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Foundation: 1966

Mission: To deliver outstanding patient care through commitment to the community, groundbreaking research and inspired teaching.

Vision: To create a healthier world — one life at a time — through new science, new medicine and new cures.

History: health.ucsd.edu


Overall percentile


Research percentile


Innovation percentile


Societal percentile

Evolution of the institution

The following data gives a quick reading on the scientific performance in the last years. The research ranking refers to the volume, impact and quality of the institution's research output. The innovation ranking is calculated on the number of patent applications of the institution and the citations that its research output receives from patents. Finally, the societal ranking is based on the number of pages of the institution's website and the number of backlinks and mentions from social networks.

Compared to its context

The result of the evaluation of the institution can be compared to obtain a view of the country, the region to which it belongs and the institutions of the world, placing it in their respective positions.

Compared to All sectors (percentiles)
Compared to Health sector (percentiles)

Ranks by Subject area

We have divided the scientific output of the institution into 19 large areas of knowledge and the following table shows only the ranks in different territorial domains achieved by the institution in each of the areas. For an institution to have a presence in an area, it is necessary that it exceed in the last year a minimum output threshold equivalent to twice the percentage that this area represents in the world. If you need scientific indicators on these areas visit Scopus and/or SciVal

AreaWorldNorthern AmericaOECDUnited States
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 262nd107th220th99th
Arts and Humanities 285th117th253rd105th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 125th73rd106th71st
Chemistry 143rd67th96th64th
Computer Science 312th106th224th98th
Engineering 116th40th62nd39th
Environmental Science 176th47th108th45th
Mathematics 208th63rd143rd60th
Medicine 159th93rd143rd88th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 283rd134th221st129th
Physics and Astronomy 128th60th91st59th
Psychology 367th187th345th167th
Social Sciences 653rd270th574th239th

Publishing profile

These are the journals used by the institution's researchers to publish their work in the last year. The size of each circle represents the value of the SJR of the publication, and its spatial position represents its subject matter.

This visualizatión allows you to identify the knowledge areas where the institution has published, recognize the prestige of the scientific journals in which the institution knowledge has been published, and identify predominant scientific communities.

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