An Evening with the President of the University of California: Cultivating the Next Generation of Healthcare Leaders
Tuesday, December 14th at 5 p.m.
Dr. Michael V. Drake was appointed the 21st president of the University of California in August 2020. He oversees UC’s world-renowned system of 10 campuses, five medical centers, three nationally affiliated labs, more than 280,000 students and 230,000 faculty and staff. Dr. Drake previously served as president of The Ohio State University from 2014 through June 2020. Prior to OSU, he served in several roles at the University of California including nine years as chancellor of UC Irvine and five years as the systemwide vice president for health affairs. An ophthalmologist by training, Drake received his A.B. from Stanford University, his M.D. and residency from UCSF, and his fellowship training in ophthalmology at UCSF and the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary.