Affiliate Business Management

UC San Diego's various affiliation agreements provide the university, and in particular Health Sciences, prestige and an international reputation for collaboration. Health Sciences is committed to developing its relationships with its affiliate partners for the benefit of Health Sciences and the university as a whole. Of the 23 departments and units involved, 99% are on the Health Sciences Campus.

Health Sciences Affiliate Partners:Personnel Impact (Headcount):
  • Howard Hughes Medical Institute
  • J. Craig Venter Institute for Allergy and Immunology
  • Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research
  • Sanford Consortium for Regenerative Medicine
    • La Jolla Institute
    • Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute
    • Salk Institute for Biological Sciences
    • The Scripps Research Institute
  • Veterans Affairs San Diego Health System
  • Veterans Medical Research Foundation
  • UCSD Faculty – 429
  • UCSD Staff – 239
  • UCSD Students – 123
  • UCSD Affiliates – 205

ABM Role:

Affiliations Business Management serves as the primary liaison to affiliate partners and provides relationship management, issue resolution, ensures compliance with terms of each agreement, including serving as a resource for agency funds and providing affiliate access to non-UCSD support staff to UCSD systems.  Additionally, ABM provides services such as:

  • Access to campus recharge services
  • Access to UC Learning Center
  • Access to Environmental Health and Safety
  • Access to various campus services
  • Affiliate User ID / access
  • Agency Account Fund Management
  • Data Sharing
  • Check Processing
  • Monthly Reporting / Invoicing
  • Required Fund Transfers

Affiliations Business Management (ABM) represents Health Sciences and its affiliate partners on a campus-wide policy committee that is dedicated to enhancing and improving relationships with current and future affiliates. ABM also represents UC San Diego on the Affiliate Relationship Management Committee that meets routinely discuss issues and achievements relating to UC San Diego's interactions with the affiliate agencies. The goal of both committees is to make each affiliate feel like they are part of UC San Diego and its community.