Felicia Ann Schenkel Memorial Lectureship honors a dedicated caregiver

February 25th, 2021

The Department of Surgery at the Keck School of Medicine of USC has established a lectureship to honor the memory of Felicia Ann Schenkel, MSN, NP, a beloved member of the USC community who worked ... Read More »

Op-Ed: Much more COVID-19 vaccine is on the way. L.A. County should rethink its distribution

February 25th, 2021

Felipe Osorno is executive administrator of Continuum of Care Operations and Value Improvement at Keck Medicine of USC. He recently shared his perspective on vaccine distribution in an op-ed that was published by the Los ... Read More »

Eating disorders expert answers your questions

February 24th, 2021

Contrary to what many may think, eating disorders are not just about food or dieting. Eating disorders are bio-psycho-social diseases that affect people of all genders and include anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa and binge eating ... Read More »

Mobile dental clinic keeps kids smiling through the pandemic

February 23rd, 2021

The pain was unbearable. The headaches were relentless. When Mahogany Jones complained of a toothache to her mother, Kamika, their options for care were limited. The COVID-19 pandemic had disrupted dental care, which meant low- ... Read More »

USC tackles vaccination inequities with community COVID-19 vaccine clinic

February 23rd, 2021

Keck Medicine of USC nurses and USC School of Pharmacy students vaccinated more than 400 people from the Eastside of Los Angeles on Feb. 20 to help counter disparities in COVID-19 inoculation. Even though 43% percent of white ... Read More »

Momentum builds behind mental health corps that reflects students

February 18th, 2021

Living through 2020 sent a lot of people to therapy — particularly college students of color. COVID-19 hit Black and Latino families hard, and Black students saw their community’s centuries-long struggle against racism lead to national protests. ... Read More »

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