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Medical Tourism Association's Featured Member - UC San Diego Health System

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Launched in 1966, UC San Diego Health System is the region's only academic health system, with a mission of providing excellent and compassionate patient care, advancing medical discoveries and educating future health care professionals.

It comprises UC San Diego Medical Center in Hillcrest, and UC San Diego Thornton Hospital, Moores Cancer Center, Shiley Eye Center, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center and Jacobs Medical Center (slated to open in 2016) in La Jolla, as well as other primary and specialty practices of UC San Diego Medical Group.

The Medical Center, Thornton Hospital and Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center operate under one license with a combined licensed capacity of 600 beds. Through its service, innovation and education, UC San Diego Health System is one place for compassionate caring and exceptional patient outcomes.

To learn more about UC San Diego Health System, please visit their website:

To learn more about membership with the MTA, please visit or email Eda Firat, Global Program & Membership Coordinator at

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