©Christopher Barrett

UCSD Jacobs Medical Center

Jacobs Medical Center on the University of California, San Diegos East Campus supports primary and specialty medicine at the UCSD Moore's Cancer Center, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center and Shiley Eye Center and aims to catalyze bench to bedside discoveries.


University of California, San Diego


La Jolla, California

Project Team
  • Cannon Design


  • Kitchell Contractors Inc. (KCI)

    General Contractor

  • Project Management

Project Type



Higher Education

Life Sciences

  • Construction Administration

  • Design Administration

  • FF&E Coordination

  • Procurement

  • Program Management

  • Schedule & Budget Management

  • Project Facts
    • 509,500 SF

    • 10-Story building over two basement levels

    • 254 Patient beds

    • Bone marentry tansplant unit with specialized air filtration system

    • 14 Operating rooms

    • 9th Floor labor & delivery, NICU, birthing center and nursery

    • Amenities include, chapel, gift shop, courtyards & terraces

    • Medical education center, 3 theaters

    • Helistop (direct access to each floor)

    • Connects on multiple floors to UCSDs existing Thornton Hospital

    • LEED-Registered