UC San Diego Health is the first hospital in San Diego and only health care system in Southern California to transplant a liver from a donor with Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) into an HIV-positive recipient. The surgery is part of a national clinical trial.
When fall quarter begins Sept. 28 at the University of California San Diego, there will be fewer students on campus to allow for effective public health protocols. Approximately 7,500 undergraduate students will be living in single occupancy rooms for the fall quarter.
Reina Juarez, Ph.D., director of Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) at UC San Diego answered questions on topics such as how to maintain mental health during a time of great uncertainty, ways to combat loneliness and what mental health support is available to students, faculty and staff.
Despite our country’s economic struggles and the COVID-19 pandemic, donors gave generously to the UC San Diego in fiscal year 2019-2020. Philanthropic gifts and grants to fund a range of initiatives resulted in a record-breaking year for the Campaign for UC San Diego: $344.4 million was raised.
With the launch of the new UC San Diego Media Gallery, members of the campus community as well as news media can download high-resolution university images, videos, audio clips and other content.
David Gonzalez’s “a-ha” moment came when a physician-colleague, George Sakoulas, MD, shared with him one of the biggest problems faced in clinical practice: How long it takes to diagnose a patient.