Jacobs Medical Center on University of California, San Diego’s (UCSD) east campus in La Jolla is located in the heart of the area’s nexus of biomedical research centers and hospitals. The 10 story over two basement levels, 509,500 square foot facility is built next to UCSD’s existing Thornton Hospital and connects on multiple floors. It includes a bone marrow transplant unit, 14 operating rooms, labor and delivery unit, NICU and birthing center, and a medical education center with three theaters. Amenities include a chapel, courtyard, garden, and terraces. The building in LEED-registered.
The advanced medical center will support primary and specialty medicine at the UCSD Moore’s Cancer Center, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center and Shiley Eye Center and aim to catalyze “bench to bedside” discoveries. The medical staff of the UCSD Health System will also be able to expand partnerships with physician groups and community clinics.