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Years of Service Breakfast honors longtime employees

USC employees were honored in May for their service to Keck Medicine of USC at the annual Years of Service Breakfast, part of Hospital Week celebrations. More than 449 staff members who achieved a milestone of 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35 or 40 years gathered at the breakfast, held in the Soto I ... Read More »

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

Commencement 2017: Undergraduate ceremony highlights 20 years of innovative education

On May 12, 106 new graduates of the Keck School of Medicine of USC celebrated with family, friends and fellow graduates in Town and Gown at USC’s University Park campus. Having earned bachelor’s degrees in Health Promotion and Disease Prevention or Global Health, the graduates were jubilant as Program Director Elahe Nezami, PhD, associate dean ... Read More »

May 16th, 2017|Commencement, Keck Net Intranet|

Pharmacy’s new minor offers major advantages

Just as pharmacists compound medications to personalize them for patients, the USC School of Pharmacy now offers many undergraduate courses that can be mixed or matched to enhance the students’ undergraduate education to better prepare them for a range of careers. While completing the third year of her bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering, Rebeca Thweatt ... Read More »

May 12th, 2017|Announcements, Commencement, Keck Net Intranet|

Administration takes proactive approach to medical student wellness

“Tissue,” said Donna Elliott, MD, EdD, senior associate dean for student and educational affairs at the Keck School of Medicine of USC, “is my number one office product.” Elliott’s charge is to support students on their four-year journey. The shorthand is to “promote wellness.” In practice, she said, members of the medical faculty are witness ... Read More »

May 12th, 2017|Announcements, Commencement, Keck Net Intranet|

Mikel Snow honored with Associates Award for Excellence in Teaching

Elizabeth Graddy presents Mikel Snow with the USC Associates Award for Excellence in Teaching during the Academic Honors Convocation, held April 17 at Town and Gown on the University Park Campus. (Photo/Steve Cohn) Mikel Snow, PhD, is professor of cell and neurobiology (educational scholar), and holds the Lt. Col. Earle and Patricia M. ... Read More »

May 12th, 2017|Announcements, Commencement, Keck Net Intranet|