Nursing at UC San Diego Health

The Power of Nursing Excellence

UC San Diego Health is a Magnet-accredited hospital system offering a nationally acclaimed team of health care physicians and nurses who deeply care for our patients and their loved ones.

We're an academic hospital with the most current research and distinguished faculty. The nursing team at UC San Diego Health is first in class and it plays a vital role in providing exceptional patient care and cultivating an organizational culture base on our core values of Quality, Caring, Integrity, Creativity and Teamwork.

Career-driven health care professionals and aspiring new graduates are drawn to UC San Diego Health's commitment to our team members' continuous education, personal growth and professional development.

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Clinical Leadership

Our Chief Clinical Officer Margarita Baggett, RN, MSN, is a highly accomplished nursing leader with extensive experience in quality management, service excellence, staff recruitment and retention and regulatory affairs.

A Wharton Fellow from the Nurse Executive Management Program, Baggett has a Master of Science from Adelphi University and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Molloy College.