Medical Center and Teaching Hospital

Hub for Healing

Collaborative approach to healthcare and education.

Our Goal

To create life-long learners that are trained to serve the community as leaders in health care science, education, and research.

State-of-the-Art Medical Hub

California Northstate University plans to build a new state-of-the-art Medical Center and Teaching Hospital in the city of Natomas. This expansion will further CNU's mission to advance the science and art of healthcare.

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  • 260

    Bed Facility

  • 30

    ICU Beds

  • 39

    ER Beds

  • 12



The Healthcare Zone

CNUMC will be a 750,000 SF teaching hospital with a level II trauma center. It will have 260 beds including 30 ICU beds with additional 30 beds that can be flexed up to ICU level. It will also have 39 ER beds and 2 trauma care rooms with its own CT scan rooms. It is planned to be twelve-stories tall with state-of-art design for efficient and quality patient care. It will offer intensive, acute, elective, and concierge medical care.

Planned Hospital Services

  • Anesthesiology
  • Cardiology and Interventional Cardiology
  • Cosmetic, Body Contouring,
     and Plastic Reconstructive Surgery
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Maternal Fetal Medicine, IVF, Womens Health
  • Med/surg Acute Care
  • Med/surg Intensive Care
  • Nephrology
  • Neurology
  • Oncology
  • Ophthalmology
  • Orthopedics
  • Otolaryngology (ENT)
  • Pediatrics
  • Pulmonary, Critical Care
     and Infectious Diseases
  • Stroke Center
  • Surgery
      (Inpatient and Outpatient)
  • Transplant
  • Trauma Services (Level II)
  • Urology
Elk Grove Campus Building


  • 2014 — CNU opens College of Medicine in Elk Grove
  • 2015 — Medical School receives accreditation
  • 2018 — Acquisition of land adjacent to CNU campus
  • December 2018 — Announcement of CNU Medical Center and Teaching Hospital project plans
  • May 2019 — Graduation of inaugural Medical School class
  • May 2021 – Acquisition of Land in Natomas adjacent to I-5 (Former location of Arco/Sleep Train Arena)
  • 2021 – Entitlement
  • TBD — Hospital construction to begin
  • TBD — Projected completion

Hospital & University News

CNU hospital, once slated for Elk Grove, to be built in Sacramento - Sac Bee

The Sacramento Kings, in partnership with the university and the city of Sacramento, last week announced the plan for the hospital/medical center, which will be located on 35 developable acres that were donated to CNU by the Kings. As part of the project, the arena will be demolished. [Read More]

  • June 25, 2021