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Complication after breast cancer treatment led patient to Keck Medicine expert

It wasn’t the launch into retirement Mike Fleisher expected. He had just retired on Oct. 1, 2017, and had plans to celebrate the end of his six-days-a-week work schedule by traveling to South America and the Galapagos Islands with his Read More »

October 30th, 2019|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Trans care team at USC focuses on sensitivity, support

Students who are transgender and in the process of transitioning have a team of health professionals and advocates at USC to support them on their journey.

On the medical side, Patty Pinanong in USC Student Health ensures the dozen Read More »

October 30th, 2019|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Alumni hear of medical center expansion, advances in student education at annual meeting

Alumni, faculty and staff gathered for a day of learning and reminiscing at the Keck Medicine of USC Annual Meeting and Healthcare Conference. Held Oct. 18 on the Health Sciences Campus as part of Homecoming celebrations, the day consisted of Read More »

October 29th, 2019|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

New study implicates flavored e-cigs in teen vaping epidemic

A new study has found that teens who vape candy- or fruit-flavored e-cigarettes are more likely to stick with the habit and vape more heavily, implicating flavors in the teen vaping epidemic.

The study — published online Oct. 28 in Read More »

October 29th, 2019|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Open enrollment begins for 2020 benefits through Nov. 18

USC benefits-eligible employees have a chance to re-enroll in benefits during this year’s open enrollment during the sign-up period, which began Oct. 28 and runs through Nov. 18.

By enrolling during the open period, employees have access to discounts via the Read More »

October 28th, 2019|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|