Our Research Programs

The UC San Diego Department of Medicine is a national leader in internal medicine research. 

In the 2021 U.S. News & World Report Best Graduate Schools guidebook, the UC San Diego School of Medicine ranked 21st overall in research-intensive training and 26th in primary care.

We are committed to translational research. We focus on laboratory work that leads directly to better patient care. Our studies address the health care challenges of the greatest concern to our national and world community.

Research on the UC San Diego Campus

UC San Diego is one of the nation's 10 largest centers for science, engineering, and medicine.