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Biologist takes artistic view of science

“Anyone who views something under a microscope or through a telescope will tell you that science is art, and that art is the perfect way to convey science,” said Amanda Kwieraga, MS, an alumna of the Master of Science in Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine program at the Keck School of Medicine of USC. ... Read More »

July 24th, 2017|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Outstanding local high school students explore cancer research at USC

The Center for Applied Molecular Medicine (CAMM) at the Lawrence J. Ellison Institute for Transformative Medicine hosted its seventh annual Junior Fellows program from June 14 through June 30. The program aims to foster scientific achievement for rising high school seniors interested in clinical or research oncology by challenging them to thinking critically in a ... Read More »

July 24th, 2017|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Residency program trains doctors to be at forefront of medicine

As a surgeon with an especially strong sense of how important personal connections can be, Alejandro Pita, MD, knew that he had found his first choice when he arrived at USC for his residency interview. He attended a pre-interview dinner with Kenji Inaba, MD, associate professor of surgery (clinical scholar) at the Keck School of ... Read More »

July 24th, 2017|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

ICU Liberation Fair highlights innovative care methods

Should a nurse ask family members to help move a patient from the bed to a chair? How do you assess the pain level of a patient who can’t speak? What’s one way to help a patient who may be at risk for dementia? Attendees of the June 22 Intensive Care Unit (ICU) Liberation fair ... Read More »

July 24th, 2017|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Leadership academy emphasizes learning, collaboration

A cohort of recent graduates from a leadership program are ready to put their knowledge to the test with a quality improvement project they developed for their required capstone project. The Healthcare Leadership Academy (HLA) is a collaborative effort between Keck Medicine of USC and Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. Led by a multidisciplinary team of ... Read More »

July 24th, 2017|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|