About UCSD Medical Center
University of California San Diego's Medical Center is part of the renowned University of California system, ranking as one of the most respected education and research institutions in the world. The Medical Center is known for fostering a collaborative approach between the brightest minds in the medical and scientific fields, leading to breakthroughs benefiting hospitals around the globe.
UCSD was looking to add state-of-the-art medical linear accelerator and radiotherapy equipment to offer the latest advances in radiation therapy to their patients. The client contacted RAD Technology, seeking a facility solution using their patented ProSystem vault, equipment and office space solution. RAD partnered with Whitley Manufacturing to construct the vault and clinical / treatment space, while teaming with a local manufacturer, Walden Structures, to construct the office suite.
The vault, clinical and office space were all constructed off-site and on an accelerated timeline. The units comprising the vault housing the radiotherapy equipment and the clinical space were fabricated in Indiana by Whitley and shipped to southern California. The building uses custom fabricated steel framing and proprietary radiation shielding methods. Inside, the building is finished with technically demanding systems and shielding to contain the patented radiotherapy technology. From the beginning of manufacturing to completion only spanned seven months, allowing the end client to quickly recoup their investment and serve patients months in advance.