COVID-19, flu and RSV vaccines: What you need to know

Keck Medicine of USC experts recently answered common questions about updated protective measures for staying healthy and safe during the respiratory virus season — including a newly approved vaccine for respiratory syncytial virus, which Read More »

August 24th, 2023|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

USC Thoracic Surgery holds Care for the Caregiver staff retreat

Earlier this month, USC Thoracic Surgery held an unusual all-staff meeting. Instead of talking about best practices or quarterly plans, they started out with some stretching and then moved into a simple mindfulness activity.

The full-day event was a team retreat, Read More »

August 23rd, 2023|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Alan S. Wayne, MD, named Department of Pediatrics chair

Alan S. Wayne, MD, has been named chair of the Department of Pediatrics at the Keck School of Medicine of USC and senior vice president of academic affairs and pediatrician-in-chief at Read More »

August 22nd, 2023|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Keck Medical Center of USC hosts ECMO 10-year anniversary event

On Thursday, July 13, 2023, Keck Medical Center of USC celebrated the 10th anniversary of the nurse-run Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) program, which is a life-supporting intervention that provides heart-lung bypass support outside the body. The event, which took place Read More »

August 15th, 2023|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Researchers unlock mystery of cartilage regeneration in lizards

Researchers from USC Stem Cell and the Keck School of Medicine of USC have found that cartilage-building fibroblasts and tissue-protecting immune cells called septoclasts share an interplay that makes it possible for lizards to regenerate their tails.

The Read More »

August 15th, 2023|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|