Honors and Awards

UC San Diego Medical Center in Hillcrest

U.S.News & World Report
"Best Hospitals"
UC San Diego Rheumatology, Allergy & Immunology Rankings

2012 High Performing*
2011 High Performing*
2010 High Performing*
2009 21st
2008 16th
2007 18th
2006 17th
2005 22nd
2004 22nd
2003 -
2001 34th
2000 34th
*Top 25%

U.S. News & World Report: #1 Ranking for UC San Diego

UC San Diego Health is once again ranked among the nation’s best in U.S. News & World Report’s  “America’s Best Hospitals” issue. Read UCSD press release

America's Best Hospitals

 In the U.S. News & World Report "America's Best Hospitals" list, UC San Diego Rheumatology was a high performer once again, rating in the top 25% of hospitals surveyed nationally.  Read UCSD press release

America's Top Doctors

Dr. Stephen WassermanDr. Stephen I. Wasserman was among those named to the "America's Top Doctors" list from U.S. News & World ReportRead UCSD press release



Kim Barrett Selected President-Elect of the American Physiological Society

Dr. Kim BarrettKim E. Barrett, PhD, Distinguished Professor of Medicine in the Allergy & Immunology section at University of California, San Diego, School of Medicine, was elected president of the  American Physiological Society. Read UCSD press release

Dr. Barrett also received the American Physiological Society 2012 Bodil M. Schmidt-Nielsen Distinguished Mentor and Scientist Award.


Seema Aceves Elected to American Society for Clinical Investigation

Dr. Seema AcevesPhysician-scientist Seema Sharma Aceves, MD, PhD, associate professor, medicine and pediatrics, was elected to the American Society for Clinical Investigation in 2013. Election to the society is an honor that recognizes biomedical researchers who have outstanding achievements relatively early in their careers.

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