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Life-long learners


We believe in health for all.

We train the next generation of health leaders and inspire the brightest minds to pursue a life of impact.

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We are a groundbreaking community of problem solvers, caregivers, innovators, and life-long learners with a noble mission: to heal humankind by delivering leading-edge research, education, patient care, and community engagement.

We believe the greatest biomedical challenges of our time can be solved through cross-disciplinary collaboration.

Our single footprint, walkable campus, and our location in one of the most diverse cities in the world promote discovery and transformation by enabling our community to share ideas, facilities, equipment, and conversations.


DGSOM, National Institutes of Health Research Funding, 2022



Most diverse medical school, U.S. News & World Report, 2022


UCLA Health, Nationally Ranked Health System, 2021



UCLA, Nationally Ranked Public University, 2021




Mission and Vision

Our mission is to deliver best-in-category patient care, research, and education that ultimately enables people to live their longest, healthiest lives.

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Departments, Centers & Institutes

Explore the departments and units that are answering fundamental questions, developing transformative technologies, and serving on the front lines of health.

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We strive to provide an environment where every member of our community feels empowered to leverage their unique abilities to advance our shared goals.

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Our People

Our strength resides in our people—the faculty and staff who form the backbone of all mission areas. Search our directories of leaders, faculty, and staff.

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History and Awards

70 years of boundary-expanding work has brought us within reach of the healthier future we envision for our community, California, and humankind.

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Life is distinct and at your fingertips, with training sites situated all over the city.

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