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What the film ‘The Father’ tells us about Alzheimer’s disease

The film “The Father” brings the issue of dementia to the forefront. This is a story about how a man, played by Anthony Hopkins, who refuses all assistance from his daughter, played by Read More »

April 2nd, 2021|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Health system honors doctors for 2021 Doctors’ Day

On March 30, Keck Medicine of USC celebrated National Doctors’ Day, a time when the health system acknowledges the vital contributions physicians make throughout the enterprise.

“Although this celebration occurs annually, Read More »

March 31st, 2021|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

New senior VP of health affairs visits Health Sciences Campus

Steven D. Shapiro, MD, who has been named to the newly created position of senior vice president for health affairs at USC, visited the Health Sciences Campus recently, accompanied by Keck Medicine of USC Read More »

March 31st, 2021|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Study: Dialysis costs triple in the individual market

Fifteen percent of the U.S. population has chronic kidney disease. At its most severe, end-stage kidney disease (ESKD) requires patients to receive dialysis regularly or have a kidney transplant. According to the CDC, over 750,000 people in the Read More »

March 30th, 2021|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Keck School climbs in U.S. News ranking of best medical schools for research

The Keck School of Medicine of USC rose in U.S. News and World Report’s 2022 edition of Best Medical Schools: Research, moving to 29th from 31st a year ago.

“I am very pleased that the Keck School Read More »

March 30th, 2021|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|