UCSD / Scripps / VA La Jolla Campuses


UC San Diego Health is the only academic health system serving San Diego, as well as one of only two Level I trauma centers in the region. It is run by the University of California, San Diego and is closely affiliated with the university’s School of Medicine. In operation since 1966, it comprises UC San Diego Hillcrest Medical Center, Thornton Hospital, Moores Cancer Center, Shiley Eye Center, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center and Jacobs Medical Center, as well as several outpatient sites located throughout San Diego County.

UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center is one of just 41 National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers in the United States. Such centers are prominent among the leading institutions in the nation dedicated to scientific innovation and clinical excellence. Moores Cancer Center is the only Comprehensive Cancer Center in San Diego and Imperial counties to have earned this honor.

The UC San Diego Medical Center is located at the UCSD campus off the 5 freeway.

www.usnewsScripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla provides care for more than 130,000 patients each year, and is equipped with 312 licensed beds, has more than 2,200 employees and approximately 800 affiliated physicians. Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla offers a wide range of medical and surgical services including a Level II Trauma Center and 24-hour emergency services, intensive care, interventional cardiology and radiology, radiation oncology, cancer care, cardiothoracic and orthopedic services, neurology, bariatric surgery and women’s health services.

The Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla is located near UTC between the 805 freeway and the 5 freeway.