How the body balances its immune system

In your body, blood stem cells produce approximately 10 billion new white blood cells, which are also known as immune cells, each and every day. Even more remarkably, if some of these blood stem cells fail to do their part, Read More »

May 31st, 2018|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Symposium addresses advances in primary care

The Department of Family Medicine at the Keck School of Medicine of USC hosted the first annual Primary Care Program Symposium April 28 on the Health Sciences Campus. Attendees included primary care preceptors and faculty wanting to improve their skills Read More »

May 30th, 2018|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Why I Choose USC: Lauren Maldonado, fourth-year medical student

Medical students have a desire at heart to help and heal people. It propels us forward through years of rigorous training. I realized, however, larger “upstream” decisions can hinder our ability to care for patients. Limited or outdated policies, Read More »

May 30th, 2018|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Campaign raises awareness of cervical cancer prevention among Latinas

USC’s local campaign to encourage Latinas to get tested for cervical cancer extends further into the community this year, with the hiring of local health care professionals who already work with residents.

Es Tiempo is an annual public awareness campaign that was Read More »

May 29th, 2018|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Caregivers honored for attention to patients

Keck Medicine of USC recently honored health care employees who have exceeded the expectations of patients and families through exceptional care.

The USC Choi Family Awards for Excellence in Patient-Centered Care recognize nurses, residents, physicians, non-clinical staff and departments for demonstrating Read More »

May 23rd, 2018|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|