Watching nurses tend to his beloved grandfather, diagnosed with terminal cancer, Christopher Vela decided he wanted to be a nurse, too. The level of care and attention was inspiring, and it has remained an enduring motivation.
Trauma physicians at UC San Diego Health attribute the rise in injuries to a height increase of the border wall at U.S.-Mexico border.
UC San Diego Health physician recognized for her humanistic approach to medicine and delivery of care for patients and their families.
UC San Diego Health receives “LGBTQ+ Healthcare Equality Leader” designation by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation for policies and practices dedicated to the equitable treatment and inclusion of LGBTQ+ patients, visitors and employees.
In recognition of its multidisciplinary approach to treating adults with congenital heart disease, the Adult Congenital Heart Disease program at UC San Diego Health has received accreditation from the Adult Congenital Heart Association (ACHA) as a comprehensive care center, a first…
UC San Diego researchers discover a specific antimicrobial skin cell and the role it plays in acne development, which could result in more targeted treatment options.
After experiencing a medical emergency, Don Cohn is giving back to the department that he credits with saving his life.
Cardiovascular physicians with UC San Diego Health have joined an international clinical trial utilizing a new Extravascular Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator (EV ICD) system to help treat sudden cardiac arrest.
Using anonymized medical records from a national registry, UC San Diego researchers confirm earlier findings that statins may substantially minimize adverse outcomes from SARS-CoV-2 infection.
Treatment provides non-opiate alternative that is minimally invasive with emphasis on functional restoration.