Narsing Rao, MD, establishes first endowed lectureship in the Department of Ophthalmology

Narsing Rao, MD, Grace and Emery Beardsley Professor of Ophthalmology at the Keck School of Medicine of USC, has made a generous gift to establish the Narsing Rao, MD, Endowed Lectureship Fund at the USC Roski Eye Read More »

November 16th, 2022|Announcements|

Leapfrog group gives Keck Hospital of USC its seventh consecutive ‘A’

For the seventh time in a row, Keck Hospital of USC earned an “A” Hospital Safety Grade from The Leapfrog Group, an independent national watchdog organization, for achieving the highest national standards in patient safety.

“While Keck Hospital has Read More »

November 16th, 2022|featured, Keck Net Intranet|

USC-VHH enhances quality and safety with new executive role

Keck Medicine of USC, a national leader in patient safety, has announced its enhanced commitment to the highest standards of care with the appointment of Mary Virgallito, MSN, RN, who will serve as the first chief quality officer at Read More »

November 15th, 2022|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

The Keck School receives federal funding for MPH degree scholarships

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Health Resources and Services Administration has awarded $1.5 million to the Keck School of Medicine of USC’s Department of Population and Public Health Read More »

November 15th, 2022|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

New cancer drug may also treat COVID-19 variants

A chaperone protein called GRP78, which is known to exacerbate the spread of cancer in the body, has been shown to do the same for viruses — including the one that causes COVID-19. The study, led by the Keck School Read More »

November 14th, 2022|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|