee Members and colleagues who are making a difference by investing in programs at UC Davis! Your support helps us harness the power of UC Davis’ remarkable programs to make a difference. Your generosity will continue to inspire faculty and staff to create a brighter future for students, while furthering lifesaving research and services.
500 / 500 Gifts
Family Fellows Challenge for Parent Giving
We reached our goal of 150 gifts! Thank you to all parents and donors for your generosity--and thanks to Family Fellows Parent, Liz Schenk, for her generous support of UC Davis.
150 / 150 Gifts
Will Green and Martín Palomar's Challenge for the Benjamin Franklin Green, MD Scholarship
THANK YOU to Dr. William Green and Martín Palomar and to all who gave to support the Benjamin Franklin Green, MD Scholarship. Your gift will provide scholarship support to medical students who are deeply passionate about caring for underserved communities. We are deeply grateful!
Master of Public Health Scholarship Challenge
THANK YOU to everyone who generously supported our Master of Public Health Scholarship challenge. Your donation, no matter the amount, supports students as they learn the skills to become the next generation of public health leaders.
10 / 10 Gifts
School of Medicine Dean's Student Assistance Fund
Thank you to UC Davis School of Medicine Interim Dean Dr. Susan Murin, and all those who gave to the Dean’s Student Assistance fund this Give Day. We are grateful for your support!
$2,500 Center for Violence Prevention Research Challenge - Help turn science into action
Thank you for your generous support of the Center for Violence Prevention Research Excellence Fund!
15 / 15 Gifts
Battle of the Schools
Support your School to move them up the leader board. A gift of any size will increase their ranking!
Rank Department Gifts
1 School of Veterinary Medicine 270
2 School of Law 214
3 School of Education 205
4 Graduate School of Management 160
5 School of Medicine 83
Melissa Cooke Johnsen '79 Family Planning and Reproductive Health Fund Challenge
THANK YOU to Melissa Cooke Johnsen and all those who gave to Melissa Cooke Johnsen '79 Family Planning and Reproductive Health Fund this Give Day. We are grateful for your support.
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