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|

USC Verdugo Hills Hospital expands surgery offering

As part of its efforts to serve an even greater segment of the Southern California community, Keck Medicine of USC is expanding its surgical offerings at USC Verdugo Hills Hospital. Patients in the area previously had been able to undergo surgery with Keck Medicine physicians at USC-VHH, but had to commute roughly 13 miles to ... Read More »

May 23rd, 2017|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Nurses honored during Nurses Week

Celebrations rang out in May across Keck Medical Center of USC in honor of nurses and staff members. Among the celebrations during Nurses Week and Hospital Week was the annual nursing awards ceremony, held in Hoffman Café at Keck Hospital of USC. “Our nurses are committed to excellence and providing our patients with care in ... Read More »

May 23rd, 2017|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Keck Medicine recognized for equality in LGBTQ patient care

The Human Rights Campaign Foundation Healthcare Equality Index recently named Keck Medicine of USC as a “Top Performer in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality.” The index recognizes health care organizations that provide equitable and inclusive care of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) patients, visitors and employees. The Healthcare Equality Index is intended as a tool ... Read More »

May 23rd, 2017|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Zlokovic installed as Mary Hayley and Selim Zilkha Chair in Alzheimer’s Disease Research

Berislav V. Zlokovic, MD, PhD, the pioneering researcher whose work has transformed modern understanding of degenerative neurological diseases, was installed as the inaugural holder of the Mary Hayley and Selim Zilkha Chair in Alzheimer's Disease Research at a ceremony held May 4 at the Zilkha Neurogenetic Institute. Zlokovic, chair and professor of physiology and biophysics ... Read More »

May 23rd, 2017|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|