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Health Informatics

Students gain advanced knowledge of storing, retrieving, and interpreting medical and health information essential for health professionals and scientists, including: disease management and the Internet; decision support; the human-computer interaction and interfaces; the electronic medical record; HIPAA; telemedicine; standardized medical terminology and messaging systems; security of health care systems; and the privacy of patient data essential for careers as health informaticists.


Program Address

UC Davis Health System
Health Informatics Program
4610 X Street, Suite 2301
Sacramento, CA 95817
(916) 734-8710
(916) 734-3486

Program Type

Interdisciplinary Graduate Group
Lead Dean: 
School of Medicine
Major Code: 

Degree Requirements

Administrative ByLaws

Application Deadlines

Jan 15, 2021
Mar 1, 2021
Space Available: 
Jun 1, 2021
Prospective Student Fellowship: 
Jan 15, 2021
Continuing Student Fellowship: 
Jan 15, 2021

Degrees Offered

M.S. Plan I


Graduate Program Coordinator

Program Chair

  • Graduate Group Chair
  • Med: Public Health Sciences
  • 10/01/2016 to 06/30/2022

Academic Advisors

  • Advisor: Admissions Only
  • Med: Public Health Sciences
  • 09/01/2016 to 08/31/2021
  • Advisor: Primary Contact
  • Med: Public Health Sciences
  • 09/01/2014 to 08/31/2021

Senior Academic Advisor in Graduate Studies

Internal Fellowship Analyst in Graduate Studies

External Fellowship Analyst in Graduate Studies