Why I Choose USC: Jonathan Tucci, MD/PhD student

Jonathan Tucci was uncertain whether he wanted to pursue a medical degree or a PhD. Fortunately, he found a way to do both.

“I like the idea of being a translational scientist — being able to go from bench to bedside, and Read More »

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

Keck Medicine announces new solutions for using electronic medical records

Two new methods of recording electronic medical records (EMRs) have been launched at Keck Medicine of USC, according to a recent announcement from administrators. Physicians and clinical staff have started using Nuance’s Dragon Medical One and Cerner’s Millennium + Mobile Read More »

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

MRI-targeted biopsies potentially safer, more accurate for prostate cancer diagnosis

Data published from a multicenter clinical trial that included Keck Medicine of USC suggests that magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) prior to a prostate biopsy could eliminate unnecessary cancer tests and optimize accuracy of any necessary testing.

The PRECISION trial examines the Read More »

June 28th, 2018|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Expert in urologic implantation surgery retires after 36 years

When Stuart D. Boyd, MD, professor of urology at the Keck School of Medicine of USC, joined the Catherine and Joseph Aresty Department of Urology in 1982, he came with the goal of improving the quality of life for men Read More »

June 28th, 2018|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Keck School dean invited to testify to federal Elder Justice Coordinating Council

Keck School of Medicine of USC Dean Laura Mosqueda, MD, professor of family medicine and May S. and John H. Hooval Dean’s Chair in Medicine, testified during a hearing at the spring meeting of the Elder Justice Coordinating Council (EJCC) Read More »

June 27th, 2018|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|