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UC Irvine Health receives top grade in sixth consecutive hospital safety report
April 12, 2017
UC Irvine Health has received a sixth consecutive “A” grade in The Leapfrog Group’s Hospital Safety Grade, which rates how well hospitals protect patients from errors, injuries and infections.
Notice for Blue Shield of California and Blue Cross Covered CA PPO patients
March 17, 2017
Blue Cross Covered California PPO patients may have received a letter from Blue Cross indicating that UC Irvine Health Medical Group is not contracted. This letter is incorrect.
Key mutation in melanoma suppresses immune system
March 07, 2017

University of California, Irvine researchers have identified a specific mutation that allows melanoma tumor cells to remain undetected by the immune system. The finding may lead to the development of better immunotherapies and more effective methods to identify patients that would respond to these new therapies.

UC Irvine Health pain expert to test Botox as migraine treatment for children
March 06, 2017

UC Irvine Health anesthesiologist Shalini Shah, MD, has received an American Society of Regional Anesthesia’s Chronic Pain Research Grant to study the safety and use of Botox in treating chronic migraines in children ages eight to 17.

Mini Med School for You
March 06, 2017

Healthcare is changing rapidly, and UC Irvine Health experts want to keep you informed of the latest developments and advances that could impact your well-being. A lecture and discussion series entitled Mini Med School 101 will kick off in March to present Orange County residents with the latest news in medical science.

UC Irvine Health to hold public symposium about kidney heath
March 01, 2017

Chronic kidney disease is fast becoming a public health crisis. UC Irvine Health is observing World Kidney Day with a free public symposium about kidney health, featuring health screenings and leading experts in nephrology, urology, transplant and nutrition.

Colon and rectal cancers rising in young people
February 28, 2017

IN THE NEWS: A New York Times report about the rising incidence of colorectal cancer among young adults featured UC Irvine Health oncologist Dr. Jason Zell.

Surfer says so long to seizures
February 23, 2017
Corey Phillips is looking forward to surfing again after treatment to curb his epilepsy seizures.
From riding the waves to driving a car, UC Irvine Health epilepsy patients are enjoying the benefits of new treatments to curb their seizures.
Anti-Cancer Challenge to raise funds for research
February 22, 2017

The Anti-Cancer Challenge Cycle and Run for Cures will benefit lifesaving research at the UC Irvine Health Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center. The inaugural event weekend will take place June 10 and 11, 2017 at the Angel Stadium in Anaheim, Calif.

Scary movies help UC Irvine researchers identify key brain circuits for processing fear
February 08, 2017

Scenes from scary movies help UC Irvine Health researchers identify a key neural pathway in humans that explains how the brain processes feelings of fear and anxiety. Neurologist Jack Lin says the finding could help scientists unlock new ways to treat mental health disorders.

Upcoming Classes & Events

Joint Replacement - Hip or Knee

This class is for you if you are having a hip or knee replaced. You will learn exercises and...

April 24, 2017 02:00 PM – 03:00 PM
Weight Loss Program Information Session
The best way to learn about the UC Irvine Health Weight Management Program is to attend a free, no obligation information session. Register to attend one of the following orientation sessions in Irvine by calling 949-824-8770.
April 24, 2017 05:30 PM – 06:30 PM
Parkinson's Disease and Other Movement Disorders
Learn about the latest advances in movement-disorder diagnosis, treatment options and research findings in this presentation from Neal Hermanowicz, MD, and Nicolas M. Phielipp, MD.
April 24, 2017 07:00 PM – 08:30 PM
Weight Loss Program Information Session
The best way to learn about the UC Irvine Health Weight Management Program is to attend a free, no obligation information session. Register to attend one of the following orientation sessions in Irvine by calling 949-824-8770.
April 26, 2017 12:00 PM – 01:00 PM
Prepared Childbirth

This five-part series prepares parents-to-be with the skills they need for a successful and...

April 26, 2017 07:00 PM – 09:30 PM