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It’s a Match! Graduating medical students celebrate residency news

The Keck School of Medicine of USC’s newest generation of doctors learned where they will begin the next chapter of their careers, and their lives, as residents during the much-anticipated Match Day celebrations on March 16.

Nearly 160 future physicians gathered Read More »

March 16th, 2018|featured, Keck Net Intranet|

Helping genomics research reflect more accurate demographics

By 2050, America’s nationwide population will resemble the current makeup of Los Angeles — a much more diverse range of backgrounds. But to date, the majority of genomic data used for studies of disease has been skewed toward Caucasians — Read More »

March 15th, 2018|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

LCME grants full accreditation to the Keck School

The Keck School of Medicine of USC has achieved the highest level of accreditation available to a medical school in the United States by the Liaison Committee of Medical Education (LCME), the U.S. Department of Education-recognized accrediting body for medical Read More »

March 15th, 2018|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Public health student gives back through global lifeguarding

Life’s a beach for public health student Jonathan Robinson—literally. The moment the San Clemente surfer plunged into the frigid Pacific to pass a lifeguarding test at age 17, his passion became his profession.


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March 14th, 2018|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Why seniors are susceptible to phone scams and fraud, and how to stop them

An elderly woman races to pick up her ringing landline.

“Hello?” she says.



“Yeah, it’s Bill,” the caller says in an urgent voice. “Listen, don’t tell Mom and Dad, they’ll be so mad at me. But I’m in Mexico and got caught Read More »

March 13th, 2018|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|