Good doctor-patient relationships improve outcomes for diabetic patients

A new model of delivering primary care studied by Keck Medicine of USC researchers has the potential to improve the health of patients with type 2 diabetes. The model encourages doctors to be more of a “medical home” for their patients by being accessible to patients in person and by phone, developing good ongoing relationships ... Read More »

October 31st, 2014|Announcements|

USC rolls out the cardinal carpet on Stem Cell Awareness Day

When asked why stem cell research matters, guests at this year’s Stem Cell Awareness Day gave many creative answers. “Because it has unlimited potential to treat human diseases.” “Because every part of us except the soul comes from stem cells.” “Because it’s the future.” Held on October 8 at the Eli and Edythe Broad CIRM ... Read More »

October 29th, 2014|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Keck School honors top teachers

The Keck School of Medicine of USC Dean’s Recognition Ceremony was held Sept. 24 on campus. Honorees included: Outstanding Year I Course Musculoskeletal Outstanding Year II course Cardiovascular Outstanding Required Clerkship Internal Medicine Outstanding Selective/Elective Emergency Medicine Outstanding Teaching as a Resident Rayhan Lal, MD, Pediatrics Daniel Martinez, MD, Medicine Barbara Rubino, MD, Medicine Allison ... Read More »

October 29th, 2014|Announcements|

New Edmondson Faculty Center is lighter, brighter and open to all

In a word, the old Edmondson Faculty Center, with its chocolate brown wood paneling, oversized leather chairs and dim lighting, was dark. And so, when it closed for renovations the first order of business was to brighten the place up starting with the decor. Gone are the panels of stained glass that kept sunlight at ... Read More »

October 29th, 2014|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

USC-led study identifies new genetic variants indicating susceptibility to prostate cancer

An international study co-led by Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California (USC) scientists and researchers in the United Kingdom has revealed 23 new genetic susceptibility locations indicating risk for prostate cancer. The data study, analyzing more than 87,000 individuals of European, African, Japanese and Latino ancestry, is the largest of its ... Read More »

October 21st, 2014|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|