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    Friday, November 3, 2017
    The Primary Care Physician Assistant (PA) Program at the Keck School of Medicine of USC celebrated PA Week beginning Oct. 6. This year also marks the 50th anniversary of the creation of the physician assistant profession. PAs are nationally certified and state-licensed medical professionals who practice on health care teams... Read More »
      Friday, November 3, 2017
      The Dean’s Office of the Keck School of Medicine of USC held an appreciation event on Oct. 26, bringing an array of food trucks to the Health Sciences Campus to celebrate students and postdoctoral scholars. Administrators, including Interim Dean Laura Mosqueda, MD, and Donna Elliott, MD, EdD, senior associate dean... Read More »
        Friday, November 3, 2017
        On Oct. 23, volunteers from the USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center gathered to package essential pharmaceutical and medical supplies to donate to the University of Puerto Rico (UPR) Medical Center, which is still recovering from the devastating effects of Hurricane Maria. The donation was coordinated by Larissa Rodriguez, MD, associate... Read More »
          Friday, November 3, 2017
          The number of clinical faculty promotions for the Keck School of Medicine of USC faculty has tripled since 2014. This increase is the result of a project undertaken by the Office of Faculty Affairs to improve the processes used to promote faculty. This has led to two new ways for... Read More »
            Friday, November 3, 2017
            Tom Jackiewicz, MPH, senior vice president and CEO of Keck Medicine of USC, joined health care executives for a panel at the second annual Leadership Symposium organized by Modern Healthcare. The session, held during the Oct. 20-21 event in Arizona, included discussions with Mark Ganz, CEO of Cambia Health Solutions,... Read More »
              Friday, November 3, 2017
              The Health Sciences Campus community recently enjoyed a recital by internationally acclaimed concert pianist Zora Mihailovich. The performance was sponsored by the Provost’s office and organized under the Keck School of Medicine of USC’s Humanities, Ethics, Art, and Law (HEAL) program.... Read More »
                Friday, November 3, 2017
                Adrian Dobrowolsky, MD, works to build a connection with each patient he treats. Dobrowolsky, assistant professor of clinical surgery at the Keck School of Medicine of USC, was named the resident/fellow winner of the 2017 USC Choi Family Awards for Excellence in Patient-Centered Care. “I think of my patients as... Read More »
                  Friday, November 3, 2017
                  Without enzyme replacement therapy or a blood or marrow transplant, children born with Hurler syndrome usually die before they reach 10 years old. The rare genetic disease leaves the body without an enzyme that breaks down large molecular building blocks of bones and tissue, causing organ damage and physical difficulties.... Read More »
                    Tuesday, October 31, 2017
                    Keck Hospital of USC is one of 832 hospitals nationwide to receive an “A” grade from the Leapfrog Group, a national patient safety watchdog, during the Fall 2017 release of the Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade. Developed under the guidance of an expert panel, the Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade uses 30... Read More »
                      Friday, October 20, 2017
                      The USC Mark and Mary Stevens Neuroimaging and Informatics Institute at the Keck School of Medicine of USC has received $19 million to help create a classification system for cells in the mouse brain. Led by Hong-Wei Dong, MD, PhD, associate professor of neurology, the team will join the BRAIN Initiative Cell Census Network (BICCN) consortium, a... Read More »
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