Patient Resources

As a health care consumer, you have important patient rights to ensure that you receive the health care you deserve. Get to know your Patient Rights and Responsibilities. 

We encourage patients to report any incidents of harassment, bias, and/or discrimination using the Report link below, emailing us at, or calling us at (858) 534-8298.


Report patient incidents here


Additional Resources at UCSD

UCSD Health Patient Experience

Moore's Cancer Center Patient Experience

Office of the Chancellor

Office of the Ombuds

UC San Diego Police Department

Whistleblower Hotline


External Resources

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office for Civil Rights (HHS OCR)

Report electronically: Office for Civil Rights Complaint Portal
Report by phone: 1-800-368-1019 or 800-537-7697 (TDD)
Report by mail (Complaint forms available here):
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
200 Independence Avenue
SW Room 509F, HHH Building
Washington, D.C. 20201 

California Department of Public Health’s Regional Office (CDHP)

Report electronically: CDHP Contact Us
Report by phone: 916-263-5800 or 800-554-0354
Report by fax: 916-263-5840
Report by mail:
3901 Lennane Drive, Suite 210
Sacramento, CA 95834

Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA)

Patients can file a complaint against a licensed medical professional, including physicians, nurses, psychologists and others by visiting.the DCA's online licensing and enforcement system.

You may also visit the Professional or Business Complaint page, which will allow you to access websites to file complaints about any licensed professional in the State of California.