Summary: Education, Research, Patient Care, and Community Service
The story of UCSD's growth and success in its relatively
brief history is well known,and if we were to graph
that trajectory,it would continue to point upward.
Our Health Sciences faculty,staff,and students are
major contributors to UCSD's preeminence.I am
pleased to report that 2006 brings some important
new projects that will further strengthen our
Academic Medical Center and our service to the
community,with leading-edge research,patient
care,and educational programs to prepare future
investigators,academicians and practitioners.
We began the year with approval by the University
of California Board of Regents to proceed with
construction of the Sulpizio Family Cardiovascular
Center and expansion of the John M.and Sally B.
Thornton Hospital.At UCSD Medical Center-East
Campus,we are victims of our own success.We